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Distillery expansion

North Uist Distillery’s expansion into whisky took a formal step with the submission of a planning permission application to erect a new building at Nunton Steadings on Benbecula.

The proposed steel-framed building is to be used for the malting process.

The plans can be viewed here.

*The online planning portal is unavailable due to Comhairle nan Eilean’s ongoing recovery from last November’s cyber-attack. For further information on these supplied summaries, parties wishing to view all the documents related to a planning application may do so at the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar offices on Sandwick Road, Stornoway Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW or Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula. HS7 5LA, ordinarily between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Appointments can be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.