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Church alterations

Martin’s Memorial Church on Francis Street, Stornoway, is seeking planning permission to alter the fabric of its building.

It is proposed that a door opening in the east elevation be created by removing the existing windowsill and ancillary works.

It is also proposed to replace the large non-original window in the south elevation and carry out various works to repair, refurbish, and repaint existing windows, doors, and roof timbers in a like-for-like fashion. 

The church would also like to replace defective UPVC guttering.

Erect a house

Planning permission is being sought to erect a detached dwelling house, create access, and install a foul water treatment system and air source heat pump at 5A Crulivig.

The applicant is Dolina Macleod, of 3 Hacklete.

Erect a wind turbine

Planning consent is requested to erect a nine-metre tall domestic wind turbine at 36A Gravir, Lochs. The applicant is Jill Ireland, of the same address.

Erect a house

Planning permission is being sought to erect a single-storey house with associated access and curtilage at 83 Upper Coll, Back.

The applicant is Iain Martin of 68A Newmarket.

Amended plans

The Comhairle has received revised plans to site two caravan pods for holiday let use at 24 Callanish.

James Crossley of 24A Callanish has submitted the amended planning permission application.


*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.