Kishorn Port and Dry Dock is the former construction site of the Ninian Central Platform, the site has 45 Hectares of land available (including the dry dock) for immediate construction and development with a further 19 Hectares available.

Kishorn Port Ltd Open Day – Lochcarron Village Hall – 20th February 2013

Kishorn Port Ltd are preparing to submit a planning application to Highland Council with respect to the future operation/development of Kishorn Port. The application relates to the proposed regeneration of the former Kishorn Oil Platform Construction Yard and Dry Dock and Quays to provide construction, manufacturing and servicing facilities for the off-shore energy sector, including on-side worker accommodation. This will include a) removal of fill cover and extension of the existing Kishorn Quarry; b) removal of fill and rock and landscaping of the terraced area behind West Quay to create an extended level platform; c) upgrading works within the dry dock; d) upgrading and extension of East Quay; e) upgrading of West Quay; f) creation of an area of coastal infill to the east of the dry dock; g) provision of a pontoon berthing facility at West Quay; h) associated wind turbine temporary storage area in Loch Kishorn; i) erection of storage/construction/workshop sheds; j) erection of service accommodation and provision of car/vehicle parking areas; and k) erection of accommodation units and welfare facilities.

In accordance with the above Regulations a public event will be held at the Lochcarron Village Hall, Lochcarron on Wednesday 20th February 2013. The venue will be open from 10:30am to 8:30pm. Copies of all plans and reports relevant to the proposal will be available for viewing and representatives from Dalgleish Associates Ltd, planning and environmental consultant, and Kishorn Port Ltd will be available to answer questions on all aspects of the proposal.

For parties unable to attend the public event, information may be obtained from Dalgleish Associates Ltd, Cathedral Square, Dunblane, FK15 0AH, Agents for the Applicants, by telephone on 01786 822 339 or by email to enquiries@dalgleishassociates.co.uk.

Comment sheets will be available at the public meeting for any members of the public or interested parties who wish to make written comment. Alternatively written comments, in relation to the newspaper advertisement or the proposal, may be sent by letter or email to Dalgleish Associates Ltd no later than 20th March 2013.

Please note that this is a pre-application consultation and that any comments made should be directed to the Applicants and will be considered in the finalisation of the planning application. It should also be noted that comments made to the Applicants are not representations to the Planning Authority. When the Applicants submit the application to Highland Council there will be an opportunity for interested parties to view the finalised proposals and to make representations to the Planning Authority.

Site tours of the Kishorn Port and Dry Dock yard will be run throughout the day – leaving from Lochcarron Village Hall.