Wind energy in UK: Wind farm plans near Kendal have support

It exhibited the plans at Killington, the nearest village to the site, and said residents had expressed "a range of opinion" at the event.

A group opposing the scheme, Fells, said the site is not suitable and there is already a wind farm nearby. A wind farm at Lambrigg, on the other side of the motorway, was built in 2000 by a different company.

Banks Renewables said its new development would generate enough electricity for nearly ten thousand homes.