Due to restrictions on social movement at the time of application, and in accordance with the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill of 6th April 2020, the EIA Report has been submitted for publishing online with no hard copies provided to Shetlands Islands Council.  However, the EIA Report will be made available for viewing on the Shetlands Islands Council planning portal.

A link to the electronic version of the reports supporting the applications, including this EIA Report, is available by following the link to the Vertical Launch Space Port at Lamba Ness

If required, hard copies of the EIA Report are available at a cost of £200.  Digital copies of the EIA Report (on USB) are also available, free of charge, from:

Shetland Space Centre

Saxa Vord Resort Haroldswick,





[email protected]

+44 (0)1479 782 030


To view the Non Technical Summary, click on the following link: SSC EIAR V1 NTS

To view the Overall Proposal Map that shows the sites in context, click on the following link: 60617516-ACM-XX-00-DR-CE-0001(I)



Vertical Launch Space Port at Lamba Ness

2021/005/PPF | Vertical launch space port including launch pad complex, satellite tracking station, assembly and integration hangar buildings, with associated security fencing, access, servicing and infrastructure | Land at Lamba Ness, Unst, Shetland




Launch & Range Control Centre Building at Saxa Vord

2021/003/PPF | Proposed internal and external alterations to redundant brewery building to form a Launch and Range Control Centre for the Shetland Space Centre | Valhalla Brewery, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland ZE2 9TJ




New Section of Road at Northdale

2021/002/PPF | New section of access road with passing places and associated drainage | Land At Northdale, Haroldswick, Unst, Shetland