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JULY 12th saw Cumbernauld residents lose their water supply but it also saw the mysterious installation of a tower in the Westfield area of Cumbernauld.
After an investigation it was discovered that the object was in fact a Radar tower, owned and operated by Scottish energy provider, Scottish and Southern Energy.
Further investigations found that a planning application for the construction of the radar tower had been submitted in December, last year, with the application being approved by a council Planning Committee on February 15th.
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Although the construction process was completed almost two weeks ago works commenced in late March, with a letter, to North Lanarkshire Council's Planning Department stating that the anticipated start date was March 21st.
Located at Mains Park, Orchardton Woods, the 44.4 metre tall tower is used to monitor and manage aviation traffic for Scottish and Southern Energy's Clyde Wind Farm, it has been discovered.
Scottish and Southern Energy did not wish to comment.
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