Lymm tennis club wins go-ahead for additional floodlit courts

LYMM Tennis Club has won planning consent for floodlighting on two additional courts – bringing the total number of floodlit courts to nine.Planning chiefs granted the club’s application after being told the proposals involved the using the latest LED lighting system designed to meet minimum LTA standards while minimising glare and light spillage outside the playing area.The development will use the same configuration as on the seven existing floodlight courts with six 10-meter masts masts lighting the two courts.Lymm Tennis Club has had floodlit courts since 2005, when four courts were lit for the first time.Members of Lymm Parish Council did not oppose the club’s application subject to a condition that the newly lit courts should not be used for longer hours that the existing ones to minimise disturbance for residents of nearby houses.

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