EAST Lancashire based fashion retailer Boohoo has been granted prior approval to install solar panels on one of its facilities.

The plans, lodged to Burnley Borough Council, will see panels installed on Boohoo Chamber E, on Heasandford Industrial Estate, Widow Hill Road Burnley.

The company maintains a major presence on the site, with plans to expand into new buildings on Widow Hill Road having been announced earlier this year.

According to the council the application was first received on April 30 2021 and validated on May 6.

Prior approval for the solar panels was granted by the council earlier this week on June 1.