Manston Airport

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

09/07/2019 - Deadline for close of examination. See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (16 items)

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The Submissions from Deadline 2 have now been published.

07 February 2019
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Submissions to Deadline 1 have now been published. The Examination Library will be updated as soon as practicable.

25 January 2019
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

18 January 2019
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
09 January 2019
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.

11 December 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
22 October 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
08 October 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
03 September 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

14 August 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
14 August 2018
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 17 July 2018.

The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination.
It is for the Applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see government guidance).

18 July 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
17 July 2018
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The application has been withdrawn. Please see the Applicant’s letter.

08 May 2018
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 10 April 2018.

The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination.

It is for the Applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see government’s Planning Act 2008: guidance on the Pre-application process).

11 April 2018
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New Inbox: If you wish to contact the Planning Inspectorate about the Proposed Development, please send electronic correspondence to the new project-specific inbox [email protected]

Before contacting the Planning Inspectorate, please read Advice Note 8 and check the s51 advice tab (below) which may contain the relevant response to your enquiry.

17 July 2017