Wheelabrator Kemsley Generating Station (K3) and Wheelabrator Kemsley North (WKN) Waste to Energy Facility

What happens next

Registration closes on Wednesday 04 December 2019 at 23:59

Once the Applicant has published and notified people of an accepted application, the Planning Inspectorate has approximately three months to prepare for the Examination. During this Pre-examination stage, you will be able to register to become an Interested Party on the application by making a Relevant Representation. You will always have at least 28 days to register with us*.

View the acceptance letter.

An Examining Authority will now be appointed to examine the application. All Interested Parties and other statutory bodies will be notified of the appointment after it has been made.

When to register:

  • The date when you can start to register will be published in the box at the top of this page. We will tell you when the registration period ends in the same place.
  • When registration begins, a link will appear at the top of this page where you will be able to register online.

During the Pre-examination stage, you will be able to:

  • View the application documents on this project page (or contact us to find out where these can be viewed locally).
  • Provide your views in writing via the Relevant Representation form available on this project page, or by post, at the appropriate time.
  • Read the views of all who have registered to have their say on this application.
  • Attend the Preliminary Meeting.

*If The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 apply, this period is 30 days.

Timeline (5 items)

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The Examining Authority has exercised their discretion and accepted the following documents from the Applicant as Additional Submissions:

2.1 – S51 Draft Development Consent Order, October 2019
1.2 – S51 Application Guide, October 2019
2.3 – S51 DCO Validation Report
2.4 – S51 Book of Reference
2.5 – S51 Summary of Land Interests and Rights (replaces Statement of Reasons)
2.6 – S51 Summary of Applicant’s Structure and Standing (replaces Funding Statement)
4.1 – Consultation Report, October 2019
7.1 – Covering letter
5.4 – S51 Land Plan (9812-0057-005)

The Examination Library has been updated.

05 November 2019
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Registration of interested parties begins
23 October 2019
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The application has been accepted for examination

08 October 2019
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
08 October 2019
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  • Application expected from applicant
  • Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
11 September 2019