What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for East Midlands Gateway Rail Freight Interchange was taken on 12 January 2016 and has now been issued.

The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.

If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.

Timeline (10 items)

The Examination documents relating to this project have been archived and are no longer available on this site. The Secretary of State’s decision letter and Development Consent Order can be viewed on the Documents tab.

To find out where to view the Certified Documents please refer to the contact details set out in the Explanatory Note of the Development Consent Order.

17 March 2021
Decision made by the Secretary of State
12 January 2016
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
12 October 2015
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
12 January 2015
Relevant representations published on the website
07 November 2014
Registration of interested parties closes
03 November 2014
Registration of interested parties begins
26 September 2014
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
19 September 2014
  • Application expected from applicant
  • Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
29 August 2014