What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange was taken on 09 October 2019 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 (35 items)
On 7 October 2020, the Secretary of State for Transport issued a correction order (PDF, 124 KB) and correction notice (PDF, 115 KB) to make corrections to the Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange Order 2019, following a request by the Applicant (PDF, 67 KB).
The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation:
Comments from Interested Parties on the Applicants Response to the Secretary of State for Transport Request for Comments have been published.
The Secretary of State for Transport has requested comments from Interested Parties by 26 September 2019. This is in response to the Applicants Response to the Secretary of State for Transport Request for Comments.
The examination closed at 23:59 on 9 April 2019.
Submissions for Deadline 8 (3 April 2019) have been published.
A letter amending the Examination Timetable and requesting further information has been published.
Submissions for Deadline 7 – 26 March 2019 have been published.
Submissions for Deadline 6 – 19 March 2019 have been published.
The audio recordings for the hearings held between 12 and 14 March have now been published.
Submissions for Deadline 5 – 26 February 2019 have been published.
The Examining Authority has issued further written Questions, Commentary on the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO) and Schedule of Questions and given notice of Hearings to be held in March 2019
Submissions for Deadline 4 (8 January 2019) have been published.
Notification of change to the appointed Examining Authority has been published.
Deadline 3 submissions have been published.
The Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) will commence at 10.00am on Tuesday 18 December 2018. Attendees are requested to arrive at the meeting place at 09.30am at the PHP Offices (The Old Rectory, Milton Malsor NN7 3AQ).
A full ASI itinerary, will be published on our website in the week before the ASI. Please see the notification letter for further details.
Submissions for Deadline 2 (20 November 2018) have been published.
Submissions for Deadline 1 (6 November 2018) have been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
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.
The application has been accepted for examination
This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 21 May 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 MHCLG guidance on the pre-application process)