East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm was taken on 07 August 2017.

Timeline (12 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The Examination documents relating to this project have been archived and are no longer available on this site.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 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.

15 June 2023

Five years after the Secretary of State’s decision is issued, all remaining published documents associated with an application are removed from the National Infrastructure Planning website, with the exception of the following which are retained in line with our document retention policy:

  • The Secretary of State’s decision notice and statement of reasons;
  • If made, the Development Consent Order;
  • The Examining Authority’s Recommendation Report and associated appendices;
  • Any material/non-material change decisions;
  • Any correction notices; and
  • All section 51 advice issued in respect of an application.

As such, the purpose of this banner is to highlight that we will shortly remove all documents, except those listed above.

13 April 2023
Decision made by the Secretary of State
07 August 2017
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
28 March 2017
Examination ends

28 December 2016
Preliminary Meeting takes place
28 June 2016
Relevant representations published on the website
03 May 2016
Registration of interested parties closes
22 April 2016
Registration of interested parties begins
03 March 2016
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
15 December 2015
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
18 November 2015

A new voluntary evidence plan process, which is the responsibility of the Major Infrastructure and Environment Unit (MIEU) which sits within Defra, seeks to address Habitats Directive issues in development consent order applications. This is the first evidence plan to be published. It is for both the East Anglia THREE and East Anglia FOUR offshore wind farms.

13 August 2013