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.05/06/2019 - 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 (15 items)
Due to unexpected problems with a technology upgrade some emails to project mail addresses have not been delivered between Friday 8 February 2019 and Tuesday 12 February 2019 (14:00). These problems have now been resolved. Where an email was not delivered the sender may have received an ‘undeliverable’ notification. If you have sent an email to the project mailbox within the times outlined above then please resubmit your email as soon as possible. Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Interested Parties and others have been notified of changes to the Examination Timetable and of the date, time and place of rescheduled hearings.
Interested Parties and others have been notified of a change to the Examining Authority and about the postponement of Issue Specific Hearing 2 (Environment) on 14 February 2019 and Open Floor Hearing 2 on 15 February 2019.
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. View the acceptance letter.
The application has been accepted for examination
This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 13 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).