Sheringham and Dudgeon Extension Projects

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.

17/07/2023 - 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 (18 items)

The Examining Authority (ExA) has re-published the Rule 8 letter (PDF, 339 KB) to clarify a discrepancy with the notification of further Hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection in March 2023.

Other recent publications by ExA remain:

02 February 2023

Read the letter

The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties. This includes notification of further Hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection in March 2023.

The Examining Authority (ExA) has also issued their first written questions (WQ1). As stated at ISH1 and ISH2, the ExA has incorporated the post Hearing actions and other issues emerging at the Hearings in WQ1. As such there will be no further issue of post Hearing actions.

A note of the ExA’s Unaccompanied Site Inspection (USI) on Monday 16 January 2023 and a note of the Preliminary Meeting 17 January 2023 have also been published

27 January 2023

Read the letter

The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

27 January 2023

The following have been published:

Recording and transcript of Preliminary Meeting – 17 January 2023

Recordings and transcripts of Open Floor Hearing 1 – 17 January 2023

Recordings and transcripts of Issue Specific Hearing 1 – 18 January 2023

The Applicant has submitted a notification of intention to submit a change request which the Examining Authority has accepted as an Additional Submission (PDF 134KB)

Instructions for those wishing to participate in the Preliminary Meeting, Open Floor Hearing, Issue Specific Hearing 1 and Issue Specific Hearing 2 during the week commencing 17 January 2023 have been sent. For those wishing to observe any of the Hearings in real time please use the following livestream link:  https://cvslivestream.co.uk/sadep/

Please note that the Hearings will start broadcasting LIVE once they open. If the livestream does not initially work it may be resolved by refreshing the webpage. If you have any issues with accessing the livestream please contact the Case Team: [email protected] or 0303 444 5000.

17 January 2023
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
17 January 2023

Instructions for those wishing to participate in the Preliminary Meeting, Open Floor Hearing, Issue Specific Hearing 1 and Issue Specific Hearing 2 during the week commencing 17 January 2023 have been sent. For those wishing to observe any of the Hearings in real time please use the following livestream link:  https://cvslivestream.co.uk/sadep/

Please note that the Hearings will start broadcasting LIVE once they open. If the livestream does not initially work it may be resolved by refreshing the webpage. If you have any issues with accessing the livestream please contact the Case Team: [email protected] or 0303 444 5000.

16 January 2023

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 Examining Authority has made minor revisions in the Rule 6 letter and accompanying annexes (PDF, 447KB) to reflect the changes in the list of ‘Other Persons’ invited to the Preliminary Meeting and to clarify the deadline for the receipt of additional application documents from the Applicant.

The Examining Authority has issued letters to Mulbarton Parish Council (PDF,  243KB) and Non-Statutory Stakeholders (PDF, 238KB).

21 December 2022

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.

13 December 2022
Relevant representations published on the website
22 November 2022
Registration of interested parties closes
14 November 2022

You can now register as an Interested Party

Register online

If you are unable to complete a registration form online and would like to register your interest, please call the helpline on 0303 444 5000 or email the project mailbox, as found on the project page, for advice on how to register.

For further advice please see Advice Note 8.2: How to register to participate in an Examination.

The Applicant has submitted their response to s51 Advice issued by the Planning Inspectorate on 3 October 2022, including updated versions of application documents, which have been accepted by the Examining Authority as Pre-Examination Additional Submissions. The Examination Library has been updated.

The Note of the Examining Authority’s Unaccompanied Site Inspection of 1 and 2 November 2022 (PDF, 153 KB) has been published.

28 October 2022
Registration of interested parties begins
14 October 2022
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

03 October 2022
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
03 October 2022

This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on Monday 5 September 2022.

The application documents will be made available on the project page of this website 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’s Planning Act 2008: guidance on the Pre-application process).

05 September 2022
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
05 September 2022