Silvertown Tunnel

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Silvertown Tunnel was taken on 10 May 2018.

Timeline (11 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The Examination documents relating to this project have been archived and are no longer available on this site.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.

06 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.

12 May 2023
Decision made by the Secretary of State
10 May 2018
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
11 July 2017
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
11 October 2016
Relevant representations published on the website
06 September 2016
Registration of interested parties closes
31 August 2016
Registration of interested parties begins
13 July 2016
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
31 May 2016
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
03 May 2016