This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
10 April 2018
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
10 April 2018
Issue Specific Hearing on the Scope of the Application
Issue Specific Hearing on the Scope of the Application
 Date Passed
24 April 2018
Deadline 1

Deadline for the receipt of:
 Notification of wish to speak at a subsequent Issue Specific Hearing
 Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
 Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied Site Inspection(ASI)suggested locations and justifications
 Notification by statutory parties of wish to be considered an Interested Party
 Notification of wish to have future correspondence electronically
 Comments on any updates to Application Documents submitted by the Applicant before or at the Preliminary Meeting(PM)
 Submission by the Applicant of revised Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) Matrices
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 Date Passed
14 May 2018
Any notifications of hearings
Any notification of hearing
 Date Passed
16 May 2018
Deadline 2

Deadline for receipt of:
 Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
 Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
 Written Representations (WRs)
 Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
 Local Impact Reports from any local authorities
 Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA – see Annex B
 Statement of Commonality for SoCG
 Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
 Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
 Responses to any additional information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
29 May 2018
Deadline 3

Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
 Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
 Comments on Local Impact Reports
 Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
 Responses to any additional information requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
12 June 2018
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
13 June 2018
Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental Matters
Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental Matters
Air Quality
 Landscape and Visual Impacts
 Construction and Traffic and Transport Impacts
 Date Passed
13 June 2018
Open Floor Hearing
Open Floor Hearing (if requested)
 Date Passed
14 June 2018
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order (DCO)
 Date Passed
06 July 2018
Deadline 4

Deadline for receipt of:
Responses to any additional information requested by the ExA
Comments on Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
Revised draft DCO from Applicant
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 Date Passed
10 July 2018
Any notifications of hearings
Any notifications of hearings
 Date Passed
24 July 2018
The ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
The ExA’s Further Written Questions (ifrequired)
 Date Passed
07 August 2018
Deadline 5

Deadline for receipt of:
Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
Responses to any additional information requested by the ExA
Comments on Applicant’s revised draft DCO (if required)
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 Date Passed
22 August 2018
Deadline 6

Deadline for receipt of:
Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
Applicant’s revised DCO
Responses to any additional information requested by ExA
Comments on responses to further Written Questions, if required.
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 Date Passed
05 September 2018
Report on the Implications for European Sites(RIES) (if required)
Report on the Implications for European Sites(RIES) (if required)
 Date Passed
26 September 2018
Deadline 7

Deadline for receipt of:
Comments on the RIES (if one was prepared)
Responses to any additional information requested by ExA
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 Date Passed
03 October 2018
Deadline 8

Deadline for receipt of:
Responses to comments on the RIES (if one was prepared)
Responses to additional information requested by the ExA
Final draft DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the SI template with the
SI template validation report
Resubmission of final versions of updated application documents
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 Date Passed
10 October 2018
Examination closed
Examination closed
 Date Passed
10 October 2018
Examination closed