West Burton C power station

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.

30/04/2020 - 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 (17 items)

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The Deadline 1 submissions have been published.

22 November 2019
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

06 November 2019
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The Examining Authority carried out an Unaccompanied Site Inspection on 29 October 2019. A note of the inspection has been added to the Examination Library.

05 November 2019
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The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from ESP Utilities Group Ltd. This has been added to the Examination Library.

01 November 2019
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Recording of the Preliminary Meeting – 30 October 2019 has been published.

31 October 2019
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
30 October 2019
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The Examining Authority undertook an Unaccompanied Site Inspection on Wednesday 25 September 2019. A note of the visit has been published and added to the Examination Library.

30 September 2019
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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.

26 September 2019
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The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from the Environment Agency. This has been added to the Examination Library.

25 September 2019
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The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept Additional Submissions from Highways England and Harlaxton Gas Networks Limited. These have been added to the Examination Library.

16 September 2019
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Relevant representations published on the website
03 September 2019
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Registration of interested parties closes
30 August 2019
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Registration of interested parties begins
26 June 2019
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The application has been accepted for examination

23 May 2019
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
23 May 2019
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 30 April 2019.

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 DCLG pre-application guidance).

01 May 2019
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  • Application expected from applicant
  • Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
30 April 2019