A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement Scheme

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement Scheme was taken on 09 April 2020 and has now been issued.

The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.

If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.

Timeline (43 items)

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The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information please refer to the following decision documentation:

Notification of Decision Letter
Secretary of State Decision Letter
Development Consent Order as Made by the Secretary of State
Recommendation Report
Post-Examination Submissions
Regulation 31 Notice

09 April 2020
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Decision made by the Secretary of State
09 April 2020
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IMPORTANT: As a result of ongoing Government guidance relating to COVID-19 the Planning Inspectorate is seeking to ensure that all Parties are notified of key developments on projects, in a timely manner. In order to help achieve this, and to minimise any delays which could arise if the postal service is affected, it would be extremely helpful if registered Parties that have not already done so could supply us with a contact e-mail address as soon as possible (details in the contact information heading of the project page).

Please be assured that this information will be managed in line with our Privacy Notice.

25 March 2020
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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
09 January 2020
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Examination ends

09 October 2019
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The Submissions for Deadline 9 have now been published.

08 October 2019
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The Submissions for Deadline 8 have now been published.

03 October 2019
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Procedural decision in relation to the proposed Design Changes and Additional Land, Notification of change to the Examination Timetable and Request for Further Information has been published.

26 September 2019
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The Submissions for Deadline 7 have now been published.

24 September 2019
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The Submissions for Deadline 6a have now been published.

04 September 2019
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27 August 2019
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The Deadline 6 documents have now been published.  Additional information regarding the change request has been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority.

22 August 2019
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The Examining Authority (ExA) has reviewed submissions received at Deadline 5 and decided to issue a Rule 8(3) letteramending the examination timetable to provide for the publication of the ExA Additional Written Questions and the subsequent responses.

19 August 2019
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Having reviewed the submissions received at Deadline 4 and Deadline 5 the Examining Authority confirms that he does not intend to hold a further Issue Specific Hearing, Issue Specific Hearing on the draft DCO, Compulsory Acquisition Hearing or Open Floor Hearing between Tuesday 10 September and Thursday 12 September 2019.

13 August 2019
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The documents for deadline 5 have been published

12 August 2019
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The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions have now been published

24 July 2019
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The documents for deadline 4 have been published.

17 July 2019
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A further Deadline 3 Submission has been published.

07 June 2019
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The route of the Accompanied Site Inspection has now been published.

06 June 2019
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The Submissions for Deadline 2 have now been published.

22 May 2019
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Deadline 1 submissions have now been published.

29 April 2019
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

16 April 2019
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The Audio Recordings for the Preliminary Meeting and Open Floor Hearing held on the 9 April 2019 have been Published and are available now.

10 April 2019
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Preliminary Meeting takes place
09 April 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.

12 March 2019
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An Additional Submission that has been accepted at the discretion of the Examining Authority has been published.

11 March 2019
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Three Additional Submissions have been published.

The applicant has sent us a letter explaining that some of the notifications they sent about the opportunity to make Relevant Representations were returned undelivered, and that some parties had not been served notice.

The applicant has sent or re-sent further notifications to those parties only, and has allowed more time for them to make their representations. If you have received a further notification and wish to make a representation, please contact us at [email protected] or telephone 0303 444 5000

15 February 2019
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Relevant representations published on the website
10 February 2019
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Registration of interested parties closes
24 January 2019
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Registration of interested parties begins
19 December 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

26 November 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
26 November 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
29 October 2018