A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool Improvement Scheme

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.

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 (26 items)

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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