What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Hinkley Point C Connection was taken on 19 January 2016.

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The Examination documents relating to this project have been archived and are no longer available on this site.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

18 March 2021

As advised in our Privacy Notice, 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 documents relating to material/non-material change applications;
  • 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.

26 January 2021
Decision made by the Secretary of State
19 January 2016
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
19 October 2015
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
19 January 2015
Relevant representations published on the website
07 October 2014
Registration of interested parties closes
26 August 2014
Registration of interested parties begins
12 July 2014
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
19 June 2014
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
28 May 2014