Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage

What happens next

A decision on the application for a development consent order for Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage was taken on 08 March 2017 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 statement of reasons.

If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at enquiries@infrastructure.gsi.gov.uk or telephone the helpdesk on 0303 444 5000.

Timeline (28 items)

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The Secretary of State has issued a Correction Notice and Correction Order for this project.

09 October 2017
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The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. Notice of the Decision by the Secretary of State (Reg 23). For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation.

Mae’r Ysgrifennydd Gwladol wedi rhoi caniatâd datblygu ar gyfer y cais hwn. Hysbysiad o benderfyniad yr Ysgrifennydd Gwladol (Rheol 23). Am ragor o wybodaeth, cyfeiriwch at y ddogfennaeth penderfyniad canlynol

SoS Decision Letter which includes the Statement of Reasons
Development Consent Order made by the Secretary of State
Recommendation Report
Recommendation Report – Appendices
Post Examination Correspondence Log

08 March 2017
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Decision made by the Secretary of State
08 March 2017
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A Consultation letter on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS) to the Applicant and other named Interested Parties for the proposed Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage application, was published today.

Heddiw, cyhoeddwyd llythyr Ymgynghori ar ran yr Adran Busnes, Ynni a Strategaeth Ddiwydiannol (BEIS) at yr Ymgeisydd a Phartïon â Buddiant eraill a enwyd ar gyfer cais arfaethedig Storfa Bwmpio Glyn Rhonwy.

07 February 2017
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A Consultation letter on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS) to the Applicant and other named Interested Parties for the proposed Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage application, was published today.

Heddiw, cyhoeddwyd llythyr Ymgynghori ar ran yr Adran Busnes, Ynni a Strategaeth Ddiwydiannol (BEIS) at yr Apelydd a Phartïon â Buddiant eraill a enwyd ar gyfer cais arfaethedig Storfa Bwmpio Glyn Rhonwy.

22 December 2016
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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
08 December 2016
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The Examining Authority issued a letter notifying Interested Parties of the closure of the examination under section 99 of the Planning Act 2008 on 8 September 2016 at 23:59. The Examining Authority now has until the 8 December 2016 to submit his recommendation report to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Cyhoeddodd yr Awdurdod Archwilio lythyr yn hysbysu Partïon â Buddiant am gau’r archwiliad o dan adran 99 Deddf Cynllunio 2008 ar 8 Medi 2016 am 23:59. Bellach mae gan yr Awdurdod Archwilio tan 8 Rhagfyr 2016 i gyflwyno ei adroddiad argymhellion i’r Ysgrifennydd Gwladol dros Busnes, Ynni a Strategaeth Ddiwydiannol.

09 September 2016
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The Examining Authority has issued a notification of procedural decision to change the Examination timetable and Request Further Information from Interested Parties.

The deadline for responses to this letter is 12 noon Monday 5 September 2016.

Mae’r Awdurdod Archwilio wedi cyhoeddi hysbysiad o benderfyniad gweithdrefnol i newid Amserlen y Cais a Gais Ragor o Wybodaeth gan bartïon â diddordeb.

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ymatebion i’r llythyr hon yw hanner dydd, dydd Llun 5 Medi 2016.

26 August 2016
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Deadline 8 representations have also now been published.

Mae sylwadau Dyddiad Cau 8 wedi eu cyhoeddi hefyd.

22 August 2016
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Deadline 7 representations have now been published.

Mae sylwadau Dyddiad Cau 7 wedi eu cyhoeddi.

12 August 2016
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The Examining Authority has issued the Report on the Implications for European Sites, The Examining Authority’s revised draft Development Consent Order and a Request for further information.

The deadline for responses to this letter is 12 noon Wednesday 10 August 2016.

Mae’r Awdurdod Archwilio wedi cyhoeddi’r Adroddiad ar Oblygiadau ar gyfer Safloedd Ewropeaidd, y Gorchymyn Caniatâd Datblygu drafft diwygiedig a Cais am Ragor o Wybodaeth.

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ymatebion i’r llythyr hon yw hanner dydd, dydd Mercher 10 Awst 2016

21 July 2016
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28 June 2016
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The Examining Authority has now issued its second written questions and a variation to the examination timetable.

Mae’r Awdurdod Archwilio wedi hysbysu ei ail gwestiynau ysgrifenedig ac amrywiad i amserlen yr archwiliad.

08 June 2016
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The Examining Authority has issued a procedural decision.

Agendas for the Issue Specific Hearings of 17 May and 18 May 2016 are now published.

Mae’r Awdurdod Archwilio wedi cyhoeddi penderfyniad trefniadol.

Mae agendau ar gyfer y Gwrandawiadau sy’n Benodol i Mater ar 17 Mai a 18 Mai 2016 wedi eu cyhoeddi.

12 May 2016
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The Examining Authority has issued a Notification of Hearings and a change to the Examination timetable.

Deadline 3 documents have now been published.

Mae’r Awdurdod Archwilio wedi cyhoeddi Hysbysiad o Wrandawiadau a newid i Amserlen y Cais.

Mae dogfennau Dyddiad Cau 3 wedi eu cyhoeddi.

19 April 2016
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Deadline 2 documents have now been published.

Mae dogfennau Dyddiad Cau 2 wedi eu cyheoddi.

15 April 2016
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Deadline 1 documents have now been published.

Mae dogfennau Dyddiad Cau 1 wedi eu cyhoeddi.

31 March 2016
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The examination timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to interested parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

16 March 2016
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
08 March 2016
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft timetable for examination of the application and statement of principal issues.

09 February 2016
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Relevant representations published on the website
20 January 2016
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Registration of interested parties closes
15 January 2016
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Registration of interested parties begins
10 December 2015
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The application has been accepted for examination

17 November 2015
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
17 November 2015
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
21 October 2015