Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station

This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
24 October 2018
Issue Specific Hearing on the Development Consent Order
Issue Specific Hearing on the Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
25 October 2018
Open Floor Hearing 1
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
25 October 2018
Open Floor Hearing 2
Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
06 November 2018
Issue by the ExA of
• Examination Timetable
• Written Questions
• Notification of any hearings and Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
13 November 2018
Deadline 1
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Revised draft DCO following the ISH on draft DCO
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Submission of post-hearing documents including any written submissions of oral case
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
04 December 2018
Deadline 2
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA
• Statement of Commonality of Statements of Common Ground
• The Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Submission of the schedule requested by the ExA in relation to Crown Land and interests including how the Applicant intends to comply with section 135 PA2008
• Submission of the schedule requested by the ExA in relation to statutory undertakers’ land and special category land and extinguishment of rights and removal of apparatus of statutory undertakers etc. including how the Applicant intends to satisfy sections 127, 132 and 138 PA2008
• Applicant’s updated Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Matrices to inform the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES)
• Schedule of Mitigation (bringing together all embedded mitigation measures into one document)
• Local Impact Reports from any local authorities
• Written Representations (WRs)
• Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Comments on the updated application documents submitted by the Applicant in response to Section 51 advice
• Comments on the information submitted by the Applicant on 17 October 2018 in relation to the Blasting and Vessel Movement Change Requests
• Comments on any additional submissions that were received after the close of Relevant Representations
• Notification of wish to speak at an Open Floor Hearing
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at any Issue Specific Hearing on the draft DCO
• Notification of wish to make oral representations at an Issue Specific Hearing
• Notification of wish to attend an Accompanied Site Inspection
• Submission of suggested locations / sites for the Panel to include as part of its Unaccompanied Site Inspections and for the Accompanied Site Inspection including the issues to be observed there, information on whether the site can be accessed on public land and reasoning for each nominated site.
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
18 December 2018
Deadline 3
Deadline for receipt by the ExA of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Comments on any submissions in relation to Crown Land and interests and compliance with section 135 PA2008 submitted for Deadline 2
• Comments on any submission in relation to statutory undertakers’ land and special category land and extinguishment of rights and removal of apparatus of statutory undertakers etc
• Applicant’s responses to comments on the information submitted by the Applicant on the Blasting and Vessel Movement Change Requests
• Comments on Local Impact Reports
• Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions
• Draft s106 Agreement
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
07 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1
First Issue Specific Hearing on Socio-Economic Matters (including accommodation; education; health; language; law and order. recreation and tourism)
 Date Passed
08 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2
Second Issue Specific Hearing on Socio-Economic Matters (including jobs and skills and supply chain) and traffic and transport
 Date Passed
09 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3
Second Issue Specific Hearing on the draft DCO including draft s106 Agreement
 Date Passed
10 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 4
First Issue Specific Hearing on Biodiversity (Terrestrial Ecology; Birds; Marine Works and environmental impacts; HRA)
 Date Passed
11 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 5
Second Issue Specific Hearing on Biodiversity (Coastal Change; Climate Change; Transboundary Impacts)
 Date Passed
17 January 2019
Deadline 4
Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Any written confirmation required from the Crown in relation to section 135 PA2008 providing documentary confirmation that no interests are engaged and/or the Crown Authority consents
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral cases
• Comments on Change Requests relating to the information submitted by the Applicant at Deadline 1 (13 November 2018) in relation to REP1-014; REP1-016; and REP1-017
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
 Date Passed
30 January 2019
Publication by ExA of
• The ExA’s Further Written Questions (if issued)
 Date Passed
12 February 2019
Issue by ExA of
• Notification of any Hearings
 Date Passed
12 February 2019
Deadline 5
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Applicant’s revised draft DCO
• Updated Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Updated Schedule of Mitigation (bringing together all embedded mitigation measures into one document)
• Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if applicable)
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
13 February 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
14 February 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection 2
Accompanied Site Inspection
 Date Passed
19 February 2019
Deadline 6

• Signed s106 Agreements
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Comments on responses to ExA’s Further Written Questions (if applicable)
• Final Statements of Common Ground
• Final Statement of Commonality of Statements of Common Ground
• Updated s106 Agreement
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
04 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing
Issue Specific Hearing on Wylfa Newydd Development Area (WNDA)
 Date Passed
05 March 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing
 Date Passed
05 March 2019
Open Floor Hearing
Open Floor Hearing (evening)
 Date Passed
06 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing
Issue Specific Hearing:
• on the draft DCO and draft Section 106 Agreement
 Date Passed
07 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing
Issue Specific Hearing on the proposed Off-site power station facilities site and other associated development sites outside the WNDA.
 Date Passed
08 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing Biodiversity
Issue Specific Hearing on Biodiversity (HRA; Terrestrial Ecology; Birds; Marine Works and environmental impacts; Coastal Change)
 Date Passed
14 March 2019
Deadline 7
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Final Schedule of Mitigation (bringing together all embedded mitigation measures into one document)
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
25 March 2019
Deadline 8
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Final Compulsory Acquisition Schedule
• Final updated version of the Book of Reference
• Final draft DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the Statutory Instrument (SI) template with the validation report
• Final s106 Agreement
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
27 March 2019
Publication by the ExA of
• The RIES
 Date Passed
03 April 2019
Time reserved for issue by the ExA of
• Any further information requests under Rule 17 (if required)
 Date Passed
10 April 2019
Deadline 9
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s Guide to the Application
• Comments on the RIES
• Signed s106 Agreements
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA

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 Date Passed
17 April 2019
Deadline 10
Deadline for receipt of:
• Applicant’s final Guide to the Application
• Responses to comments on the RIES
• Responses to any other information as requested by the ExA
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 Date Passed
23 April 2019
The ExA is under a duty to complete the examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day after the close of the Preliminary Meeting.
 Date Passed
23 April 2019
Examination closed