Reinforcement to North Shropshire Electricity Distribution Network

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Reinforcement to North Shropshire Electricity Distribution Network was taken on 20 March 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 (36 items)

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

20 March 2020
Decision made by the Secretary of State
20 March 2020
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
20 December 2019

The examination closed at 23:59 on Friday 20 September 2019.

20 September 2019

The Deadline 9 Submissions have been published.

19 September 2019

The Deadline 8 Submissions have been published.

29 August 2019

The Examining Authority has issued the Examination Timetable and Rule 17 Requests for further Information.

06 August 2019

The Deadline 7 Submissions have been published.

01 August 2019

The Deadline 6 Submissions have been published.

22 July 2019
05 July 2019

The Deadline 5 Submissions have been published.

28 June 2019

The Deadline 4 Submissions have been published.

06 June 2019

The Deadline 3 Submissions have been published.

15 May 2019

The Deadline 2 Submissions have been published.

26 April 2019

The Accompanied Site Inspection Itinerary has been published.

04 April 2019

The Deadline 1 Submissions have been published.

01 April 2019

Read the letter

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

The letter includes notification of an Accompanied Site Inspection on Thursday 11 April.

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

28 March 2019

Read the letter

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

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

27 March 2019
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
20 March 2019

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.

20 February 2019
Relevant representations published on the website
07 February 2019
Registration of interested parties closes
01 February 2019
Registration of interested parties begins
13 December 2018
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

10 December 2018
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
10 December 2018

This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 12 November 2018.

The Applicant has agreed that all application documents can be published as soon as practicable upon submission to help everyone become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed in this application.

This provision is solely for the purpose of allowing more time to all those who wish to become familiar with the detail of what is being proposed ahead of the relevant representation period without lengthening the overall time required for the application process. There will be no opportunity at this stage to make comments on the application. However, if the application is accepted anyone interested in the application will be able to register and express their views during the relevant representation stage and the subsequent examination.

13 November 2018
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
12 November 2018