West Midlands Interchange

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
27 February 2019
Open Floor Hearing 1
First Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
27 February 2019
Open Floor Hearing 2
Second Open Floor Hearing
 Date Passed
28 February 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1 on the Draft DCO
First Issue Specific Hearing, on the Draft Development Consent Order
 Date Passed
13 March 2019
Deadline 1, for receipt of:
• Post-Hearing submissions and written submissions of oral case
View the documents received relating to this deadline
 
05 April 2019
Deadline 2, for receipt of:
• Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs)
• Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words
• Written Representations (WRs)
• Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words
• Local Impact Reports from any local authorities
• Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA
• Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions Comments on updated application documents
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Applicant’s proposed itinerary for an Accompanied Site Inspection
• Proposals from other IPs for Accompanied Site Inspection Viewpoints
• Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing or an Open Floor Hearing
• Comments on Submissions Made at Deadline 1
 
24 April 2019
Deadline 3, for receipt by the ExA of:
• Comments on submissions for deadline 2.
• Revised draft DCO from Applicant
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
 
14 June 2019
Deadline 4, for receipt of:
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
 
05 July 2019
Deadline 5, for receipt of:
• Responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Applicant’s revised draft DCO and revised/updated Explanatory Memorandum
 
19 July 2019
Deadline 6, for receipt of:
• Comments on responses to the ExA’s Further Written Questions (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case
• Applicant’s final draft DCO and revised/updated Explanatory Memorandum
 
07 August 2019
Deadline 7, for receipt of:
• Comments on the ExA’s schedule of changes to the draft (if required)
• Comments on the RIES (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Comments on applicant’s final draft DCO
 
21 August 2019
Deadline 8, for receipt of:
• Responses to comments on the ExA’s schedule of changes to the draft DCO (if required)
• Responses to comments on the RIES (if required)
• Responses to further information requested by the ExA
• Final DCO to be submitted by the Applicant in the SI template with the SI template validation report