What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Willington C Gas Pipeline was taken on 17 December 2014 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 (34 items)
The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application.
Please refer to the following decision documentation:
Secretary of State decision letter and statement of reasons
The Planning Inspectorate’s letter of 17 December 2014 – Notification of the Secretary of State’s decision
Development Consent Order as made by the Secretary of State
Examining Authority’s recommendation report
Post examination correspondence
The Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation to the Secretary of State on 2 October 2014. The Secretary of State has 3 months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and report of recommendation will be published on this page of the website once a decision has been made.
The examination closed on 2 July 2014 at 12 noon. There will now be a period of 3 months for the Examining Authority to consider and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State will have 3 months in which to make their decision.
The Section 99 letter has now been published.
Documents for Deadline 8 have now been published.
The Examining Authority’s draft Development Consent Order has been issued.
The Audio for the Issue Specific Hearing on 22 May 2014 is now available.
A hearing agenda schedule for the issue specific hearing on 22 May 2014 is now available.
The original hearing agenda is also still available.
Also, the Submissions for Deadline 5 are now available.
The agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing on 22 May 2014 is now available.
The Examining authority’s second written questions have been issued. Interested parties are invited to submit any responses by 12 May 2014.
Please note that the hearings scheduled for the 30 April 2014 and 1 May 2014 have been cancelled and the timetable amended accordingly. Further details can be found in the letter issued by the Examining Authority.
Submissions for Deadline 4 have now been published.
The agenda for the Issue Specific Hearing on 9 April 2014 are now available.
The audio recordings for the Hearings on 11 and 12 March 2014 have now been published.
Submissions for deadline 3 have now been published.
Submissions for deadline 1 (due for 12 February) have been published.
Submissions for deadline 2 (due for 19 February) have been published.
All deadlines are set out on the examination timetable page.
Notification for hearings has been published.
The examination timetable (rule 8 letter) has been sent to interested parties
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
Audio from the Preliminary Meeting held on Friday 10 January 2014 is now available.
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins