Eggborough CCGT

What happens next

A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Eggborough CCGT was taken on 20 September 2018.

Timeline (32 items)

Five years after the Secretary of State’s decision is issued, all remaining published documents associated with an application are removed from the National Infrastructure Planning website, with the exception of the following which are retained in line with our document retention policy:

  • The Secretary of State’s decision notice and statement of reasons;
  • If made, the Development Consent Order;
  • The Examining Authority’s Recommendation Report and associated appendices;
  • Any material/non-material change decisions;
  • Any correction notices; and
  • All section 51 advice issued in respect of an application.

As such, the purpose of this banner is to highlight that we will shortly remove all documents, except those listed above.

21 August 2023

The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation:

Secretary of State Decision Letter
Development Consent Order as Made by the Secretary of State
Regulation 23 Notice – Notification of Decision Letter
Recommendation Report
Habitats Regulations Assessment
Post-examination Submissions

20 September 2018
Decision made by the Secretary of State
20 September 2018

The Crown Estate and Applicant have responded to The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s request for further comments

21 August 2018

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has requested further comments from The Crown Estate.

01 August 2018

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Design requesting comments from the Applicant, The Crown Estate and Northern Gas Limited.

09 July 2018
Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
27 June 2018

Submissions for Deadline 9 (14 March 2018) have  been published.


15 March 2018
01 March 2018
15 February 2018
01 February 2018

The Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) and a Request for further information from the Examining Authority have been published.

Responses are to be received by Deadline 7 – Wednesday 14 February 2018

26 January 2018

Documents received for Deadline 5 (09 January 2018) have been published.

10 January 2018

Documents received for Deadline 4 (21 December 2017) have been published.

22 December 2017

The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions have been published.

14 December 2017

The Examination Authority has accepted a submission dated 8 December 2017 from Hensall Parish Council as a late deadline three submission.

11 December 2017

A Rule 8(3) and Rule 17 letter has been published, requesting further information and changes to the timetable.

05 December 2017

Documents received for Deadline 3 (30 November 2017) have been published.

01 December 2017

Action Points from the Issue Specific Hearing on Environmental Matters have been published.

Audio recordings of the hearings on 22 and 23 November 2017 have also been published.

24 November 2017
02 November 2017
12 October 2017
  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
27 September 2017
Relevant representations published on the website
18 August 2017
Registration of interested parties closes
09 August 2017
Registration of interested parties begins
29 June 2017
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
27 June 2017
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
30 May 2017