Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

07/06/2022 - Examination ends

08/06/2022 - Deadline for close of examination07/09/2022 - Deadline for Planning Inspectorate to submit recommendation. See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (47 items)

The Examining Authority (ExA) has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from John Carney (PDF, 4 MB).

The ExA has issued a letter notifying parties of: a Procedural Decision to accept the Applicant’s change request submitted at Deadline 6a; a Rule 17 request for further information from the Applicant and named Interested Parties; and variations to the Examination Timetable (PDF, 300 KB).

The ExA requires responses to its Rule 17 request by Deadline 7 (24 May 2022).

16 May 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has published the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) (PDF, 401 KB). Any comments on the RIES should be submitted at Deadline 7 (Tuesday 24 May 2022).

03 May 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has issued a Rule 17 – Request for Further Information to the Applicant (PDF, 120 KB). The ExA requires a response to this request by Deadline 6a (Tuesday 10 May 2022).

29 April 2022

The Deadline 6 submissions have been published.

The Deadline 6 submissions include a modification to the Applicant’s Deadline 5 change request (PDF, 229 KB). Please note that the publication of this modification and any supplementary information/ documentation referred to therein does not indicate that the proposed change submitted at Deadline 5, or any modifications to it submitted at Deadline 6, has been accepted by the Examining Authority.

28 April 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from the Applicant (PDF, 242KB).

The ExA has published a letter notifying parties of amendments to the Examination Timetable and a request for further information from the Applicant, National Grid Electricity Transmission, Historic England, Pollock Associates (on behalf of Messrs Strawson and Severn), and North Lincolnshire Council (PDF, 198KB).

Responses to the ExA’s request for further information should be submitted at Deadline 6a (Tuesday 10 May 2022).

25 April 2022

The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from the Applicant comprising a tracked change version of Revision 2 of its Funding Statement (PDF, 334KB). This document corrects errors in and supersedes the document submitted at Deadline 5 with Examination Library reference REP5-008.

20 April 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has issued a Rule 17 – Request for Further Information (PDF, 122KB) to the Applicant, Natural England, and the Canal and River Trust. The ExA requires responses to this request by Deadline 6 (Tuesday 26 April 2022).

The ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) (PDF, 317KB) have been published. Responses are sought by Deadline 6 (Tuesday 26 April 2022).

13 April 2022

The Examining Authority’s Further Written Questions (ExQ2) (PDF, 317KB) have been published. Responses are sought by Deadline 6 (Tuesday 26 April 2022).

The Examining Authority does not consider it necessary to publish a schedule of proposed changes to the draft Development Consent Order at this stage.

12 April 2022

The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from the Applicant comprising a plan and photomontage pack for the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) on Tuesday 12 April 2022 (PDF, 55MB).

The Deadline 5 submissions have been published.

The Deadline 5 submissions include a request from the Applicant to make changes to the application (PDF, 246 KB). Please note that the publication of this request and any supplementary information referred to therein does not indicate that the proposed change has been accepted by the Examining Authority.

11 April 2022

The Deadline 5 submissions have been published.

The Deadline 5 submissions include a request from the Applicant to make changes to the application (PDF, 246 KB). Please note that the publication of this request and any supplementary information referred to therein does not indicate that the proposed change has been accepted by the Examining Authority.

08 April 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has exercised its discretion to accept two Additional Submissions from the Applicant. These comprise proposed changes to the itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) to be held on Tuesday 12 April 2022 (PDF, 707 KB) in view of certain practical considerations, and a route map showing the ASI locations (PDF, 4 MB).

Taking the Applicant’s suggested changes to the itinerary into account, the ExA has published an updated itinerary for the ASI (PDF, 748 KB). Please note that this supersedes the itinerary that was published in the ExA’s letter dated 21 February 2022 (PDF, 219 KB).

01 April 2022

The video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2) have been published.

The reserve Hearing dates of Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Thursday 24 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), are no longer required and have been cancelled.

21 March 2022

The Action Points arising from the Hearings held during the w/c 14 March 2022 (PDF, 184 KB) have been published. The video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2) will be published on the project webpage shortly.

The reserve Hearing dates of Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Thursday 24 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), are no longer required and have been cancelled.

18 March 2022

The video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) and the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH) have been published. The video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2), and any Action Points arising from the Hearings held during the w/c 14 March 2022, will be published on the project webpage shortly.

The reserve Hearing dates of Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Thursday 24 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), are no longer required and have been cancelled.

17 March 2022

Instructions for those wishing to participate in Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2) have been sent.

The Livestream of ISH2 is available for those wishing to observe in real-time.

Please note that ISH2 will start broadcasting LIVE once it opens at 10.00am on Thursday 17 March 2022. If the Livestream does not initially work, it may be resolved by refreshing the page.

The video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 1 and the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH) will be published on the project webpage shortly. The reserve Hearing dates of Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Thursday 24 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), are no longer required for the CAH. Please note that Thursday 24 March 2022 may still be required as a reserve date for other Hearings.

16 March 2022

Instructions for those wishing to participate in the Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH) have been sent.

The Livestream of the CAH is available for those wishing to observe in real-time.

Please note that the CAH will start broadcasting LIVE once it opens at 10.00am on Wednesday 16 March 2022. If the Livestream does not initially work, it may be resolved by refreshing the page.

The video recording and transcript from the Open Floor Hearing on Monday 14 March 2022 have been published, and the video recordings and transcripts from Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on Tuesday 15 March 2022 will be published on the project webpage shortly. The reserve Hearing date of Tuesday 22 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), is no longer required for ISH1. Please note it may still be required for other Hearings.

15 March 2022

Instructions for those wishing to participate in Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) have been sent.

The Livestream of ISH1 is available for those wishing to observe in real-time.

Please note that ISH1 will start broadcasting LIVE once it opens at 10.00am on Tuesday 15 March 2022. If the Livestream does not initially work, it may be resolved by refreshing the page.

The video recordings and transcripts from the Open Floor Hearing (OFH) on Monday 14 March 2022 will be published on the project webpage shortly. The reserve Hearing date of Tuesday 22 March 2022, notified in the Examining Authority’s letter dated 14 February 2022 (PDF, 230 KB), is no longer required for the OFH. Please note it may still be required for other Hearings.

14 March 2022

Instructions for those wishing to participate in the Open Floor Hearing (OFH) have been sent.

The Livestream of the OFH is available for those wishing to observe in real-time.

Please note that the OFH will start broadcasting LIVE once it opens at 2.00pm on Monday 14 March 2022. If the Livestream does not initially work, it may be resolved by refreshing the page.

The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept Additional Submissions from the Applicant (PDF, 620 KB) and BDB Pitmans LLP on behalf of National Grid Ventures (PDF, 203 KB).

 

 

11 March 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has exercised its discretion to accept Additional Submissions from Canal and River Trust (PDF, 192 KB), Environment Agency (PDF, 197 KB) and Network Rail (PDF, 110 KB).

The ExA has issued a Rule 17 – Request for Further Information (PDF, 164 KB) to all Interested Parties regarding the publication of responses to consultation on the Applicant’s Scoping Report from Public Health England (PDF, 660 KB) and Ministry of Defence (PDF, 55 KB). The Rule 17 letter also requests responses from Cadent Gas, National Grid Electricity Transmission and National Grid Gas in relation to recent Additional Submissions made by Cadent Gas (PDF, 145 KB) and Cadent Gas and National Grid (PDF, 1 MB).

The deadline for all responses to the Rule 17 letter is Deadline 5 (Tuesday 5 April 2022).

09 March 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has issued a Rule 17 – Request for Further Information (PDF, 164 KB) to all Interested Parties regarding the publication of responses to consultation on the Applicant’s Scoping Report from Public Health England (PDF, 660 KB) and Ministry of Defence (PDF, 55 KB). The Rule 17 letter also requests responses from Cadent Gas, National Grid Electricity Transmission and National Grid Gas in relation to recent Additional Submissions made by Cadent Gas and National Grid.

The deadline for all responses is Deadline 5 (Tuesday 5 April 2022).

The ExA has exercised its discretion to accept Additional Submissions from Cadent Gas (PDF, 145 KB), Cadent Gas and National Grid (PDF, 1 MB), and ESP Utilities Group Limited (PDF, 168 KB).

07 March 2022

The Deadline 4 submissions have now been published.

Interested Parties wishing to participate in the Hearings must confirm this with the Case Team by no later than noon on Tuesday 8 March 2022.

The Examination Library (PDF, 284 KB) has been updated.

03 March 2022

The draft agendas for the following Hearings: Open Floor Hearing (OFH), Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on Environmental Matters, Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH) and Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2) on the draft Development Consent Order have been published. Interested Parties wishing to participate in the Hearings must confirm this with the Case Team by no later than noon on Tuesday 8 March 2022.

The Examining Authority’s notification of the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) due to take place on Tuesday 12 April 2022 (PDF, 219 KB) has been published. This notification also includes the itinerary for the ASI. Interested Parties wishing to attend the ASI must confirm their attendance with the Case Team by no later than Monday 28 February 2022.

22 February 2022

The Examining Authority’s notification of the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) due to take place on Tuesday 12 April 2022 (PDF, 219kb) has been published. This notification also includes the itinerary for the ASI.

21 February 2022

The Examining Authority has published a letter sent to all Interested Parties which includes a Procedural Decision to accept the Applicant’s proposed adjustment to the project name (PDF, 143 KB).

The project name is now ‘Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station’.

17 February 2022

The Deadline 3 submissions have now been published.

The Examining Authority has exercised its discretion to accept an Additional Submission from Northern Gas Networks Limited (PDF 87KB).

The Examination Library (PDF 265KB) has been updated.

17 February 2022

The Examining Authority (ExA) has issued a response to the Applicant’s notice of intention to make changes to the application (PDF, 172 KB). Please note that this letter does not indicate that the proposed change has been accepted by the ExA.

09 February 2022

The Deadline 2 submissions have been published.

The Applicant has submitted a notification of proposed application for a change (PDF, 141KB).

The Examination Library (PDF, 241KB) has been updated.

03 February 2022

The Examining Authority has published a Rule 17 Letter (PDF, 171KB) which requests further information in relation to archaeology and the Applicant’s request to adjust the project name.

The Examination Library (PDF, 235KB) has been updated.

17 January 2022

The Deadline 1 Submissions have now been published.

The Examination Library (PDF, 234 KB) has been updated.

22 December 2021

The following documents have been published:

The Examination Library (PDF, 214KB) has been updated.

14 December 2021

Read the letter

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

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

14 December 2021
Examination begins
08 December 2021
Preliminary Meeting takes place
07 December 2021

Instructions for those wishing to participate in the Preliminary Meeting (PM) have been sent.

The Livestream of the PM is available for those wishing to observe in real-time.

Please note that the PM will start broadcasting LIVE once it opens at 10:00am on Tuesday 7 December 2021. If the Livestream does not initially work, it may be resolved by refreshing the page.

06 December 2021

The Procedural Deadline Submissions (PDF, 1 MB) and an Additional Submission (PDF, 11 MB) have been published and the Examination Library (PDF, 224 KB) has been updated.

01 December 2021

In a letter dated 01 October 2021 (PDF, 155KB), the Examining Authority provided an opportunity for omitted parties to submit a Statement of Representation. Responses were received from SSE Plc (PDF, 171KB), Keadby Developments Ltd (PDF, 240KB) and SSE Generation Ltd and Keadby Wind Farm Ltd (PDF, 232KB) which have now been published.

The notes from the Unaccompanied Site Inspection (USI1) (PDF, 110KB) and (USI2) (PDF, 77KB) have now been published.

The Examination Library (PDF, 209KB) has been updated.

10 November 2021

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.

08 November 2021

The Examining Authority has issued a Procedural Decision (PDF, 112KB) in response to the Applicant’s letter dated the 30 September 2021 (PDF, 252KB).

The Examining Authority has also issued a Procedural Decision (PDF, 155KB) to the Omitted Parties.

05 October 2021

The Examining Authority has issued a Procedural Decision (PDF, 112KB) in response to the Applicant’s letter dated the 30 September 2021 (PDF, 252KB).

The Examining Authority has also issued a Procedural Decision (PDF, 155KB) to the Omitted Parties

04 October 2021
Relevant representations published on the website
13 September 2021
Registration of interested parties closes
02 September 2021
Registration of interested parties begins
22 July 2021
Read the letter

The application has been accepted for examination

28 June 2021
Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
28 June 2021
Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
01 June 2021