Aldeburgh Town Council wants to hear your views to inform our responses to the Planning Examination of the Application for EA1N and EA2 windfarms and associated infrastructure on shore (this includes; landfall at Thorpeness cliffs, with cable runs through to Sizewell, Aldringham and Knodishall to Friston where SPR and National Grid propose to build 3 large substations). 

*The 6-month Examination phase which was to end on 6th April, has now been extended until 6th July 2021.

Use the Contact us form or send us an email to:  info@aldeburghtowncouncil.co.uk
or post/deliver your written response to: 
The Moot Hall, Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh Suffolk IP15 5DS.

The focus for the extended 3 months will be on:

Biodiversity and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA);

Consideration of alternatives and cumulative impact onshore;

Flood risk and drainage; and

Issues around the proposed substations site at Friston, including, but not limited to, considerations of landscape, design, historic environment, visual impacts, and proposed mitigations

Click here for the timetable for the Scottish Power Renewables EA1N and EA2 application for the next few months:  

Click here to link to the Planning Inspectorate website. Projects | National Infrastructure Planning (planninginspectorate.gov.uk) 

From this link select the ‘Projects’ tab, when this opens click on ‘Eastern’ and scroll down to ‘East Anglian ONE North Offshore Windfarm’ and click on this.  The front page gives a summary and has a tab for the Document library.

Other websites with more detail and useful information:

SPR (the Applicant’s website) East Anglia ONE North – ScottishPower Renewables

Substation Action Save East Suffolk (SASES) SASES.ORG.UK – Substation Action Save East Suffolk

** Scottish Power Renewables EA1N and EA2
Deadlines and key dates for the next few months:

By Thursday 20th May 2021

Publication by ExA of:

• ExA’s commentary on and/or schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)

• ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ3)

Tuesday 25th to Thursday 27th May 2021

Time reserved for any Issue Specific Hearings and/or Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (if required)

Friday 28th May 2021

Issue Specific Hearing on the dDCO (if required)

Deadline 11 by Monday 7th June 2021 53 Deadline 11

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

• Post hearing submissions including written submissions of oral case

• Comments on ExA’s commentary on and/or schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required)

• Responses to ExAs Further Written Questions (ExQ3)

• Comments on any additional information/submissions received at D10

• Responses to any further information requested by the ExAs for this deadline

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Publication by ExA of:

• Amendments to the previously issued Reports on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required)

Deadline 12 by Monday 28th June 2021

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

• Comments on responses to ExQ3

• Comments on the amendments to the previously issued RIES (if required)

• Applicant’s Final Tracking Lists prepared under Procedural Decisions 12, 13, and 14 (Rule 8 (3) dated 08.12.2021 – Annex B)

• Applicants Final preferred dDCO to be submitted in the SI template with the SI template validation report (under Procedural Decision 19 (Rule 8 (3) dated 08.12.2021 – Annex B) – including track change version

• Applicants Final updated version of the Book of Reference (under Procedural Decision 19 (Rule 8 (3) dated 08.12.2021 – Annex B) – including track change version

• Applicants Final Compulsory Acquisition schedule (identifying any unresolved objections)

• Applicants Final Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) and Commonality requested by the ExA under Procedural Decision 15 (Rule 8 (3) dated 08.12.2021 – Annex B) also listing matters not agreed (in circumstances where a SoCG could not be finalised).

• Comments on any additional information/submissions received at D11

• Responses to any further information requested by the ExAs for this deadline

Deadline 13 by Monday 5th July 2021 for receipt by ExA of:

• Comments on Applicant’s Final preferred dDCO

• Comments on any additional information/submissions received by D12

• Responses to any further information requested by the ExAs for this deadline

Tuesday 6th July 2021

The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the date set by the Secretary of State under section 98(4) of the Planning Act 2008 (as amended).

To let us know your comments please use the Contact us form or send an email to: info@aldeburghtowncouncil.co.uk   or post/deliver your written response to: 

The Moot Hall, Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh Suffolk IP15 5DS.

 

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