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HS2 Phase 2b design refinement consultation

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Summary

Seeks views on proposed refinements to the Phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds) line of route.

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Consultation description

Update: 5 September 2019

A number of people have received letters with specific arrangements to submit responses to the consultation after 6 September 2019. If you have received such a letter you can continue to use the response channels below, as per your letter, to respond to the consultation (please include your address in the response).

Background information

The Secretary of State for Transport is consulting on 11 proposed design refinements to the HS2 Phase 2b route. This design refinement consultation (DRC) is a key milestone on the path leading up to hybrid bill deposit.

HS2 Phase 2b design refinement consultation: introduction

The development of a major engineering project such as HS2 involves a series of design refinements right up until the point of construction. When refining the design, HS2 Ltd looks to make improvements, where possible, on environmental, technical, service and cost aspects of the scheme.

This consultation asks for views, based on the information included in the ‘Design refinement consultation’ document, which will be independently analysed and reported, and then considered by the Secretary of State when making his decision about the final route.

There are 11 proposed changes to the design of Phase 2b route on which HS2 Ltd would like to hear your views.

Read the consultation document and supporting documents on this page and respond online with your views.

Other ways to respond are given in the ‘Ways to respond’ section below the supporting documents.

HS2 Phase 2b design refinement consultation: how to respond

Responses to the consultation will be considered as the design and environmental statement are finalised for deposit in Parliament as part of the hybrid bill.

Events

From June to July 2019, HS2 Ltd will be holding a series of public information events to support the consultation.

Documents

HS2 Phase 2b design refinement consultation document (web version)

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HS2 Phase 2b design refinement consultation document (print version)

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Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Relocation of the Palatine Road vent shaft, West Didsbury, Manchester

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Relocation of the Palatine Road vent shaft, West Didsbury, Manchester

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Relocation of the Lytham Road vent shaft to Birchfields Road, Fallowfield, Manchester

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route at junction 10 of the M42, North Warwickshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route at junction 10 of the M42, North Warwickshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route between Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Diseworth, Leicestershire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route between Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Diseworth, Leicestershire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route between Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Diseworth, Leicestershire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Realignment of the route at Trowell in Nottinghamshire to avoid the M1

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Leeds corridor, Woodlesford to Leeds station

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Temporary construction railhead and permanent maintenance facility near Ashley, Cheshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Permanent maintenance facility at Austrey, North Warwickshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Permanent maintenance facility at Austrey, North Warwickshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Temporary construction railhead at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Temporary construction railhead at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Passive provision for 2 junctions at High Legh, Cheshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Passive provision for 2 junctions at High Legh, Cheshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Passive provision for 2 junctions at High Legh, Cheshire

Phase 2b DRC visualisation: Passive provision for 2 junctions at High Legh, Cheshire

Published 6 June 2019
Last updated 1 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Additional profile added: Phase 2b DRC profile: Relocation of the Palatine Road vent shaft
  2. First published.