Consultation outcome

HS2 Phase Two: West Midlands to Crewe Property Consultation 2015

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The government response to HS2 Phase Two West Midlands to Crewe property consultation 2015 has been published.

Feedback received

Detail of feedback received

The response summary report on the HS2 Phase Two West Midlands to Crewe property consultation 2015 has been published.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Consultation on the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Property Consultation 2015.


Consultation description

The Government has now confirmed the route of the section of Phase Two from Fradley in the West Midlands to Crewe. Safeguarding directions to protect this route has also been issued and can be accessed in our Safeguarding section.

The Government is now seeking the views of the public, in particular those along or near the line of route of the West Midlands to Crewe section of HS2 (Phase 2a), on the proposal to implement the same long-term property assistance schemes for this section as for Phase One.

Events for this consultation can be found here


The consultation closes on 25 February 2016. Emails and online responses can be submitted until 23:45 hrs on the final day of the consultation. Paper responses must be posted on or before the final day of the consultation. You can respond to the consultation in the following ways:

Consultation responses will be analysed by an independent company – Dialogue by Design, appointed by HS2 Ltd.

If your response is too large to submit by email using the route provided, you can submit on paper to the freepost address or via the file-sharing service to submit electronically. To use the file-sharing service, please send an email to and Dialogue by Design will then send you instructions for using their approved file-sharing system.

Please only use the channels listed above when responding to this consultation. We cannot guarantee that responses sent to any other addresses will be included in this consultation.

Consultation responses will be analysed by an independent company appointed by HS2 Ltd.

Confidentiality and data protection

Consultation responses will be published on a publicly accessible website. Individuals’ names, addresses or signatures will not be published. However, please do not include information in your response that could identify you, unless you are happy for it to be made public.

If you do not want any of your response to be published, you should clearly mark it as ‘Confidential’ in the subject line of the email or at the top of your letter. However, please note the following. All information provided in response to this consultation, including personal information, may be subject to disclosure in accordance with access to information regimes - these are, primarily, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Under the FOIA, there is a statutory Code of Practice with which public authorities must comply and which deals with our confidentiality obligations, amongst other things. In view of this, it would be helpful if you could explain in your response why you regard the information you have provided as confidential. If we receive a request for disclosure of the information you provide, we will take full account of your explanation, but we cannot give an assurance that confidentiality can be maintained in all circumstances. An automatic confidentiality disclaimer generated by your IT system will not, of itself, be regarded as binding on the Department for Transport or HS2 Ltd.