Notice

England Coast Path at Nethertown and Sellafield: comment on proposals to change the approved route

Find out about Natural England's proposals to vary the approved route of the Whitehaven to Silecroft stretch in Cumbria and how to submit a representation or objection.

Documents

Nethertown and Sellafield variation report

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Form to make a representation about the proposal

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Notes on making a representation

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Form to make an objection to the proposal

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Notes on making an objection

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Details

On 26 June 2019, Natural England submitted a report to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs setting out proposed changes to the approved route of the England Coast Path in Cumbria at Nethertown railway station and north of Sellafield nuclear decommissioning site

Read the variation report to find out why changes to the approved route are required.

The opportunity to comment closes at midnight on 21 August 2019.

Objections will be passed to an independent planning inspector who will make a recommendation to the Secretary of State about each one.

The Secretary of State will consider all representations and objections before making a decision about Natural England’s proposals.

Comment on Natural England’s proposals

View the guidance on representations and objections.

Make a representation

Anyone can make representations to us about the variation report. Read the representation guidance notes before completing the representations form (both are attached).

Make an objection

Owners and occupiers of affected land may make objections about the variation report. Read the objection guidance notes before completing the objection form (both are attached).

Published 26 June 2019