Impact assessment

HS2 Phase 2a environmental reports and maps: Colwich to Yarlet

These reports and maps contain assessments of the environmental effects of Phase 2a between Colwich and Yarlet.



The content here relates to the community forum area (CA) located between Colwich and Yarlet, referred to as CA2. You will find documents detailing:

  • Agriculture, forestry and soils data
  • Air quality report
  • Community impact assessment
  • Cultural heritage baseline report
  • Gazetteer of heritage assets
  • Cultural heritage impact assessment table
  • Ecology register of local level effects
  • Health assessment matrix
  • Land quality report
  • Landscape and visual assessment and photomontages
  • Sound, noise and vibration report
  • Water resources assessment
  • Flood risk assessment

You can find additional environmental topic information and map books under the ‘Volume 5: Route-wide environmental reports and maps’ section of the environmental statement.

These assessments have been carried out as part of the High Speed Two (HS2) Phase 2a environmental statement for the route between the West Midlands and Crewe. The environmental statement was produced to accompany the HS2 Phase 2a hybrid Bill.

Published 17 July 2017