Impact assessment

HS2 Phase 2a environmental statement volume 1: introduction and methodology

Volume 1 introduces the environmental statement and provides an overview of the route and environmental impact assessment process.



In this document you’ll be provided a description of:

  • Phase 2a of HS2
  • the environmental impact assessment process
  • the approach to consultation and engagement
  • the permanent features and generic construction techniques
  • the main strategic, route-wide and local alternatives considered

The introductory statement has been published as part of the HS2 Phase 2a environmental statement for the West Midlands to Crewe route. The environmental statement was produced to accompany the HS2 Phase 2a hybrid Bill.

Published 17 July 2017