Guidance

HS2 Phase One environmental statement volume 1: introduction to the environmental statement

Providing an introduction to the Phase One environmental statement and a description of Phase One of HS2.

Documents

Introduction to the environmental statement and the proposed scheme

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email HS2enquiries@hs2.org.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

This document has been published as part of the HS2 Phase One environmental statement for the route between London and the West Midlands. The environmental statement was produced to accompany the HS2 Phase One hybrid Bill.

Volume 1 provides an introduction to the environmental statement and describes:

  • Phase One of HS2
  • the environmental impact assessment process
  • the approach to consultation and engagement
  • details of the permanent features and generic construction techniques

It also summarises the main strategic, route-wide and local alternatives considered.

Further documents are also available:

Published 25 November 2013