New collaboration with Earth Trust, to help get the best out of our long term plan for the environmental benefits of the scheme.
Updated application deadline to 31 October 2019.
We have added information about our Environmental Vision, including the advertisement for potential applicants.
Latest dates, updated map, plain English of the content
1) final planning decision now summer 2019.
2) Changed date to 2020 “If all approvals are granted construction will start in 2020 and is expected to take 3 to 4 years.”
3) Added lines in the CPO section - "We have had confirmation from Defra that they intend to hold a Public Inquiry and a date is being confirmed for this. Due to the timeframes needed for this part of the process, the earliest construction of the scheme will start is in 2020."
Updated information on consultation.
Updated planning application section.
Added more information on compulsory purchase order, revised funding, and planning application.
Information on the planning application and partner websites.