APPLICATION FOR: Berwick Bank Cambois Connection Marine Scheme

Notice is hereby given that Berwick Bank C Limited (No.1 Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG13JH) has applied to Marine Management Organisation, (‘MMO’) for a marine licence to carry out a regulated activity under the Marine and Coastal Act 2009. The project requires an environmental impact assessment (EIA) consent and is subject to the requirement for an EIA under the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007 (the ‘EIA Regulations’). An environmental statement has been prepared by the applicant.

The application is for the development of offshore export cables, onshore export cables, an onshore converter station and associated onshore grid connection at Cambois in Northumberland (the `Cambois Connection / `the Project’). The purpose of this infrastructure is to facilitate the export of green energy from the (separately consented) generation assets associated with the Berwick Bank Wind Farm (BBWF), located in the outer Firth of Forth.

Copies of the environmental statement and the above documents can be viewed online in the MMO’s Public Register at

A copy of the application, environmental statement and other documents required by the EIA Regulations are also available for public inspection, free of charge, during normal office hours at Blyth Library, Bridge Street, Blyth NE24 1DJ for a period of 42 days from the date of the first notice [Friday 13th October 2023].

Copies of the same documents may also be inspected free of charge, during normal office hours and by prior appointment at the offices of the MMO, Lancaster House, Newcastle upon Tyne, during the same period.

If printed copies of the above documents are requested, a charge (not exceeding reasonable copying costs) may be payable.

Representations in respect of the application should ordinarily be made by:

However, we will also accept representations via the following formats:

  • By email to; or alternatively
  • By letter addressed to Marine Management Organisation, Lancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YH.

In all cases, correspondence must:

  • Be received within 42 days of the date of the first notice [Friday 13th October 2023];
  • Quote the case reference MLA/2023/00334 and
  • include an address to which correspondence relating to the representation or objection may be sent.

Representations received from members of the public will be dealt with in accordance with Schedule 5 of the EIA Regulations. Copies of written representations received by MMO will be sent to the applicant and may also be made publicly available. The MMO is an appropriate authority under the EIA Regulations. In determining the application, the MMO as appropriate authority will make the EIA consent decision for the project. The MMO will also make a decision whether to grant regulatory approval (for a marine licence) under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

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