edf szc

NNB Nuclear Generation (SZC) Limited

Section 48 Planning Act 2008

Regulation 4 of The Infrastructure Planning

(Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009

Sizewell C

NNB Nuclear Generation (SZC) Limited of 90 Whitfield Street, London W1T 4EZ proposes to make an application (“the Application”) under Section 37 of the Planning Act 2008 to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for a Development Consent Order for a new nuclear power station development at Sizewell in Suffolk (known as Sizewell C) together with associated development located both on and off-site.

The main aspects of the project include:

 

1) Development of a new nuclear power station in Suffolk including:

a) Nuclear power station, including two UK EPR™ reactor units capable of exporting a total of approximately 3,340MW to the National Grid

b) Associated buildings, plant and infrastructure within the power station perimeter, including overhead power lines and pylons

c) Associated buildings, plant and infrastructure outside of the power station perimeter, including a training building, beach landing facility and flood defences

d) Marine works and associated infrastructure, including a cooling water system and combined drainage outfall in the North Sea

e) A temporary accommodation campus for up to 2,400 construction workers and associated facilities, buildings and infrastructure, located east of Eastbridge Road and off-site sports facilities in Leiston

f) National Grid 400kV substation and associated relocation of a pylon and power line south of Sizewell C

g) Relocation of certain Sizewell B supporting buildings, plant and infrastructure south of Sizewell C

h) Vehicular and pedestrian crossing over the Sizewell Marshes SSSI south of Goose Hill

i) Power station access road, linking the SSSI crossing with a new roundabout onto Abbey Road (B1122)

j) Public access works including permanent and temporary closures and diversions of public rights of way

k) Diversion and installation of utilities and services

l) Temporary construction compounds, parking, laydown areas and working areas, plus related works and structures

m) Temporary spoil management areas, including borrow pits and stockpiles

n) Temporary rail infrastructure associated with the green rail route (a rail extension which would branch off the existing Saxmundham to Leiston line into the main construction area on a temporary basis) (rail-led and integrated strategies)

o) Landscape restoration works and planting

p) Flood compensation areas

 

2) Associated development including:

a) The temporary green rail route and related rail and road infrastructure (rail-led and integrated strategies only)

b) Either the use of the existing Sizewell Halt rail terminal located south of King George’s Avenue or the construction of a new rail siding adjacent to the existing branch line on the land east of Eastlands Industrial Estate

c) A two village bypass of Farnham and Stratford St Andrew

d) Either the Sizewell link road south (road-led and integrated strategies only) of the B1122 or a bypass of Theberton (rail-led strategy only)

e) A park and ride facility in Darsham and a park and ride facility in Wickham Market, including associated traffic and parking mitigation measures

f) A new roundabout at the A12/B1122 junction in Yoxford

g) A freight management facility along the A14 (road-led and integrated strategies only)

h) Upgrades to the East Suffolk line (rail-led strategy only) and Saxmundham-Leiston branch line, together with changes to level crossings

i) Highway improvements to A140/B1078 west of Coddenham

j) Highway improvements to B1078/B1079 east of Easton and Otley College

k) Highway improvements to A12/B1119 at Saxmundham

l) Highway improvements to A1094/B1069 south of Knodishall

m) Highway improvements to A12/A1094 Friday Street, north of Farnham

n) Highway improvements to A12/A144 south of Bramfield

o) Highway improvements to Wickham market diversion road via Valley Road and Easton Road

p) Highway improvements to Mill Street B1122

 

In connection with the above, we will also be providing off-site ecological mitigation land.

The project is an environmental impact assessment development (EIA development), as defined by the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017. An environmental statement will be submitted as part of the Application. Preliminary environmental information (PEI) forms part of the consultation material.

Consultation on the proposals will take place from 18 July 2019 to 27 September 2019. The consultation will be carried out in accordance with the Updated Statement of Community Consultation published in November 2016 (SoCC). Copies of the consultation materials, which explain the nature and location of the proposals and include plans and maps, the SoCC and this Section 48 notice, may be inspected free of charge from 18 July 2019 to 27 September 2019 at the Sizewell C Information Office 9.30am-5pm Monday to Friday and 9am-12pm Saturday (48-50 High Street, Leiston IP16 4EW) excluding public holidays. The documents will also be available for inspection during the public events listed below.

Exhibitions

Town/Parish Venue/Location Date Time
Leiston Leiston United Church, High Street, Leiston IP16 4EL 23 July 2019 2pm-8pm
Yoxford Village Hall, Old High Road, Yoxford IP17 3HN 24 July 2019 1pm – 6pm
Wickham Market Village Hall, High Street Wickham Market IP13 0HE 25 July 2019 12pm – 3pm
Hacheston Village Hall, The Street, Hacheston IP13 0DW 25 July 2019 5pm – 8pm
Woodbridge Community Hall, Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU 26 July 2019 2pm – 8pm
Stratford St Andrew Riverside Centre, Great Glemham Road, Stratford St Andrew IP17 1LL 27 July 2019 10am – 4pm

In addition the documents will be available for inspection at the following places and times from 18 July 2019 to 27 September 2019 excluding public holidays:

Aldeburgh Library

A: Victoria Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5EG

O/T: Monday 0900 – 1800 | Tuesday 0900 -1900 | Wednesday 0900 – 1800 | Thursday 0900 – 1900 | Friday 0900 -1800 | Saturday 0900 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Beccles Library

A: Blyburgate Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TB

O/T: Monday 0930 – 1700 | Tuesday 0930 – 1700 | Wednesday 0930 – 1700 |

Thursday 0930 – 1700 | Friday 0930 -1930 | Saturday 0930 – 1700 |

Sunday 1000 -1600

Broomhill Library

A: Sherrington Road, Ipswich, IP1 4HT

O/T: Monday 0930 – 1230 | Tuesday 0930 -1700 | Wednesday 0930 – 1700 | Thursday 0930 -1700 | Friday 0930 – 1830 | Saturday 1000 – 1700 | Sunday 1100 – 1600

Bungay Library

A: Warton Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR33 7AH

O/T: Monday 0900-14.30 | Tuesday 0900-1700 | Wednesday 0900-1700 | Thursday 0900-1700 | Friday 0900-1700 | Saturday 0900-1700 | Sunday Closed

Felixstowe Library

A: Crescent Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7BY

O/T: Monday 1000 – 1600 | Tuesday 0900 – 1730 | Wednesday 0900 – 1930 | Thursday 0900 – 1730 | Friday 0900 – 1730 | Saturday 0900 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Framlingham Library

A: The Old Court House, Bridge Street, Framlingham, Suffolk, IP13 9BA

O/T: Monday 1000 – 1200 | Tuesday 0930 – 1730 | Wednesday Closed |

Thursday 0930 – 1730 | Friday 0930 – 1730 | Saturday 0930 – 1700 |

Sunday 1100 – 1600

Halesworth Library

A: Bridge Street, Town Centre, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8AB

O/T: Monday 0930 – 1200 | Tuesday 0930 – 1730 | Wednesday 0930 – 1730 | Thursday Closed | Friday 0930 – 1800 | Saturday 0930 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1500

Ipswich Chantry Library

A: Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, IP2 0QY

O/T: Monday 1400 – 1700 | Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Wednesday 1000 – 1300 | Thursday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1700 | Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Ipswich County Library

A: Northgate Street, Ipswich, IP1 3DE

O/T: Monday 0900 – 1800 | Tuesday 0900 – 1900 | Wednesday 0900 – 1800 | Thursday 0900 – 1800 | Friday 0900 – 1900 | Saturday 0830 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Ipswich Gainsborough Community Library

A: Clapgate Lane, Ipswich, IP3 0RL

O/T: Monday 0900 – 1800 | Tuesday 0900 – 1700 | Wednesday 0900 – 1700 |

Thursday 0900 – 1700 | Friday 0900 – 1800 | Saturday 0900 – 1700 |

Sunday 1100 – 1600

Ipswich Rosehill Library

A: Tomline Road, Ipswich, IP3 8DB

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 0930 – 1700 | Wednesday 0930 – 1700 | Thursday 0930 – 1700 | Friday 0930 – 1930 | Saturday 0930 – 1700 | Sunday 1100 – 1600

Ipswich Stoke Library

A: High School, Maidenhall Approach, Ipswich, IP2 8PL

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 0930 – 1230, 1400 – 1700 | Wednesday 1400 – 1700 | Thursday 1400 – 1700 | Friday 0930 – 1230 | Saturday 0930 – 1230 | Sunday 1000 – 1300

Kesgrave Library

A: Kinsey House, Kays Close, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 2HL

O/T: Monday 0900 – 1200 | Tuesday 0900 – 1200, 1430 – 1700 | Wednesday 1430 – 1800 | Thursday 1430 – 2000 | Friday 0900 – 1200, 1430 – 1800 | Saturday 1000 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1500

Kessingland Library

A: Marram Green, Hall Road, Kessingland, Lowestoft, NR33 7AH

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 14.30-1900 | Wednesday 1000-1700 | Thursday Closed | Friday 1000-1700 | Saturday 0930-1300 | Sunday 1000-1500

Leiston Library

A: Old Post Square, Main Street, Leiston, IP16 4ER

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 0930 – 1930 | Wednesday Closed | Thursday 0930 – 1730 | Friday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700 | Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1500

Lowestoft Library

A: Clapham Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1DR

O/T: Monday 0900 – 1800 | Tuesday 0900 – 1900 | Wednesday 0900 – 1800 | Thursday 0900 – 1900 | Friday 0900 – 1800 | Saturday 0900 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Saxmundham Library

A: Street Farm Road, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1AL

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 1000 – 1800 | Wednesday 1000 – 1800 | Thursday Closed | Friday 1000 – 1730 | Saturday 1000 – 1300 | Sunday 1100 – 1600

Southwold Library

A: North Green, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6AT

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Wednesday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Thursday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Friday 1000 – 1300, 1400 – 1800 | Saturday 0930 – 1300, 1400 – 1700 | Sunday 1100 – 1600

Wickham Market Library

A: Chapel Lane, Wickham Market, Suffolk, IP13 0SD

O/T: Monday Closed | Tuesday 0930 – 1730 | Wednesday 0930 – 1730 | Thursday 0930 – 1730 | Friday 0930 – 1730 | Saturday 1000 – 1630 | Sunday 1000 – 1500

Woodbridge Library

A: 4 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1DT

O/T: Monday 1000 – 1600 | Tuesday 0930 – 1930 | Wednesday 0900 – 1730 | Thursday 0900 – 1730 | Friday 0900 – 1930 | Saturday 0900 – 1700 | Sunday 1000 – 1600

Copies of the consultation materials will also be available online from 18 July 2019 at www.sizewellc.co.uk Copies of the consultation materials may be requested using the email address, postal address or telephone number listed below and a reasonable copying fee may be charged.

Any person may comment on the proposals. Comments must be received by 27 September 2019. A questionnaire is available as part of the consultation materials. When providing your comments, please include your name and address or, if you would prefer your comments to be anonymous, your postcode only. Please also confirm the nature of your interest in the scheme. Please supply any comments by:

  • completing a questionnaire online (http://sizewell.edfenergyconsultation.info) or posting a completed form to: Freepost SZC CONSULTATION (no stamp or further address required)
  • emailing comments to info@sizewellc.co.uk
  • posting comments to: Freepost SZC CONSULTATION (no stamp or further address required)
  • calling 0800 197 6102 during normal office hours

Comments must be received no later than 27 September 2019. If you have any questions about this consultation, please contact the project team using the email address, postal address or telephone number listed above.

Jim Crawford

Sizewell C Project Development Director