SECTION 153 OF THE PLANNING ACT 2008

REGULATION 6 OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING (CHANGES TO, AND REVOCATION OF, DEVELOPMENT CONSENT ORDERS) REGULATIONS 2011

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO MAKE A NON-MATERIAL CHANGE TO THE FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT CONSENT ORDER: THE DOGGER BANK CREYKE BECK OFFSHORE WIND FARM ORDER 2015 (SI 2015/318)

1    An application has been made by Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 1 Projco Limited and Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 2 Projco Limited (the Applicant) to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to make non-material changes to the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck Offshore Wind Farm Order 2015 (the DCO).

2    The application seeks to make non-material changes to the parameters of the authorised development by amending the requirements imposed within Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the DCO. These non-material changes are a result of advancement in technology and will comprise an increase in the consented: rotor diameter from 215m to 280m; pile diameter of wind turbine generator or meteorological mast foundation structures from 10 metres to 12 metres and hammer energy during installation of such foundation structures from 3,000kJ to 4,000kJ.

3    The contact details of the Applicant are: Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 1 Projco Limited and Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 2 Projco Limited at No. 1 Forbury Place 43 Forbury Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 3JH or at consents.doggerbank@sse.com.

4    The application documents and plans showing the nature and location of the land concerned are available for inspection, free of charge, on the National Infrastructure Planning Portal (Dogger Bank Creyke Beck page here: https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/yorkshire-and-the-humber/dogger-bank-creyke-beck/?ipcsection=overview

5    The application documents and plans can also be inspected, free of charge, at the following locations until 14th September 2018:

Library Opening Times
Beverley Library

Champney Road

Beverley

HU17 8HE

Monday and Wednesday 9.30am – 5pm

Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am – 8pm

Friday 9.30am – 5pm, Saturday 9.00am – 4pm

Sunday – Closed

Closed on bank holidays.

Cottingham Library

Cottingham Centre

Market Green

Cottingham

HU16 5QG

Monday and Tuesday 9.30am – 4.30pm

Wednesday and Sunday – Closed

Thursday 9.30am – 6.30pm, Friday 9.30am – 1pm, Saturday 9.30am – 12.30pm

Closed on bank holidays.

North Bridlington Library

Martongate

Bridlington

YO16 6YD

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday – Closed

Tuesday 9.30am – 5pm, Thursday 9.30am – 7pm

Friday 9.30am – 2pm, Saturday 9.30am – 1pm

Closed on bank holidays.

 

6    A free digital copy of the application can be obtained from the Applicant using the contact details provided above. Alternatively, a paper copy can be obtained from the Applicant for a charge of £300.

7    Please send any representations about the application by email to: DBCreykeBeck@infrastructure.gsi.gov.uk or in writing to: Major Applications & Plans, The Planning Inspectorate, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN. Please quote [Dogger Bank Creyke Beck] on any correspondence.  Any representations received by the Secretary of State in response to the consultation will be handled in compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and published on the Planning Inspectorate’s Infrastructure Planning Portal (https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk) with all personal information removed.

8    The deadline for receipt of representations is 14th September  2018.

Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 1 Projco Limited and Doggerbank Offshore Wind Farm Project 2 Projco Limited