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From the Development Consent Order: 17. (1) After the end of the period of 5 years beginning on the day on which this Order is made— (a) no notice to treat is to be served under Part 1 (compulsory purchase under Acquisition of Land Act 1946) of the 1965 Act; and (b) no declaration is…
The Development Consent Order (DCO) approved in May 2020 included 20 requirements the Developer must satisfy before development works can commence. The outline details of these are: Time limits – the development must commence no later then 28 May 2025 Detailed design approval – no phase of the development may commence until all aspects of…
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has acquired the 350MW Cleve Hill solar-plus-storage site in Kent. Wildlife protection work is expected to start in Spring 2022, with construction of the site, which has been renamed Project Fortress, expected to start in summer 2022.
The Statutory Instrument that is “The Cleve Hill Solar Park Order 2020” was made on 28th May 2020 and came into force on 19th June 2020
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy granted development consent for the Project. For further information please refer to the following documents: Secretary of State Decision Letter Development Consent Order as Made Examining Authority’s Recommendation Report Planning Inspectorate Decision Cover Letter Habitats Regulations Assessment Regulation 31 Notice
The responses to the Secretary of State’s recent consultation have now been published.
The Secretary of State has issued a letter seeking comments from the Applicant on matters raised during the Examination. Consultation responses should be submitted by 23.59 on 20 April 2020.
The Examining Authority today issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State has three months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and Recommendation Report will be published on the National Inspectorate project page once a decision has been made.
Receipt by the The Examining Authority is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of 6 months
Receipt by the ExA of documents/submissions