We have been following a clear process to develop our proposals for the replacement pipeline:
The project team values the important contribution that national and local stakeholders can make to the development process, and we expect to engage stakeholders during each stage of the project. This consultation includes:
The preferred route will be subject to change as we receive responses to the consultation, and we will then submit our formal application for permission to install the replacement pipeline. The permission is called a Development Consent Order (often referred to as a ‘DCO’) an approval for this will be a decision for the Secretary of State of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
For those who may be affected by the initial working route, we will be in touch via our land agent team, Fisher German LLP, to provide updates on the project.