The planning applications for converter stations and substation at Hunterston and Connah's Quay have been submitted to North Ayrshire Council and Flintshire County Council.
Marine licence applications for the subsea cable have been submitted to Marine Scotland, Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure, Welsh Assembly Government and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).
Copies of the documents prepared in support of the applications can be found in the Document Library.
The applications will now be subject to a period of consultation. Representations can be made to the authorities identified below. If you have any questions about the project, please do not hesitate to contact our Community Relations team on: Freephone 0800 030 4137 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 0800 030 4137 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hunterston Converter Station and Substation
North Ayrshire Council Online Planning Portal
North Ayrshire Council
The Scottish Government,
375 Victoria Road,
Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)
Anna Louise Jellie
Water Management Unit
Northern Ireland Environment Agency
17 Antrim Rd
Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure
Captain Michael Brew
Director of Harbours
Department of Infrastructure
Sea Terminal Building
Isle of Man
Marine Management Organisation
PO Box 1275
Newcastle upon Tyne
Marine Consents UnitWelsh Government2nd Floor CP2Cathays ParkCardiffCF10 3NQ
Kelsterston Converter Station
Flintshire County Council Online Planning Portal
Flintshire County Council
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