Thursday, October 20, 2011

Planning & Marine Licence Applications submitted

National Grid (NGET) and SP Transmission submit planning and marine licence applications for the Western HVDC Link.

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

 Hunterston Converter Station and Substation

North Ayrshire Council Online Planning Portal

Development Management

North Ayrshire Council

Cunninghame House


KA12 8EE

Marine Cable Route

Marine Scotland

Colin Megginson,


The Scottish Government,

Marine Laboratory,

375 Victoria Road,


AB11 9DB

Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)

Anna Louise Jellie

Marine Licensing

Water Management Unit

Northern Ireland Environment Agency

17 Antrim Rd


BT28 3AL

Isle of Man Department of Infrastructure

Captain Michael Brew

Director of Harbours

Department of Infrastructure 

Sea Terminal Building



Isle of Man 





Joanna Parnell


Marine Management Organisation


PO Box 1275


Newcastle upon Tyne


NE99 5BN


Welsh Government


Robert Stroud


Marine Consents Unit
Welsh Government
2nd Floor CP2
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ


Kelsterston Converter Station


Flintshire County Council Online Planning Portal

Planning Department


Flintshire County Council


County Hall





























































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