TILBURY2 – RULE 13 NOTICE (FEB 2018)

PORT OF TILBURY LONDON LIMITED

PROPOSED PORT TERMINAL AT FORMER TILBURY POWER STATION – ‘TILBURY2’

SECTIONS 91 AND 93 OF THE PLANNING ACT 2008

RULE 13(6) OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING (EXAMINATION PROCEDURE) RULES 2010

NOTICE OF HEARINGS RELATING TO THE PROPOSED port of tilbury (expansion) ORDER

PLANNING INSPECTORATE REFERENCE: TR030003

Notice is hereby given that, at the dates, times and locations set out below, an issue specific hearing and open floor hearings will be held by the Examining Authority (appointed by the Secretary of State) for the examination of the application made by Port of Tilbury London Limited (“PoTLL”) for a Development Consent Order (“the DCO”) for the construction, operation and maintenance of a new port terminal and associated facilities (“the Application”).

The Application was made to the Secretary of State (via the Planning Inspectorate) under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008 and was accepted by the Planning Inspectorate (on behalf of the Secretary of State) for examination on 21 November 2017. The Application has been given the reference number TR030003.

Summary of the PROJECT

The DCO would authorise the construction, operation and maintenance of a new port terminal and associated facilities (known as “Tilbury2”) on land that previously formed the western part of the Tilbury Power Station site in Tilbury, Essex, with an “infrastructure corridor” (to incorporate road and rail access arrangements) to the west of the site (“the Project”). The Project includes the following main elements:

  • a new Roll-on/Roll-off (“RoRo”) terminal;
  • a new facility for importing and processing bulk construction materials;
  • improvement of and extensions to the existing jetty in the river Thames;
  • dredging of berth pockets and immediate approaches in the river Thames;
  • external storage areas;
  • a new warehouse;
  • a new link road;
  • a new rail spur and sidings to provide rail access to the site; and
  • improvements to the ‘Asda roundabout’ to the west of the site.

The Project includes the compulsory acquisition of interests in and rights over land, the temporary use of land and the overriding of easements and other rights.

Hearings

The Examining Authority’s letter dated 22 January 2018 includes a procedural decision that hearings in respect of the Application will be held at the dates, times and location set out in the table below.

For more information on these hearings, including how and when to register to speak at the hearings and how and when to make written submissions, please contact the Planning Inspectorate (quoting the reference number ‘TR030003’) using the following details:

Post: Tilbury2 Case Team, The Planning Inspectorate, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Bristol, BS1 6PN
Phone: 0303 444 5000
Email: tilbury2@pins.gsi.gov.uk
Website: https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/south-east/tilbury2/?ipcsection=overview

HEARING

DATE AND TIME

VENUE

Open Floor Hearing

Tuesday 20 February 2018
At the close of the preceding Preliminary Meeting, and not before 2.30pm (registration will open at 2.00pm)

Thurrock Hotel
Ship Lane,
Aveley,
Thurrock,
Essex,
RM19 1YN

Open Floor Hearing

Tuesday 20 February 2018
Registration will open at 5:30pm and the hearing will commence at 6:00pm

Thurrock Hotel
Ship Lane,
Aveley,
Thurrock,
Essex,
RM19 1YN

Issue Specific Hearing on the draft Development Consent Order

Wednesday 21 February 2018
Registration will open at 9:30am and the hearing will commence at 10:00am

Thurrock Hotel
Ship Lane,
Aveley,
Thurrock,
Essex,
RM19 1YN

The hearing venue will be open to the public half an hour before the start of the hearing.

COPIES OF THE APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

A copy of the Application and its accompanying documents, plans and maps (including a draft of the DCO and the Environmental Statement) can be viewed and downloaded online on the Planning Inspectorate’s webpage for the Project https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/south-east/tilbury2/?ipcsection=overview

Hard copies of the Application documents can be inspected at the following public locations:

VENUE

DAYS

TIMES

Tilbury Hub
Civic Square,
Tilbury, Essex,
RM18 8AD

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday

10.00am – 1.00pm

Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday

Closed

Gravesham Borough Council
Civic Centre,
Windmill Street,
Gravesend, Kent,
DA12 1AU

Monday to Friday

9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday

Closed

Reception of the offices of Port of Tilbury London Limited
Leslie Ford House,
Tilbury,
Freeport,
Tilbury,
Essex,
RM18 7EH

Monday to Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday

Closed

23 January 2018
 
Pinsent Masons LLP
Solicitors and Parliamentary Agents for PoTLL

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