What happens next
A decision on the application for a Development Consent Order for Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal was taken on 03 July 2014 and has now been issued.
The period for legal challenge is defined in s118 of the Planning Act 2008. Further information about legal challenge can be found in the letter sent to all Interested Parties accompanying the Secretary of State’s decision and statement of reasons.
If you have any queries about the process please email the Planning Inspectorate at [email protected] or telephone the helpline on 0303 444 5000.
Timeline (33 items)
The Secretary of State has granted development consent for this application. For further information, please refer to the following decision documentation:
Secretary of State Decision Letter
Development Consent Order as made by the Secretary of State
Examining Authority’s report to the Secretary of State
Planning Inspectorate notification of decision letter
The Examining Authority issued its recommendation to the Secretary of State on 7 April 2014. A decision will be published within 3 months. Please note that the Examining Authority’s recommendation will also be made available at that point.
The examination has now closed. There will now be a period of 3 months for the Examining Authority to consider and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State. Please see the letter sent to interested parties.
The applicant’s response to the ExA’s request for further information (rule 17) dated 3 December 2013 has been published
A request for further information has been issued to the applicant.
10 December site visit cancelled
The Examining Authority has decided to cancel the accompanied site visit provisionally scheduled for the 10 December 2013.
An itinerary for the third Development Consent Order Issue Specific Hearing has been published.
The following documents submitted for the deadline of 18 November 2013 have been published:
– Revised draft Development Consent Order
– Revised Development Consent Obligation
– Revised Explanatory Memorandum
– Schedule of changes
– Applicant’s response to the ExA’s rule 17 letter dated 29 November 2013
– Applicant’s response to the ExA’s rule 17 letter dated 8 November 2013
– Mr Atkin’s response to the ExA’s rule 17 letter dated 8 November 2013
A notification for an Issue Specific Hearing on the draft DCO and an Open Floor Hearing has been issued
The agenda for the second draft DCO issue specific hearing has been published.
A request for further information made to the applicant has been published.
New documents have been published:
– Written representations
– Revised draft proposed development consent order and table of revisions
– Local Impact Reports
– Statements of Common Ground
– Responses to the first Examining Authority Questions
– Comments on Relevant Representations
A hearing notification has been published.
The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties
Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting
- Preliminary Meeting takes place
- Examination begins
The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter
The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.
The application has been accepted for examination
The application for Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal was resubmitted on 22 February 2013. A decision whether to accept this application must be made by 22 March 2013.
The previous application for development consent was received on 31 October 2012 and subsequently a decision of non-acceptance was made on 28 November 2012. Documents relating to the previous submission can be viewed under the superseded section of the project page.