Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

09/04/2019 - Deadline for close of examination. See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (17 items)

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10 January 2019
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Deadline 3 submissions have been published.

04 December 2018
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The Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) will commence at 10.00am on Tuesday 18 December 2018. Attendees are requested to arrive at the meeting place at 09.30am at the PHP Offices (The Old Rectory, Milton Malsor NN7 3AQ).

A full ASI itinerary, will be published on our website in the week before the ASI. Please see the notification letter for further details.

28 November 2018
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21 November 2018
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09 November 2018
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

17 October 2018
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
09 October 2018
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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.

10 September 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
13 August 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
05 August 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
28 June 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

15 June 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
15 June 2018
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on 21 May 2018.

The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination.

It is for the applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see MHCLG guidance on the pre-application process)

22 May 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
21 May 2018