Navitus Bay Wind Park

What happens next

The preliminary meeting took place on Thursday 11 September 2014. We will shortly be issuing a notification (Rule 8 letter) to interested parties which sets the timetable for examination including deadlines for receipt of detailed written representations, the local impact report and for comments on others’ representations. The notification will also be published on the project page and available on request from and our helpline: 0303 444 5000.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a nationally significant infrastructure project and have not already registered 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 (as amended).

Timeline (10 items)

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The Audio from the Preliminary Meeting held on Thursday 11 September 2014 is now available. Please note: Due to a technical problem the first 10 minutes of the audio (Introductions) is not available to hear. This will be covered in a written note of the meeting which will be published shortly.

Audio Part 1:

Audio Part 2:

A table of the Unaccompanied site visit locations undertaken by the Examining Authority is available to view.

Notification of the Open Floor Hearing on 14 October 2014 has been published and is available to view.

15 September 2014
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
11 September 2014
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes appointment of Examining Authority, draft timetable of examination and statement of principal issues.

31 July 2014
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Relevant representations published on the website
26 June 2014
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Registration of interested parties closes
23 June 2014
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Registration of interested parties begins
13 May 2014
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The application has been accepted for examination 

View the letter

Drop in event in Bournemouth

Join Planning Inspectorate staff in Bournemouth on 22 May 2014 to find out about the application process. See the poster for locations and times.

9 May 2014
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The application has been accepted for examination

8 May 2014
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
8 May 2014
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
10 April 2014