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Hinkley Point C Recent Planning History

EDF Energy has submitted the following planning applications to West Somerset Council since the completion of the Hinkley Point C Planning Performance Agreement (PPA)

 Application No Description  Decision Date
 3.32.09.032 Ecological improvements using stored soils to construct six artificial badger setts on agricultural land and in woodland as amended by drawings received on 15.01.2010  Approved  10/02/2010 
 3.32.09.035 Two temporary trenches for vibration testing and temporary removal of top soil for three trial areas for compression testing   Approved 02/03/2010 
 3.32.10.003 Temporary excavation of 20 trenches in order to investigate the depth & nature of the subsoil above the rock  Refused  29/04/2010 
 3.32.10.007 Temporary excavation of 2 trenches in order to investigate the depth and nature of the subsoil above the rock  Approved 24/06/2010
3.32.10.021 Temporary excavation of 11 trenches in order to investigate the depth and nature of the subsoil above the rock.  Approved 30/09/2010
3.32.10.023 Retention of 2 temporary trenches for vibration testing for a period of a further 6 months  Approved 29/10/2010
3.32.10.027 Installation of a primary survey network by way of 6 permanent markers Approved  29/10/2010
3.32.10.028 Temporary retention for a period of 2 years (after expiry of permitted PD right) for 14 boreholes incorporating piezometer's (for sub-soil monitoring) Approved  29/10/2010
3.32.10.029 Certificate of Lawfulness (Proposed) - four temporary trial pits for purposes of geotechnical investigation Determined 15/10/2010 
3.39.10.021 Certificate of Lawfulness (Proposed) - three temporary trial pits for the purposes of geotechnical investigation Determined 15/10/2010 
3.32.10.034 Certificate of Lawfulness (Proposed) - Proposed development of a car park. Determined 25/01/2011
3.32.10.037 Preliminary Works - Site Preparation Works Application Approved 27/01/2012 
3.32.10.038 Construction of a Bat Barn Approved 08/04/2011
3.32.11.016 Retention of two temporary trial trenches for a period of a further 6 months. Approved 30/06/2011
3.39.11.014 Certificate of Lawfulness (Proposed) - twenty-four temporary trial pits for geotechnical/environmental ground investigation. Determined 03/06/2011 
3.32.12.046 Retention of two temporary trial trenches to create a new trial trench approximately 72m x 82m and approximately 5m deep. Approved 28/09/2012
NMA.32.12.001 NMA for changes to the design of the 11KV sub-station. Approved 05/12/2012
3.32.12.068 Proposal to replace two existing transformers, provision of two new intermediate switch rooms together with the provision of a cabling route from HPA 275kV Grid Substation to connect to HPC substation. Approved 04/02/2013
NMA/32/13/001 Submission of further information following an application to Sedgemoor District Council for a Temporary Park & Ride and Freight Management/Postal Courier Facility. Approved         10/04/2013
NMA/32/13/002 Changes to the alignment of the fencing to the North and East of the North car park. Approved 07/02/2013
NMA/32/14/001 NRW to planning permission 3/32/10/037 in order to modify drawing HPCSPW025A Rev 3 (tree and hedgerow retention and removal). To HPCSPW025A Rev 9. The modifications allow for the removal of two sections of hedgerow in excess of the approved widths, one to the East and one to the West of Green Lane. Approved 09/09/2014

Details of the above applications can be found by using the corresponding application reference number in our Planning Search System.

For information on the planning history at the site prior to the completion of the PPA please contact the Planning Department at West Somerset Council.

Further Information

 

If you require further information on Hinkley Point C, please contact: planningemail@westsomerset.gov.uk

Alternatively contact the Major Projects team on 01984 635245