• UK Planning Process and Project Timescales

AQUIND undertakes informal consultation with the local community

AQUIND Interconnector is awarded Project of Common Interest status by the European Commission

Ongoing technical studies, assessment and surveys are undertaken to inform and refine emerging proposals for AQUIND Interconnector

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announces that AQUIND Interconnector is to be treated as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project

AQUIND submits scoping request to the Planning Inspectorate to refine the scope of the Proposed Scheme’s Environmental Statement

Formal consultation on AQUIND’s Proposed Scheme to take place

Anticipated submission of an application for Development Consent to the Planning Inspectorate

Anticipated decision on AQUIND’s application for Development Consent