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National Grid Electricity Transmission OVERHEAD LINE, WINTERBOURNE ABBAS, DORSET

Notice ID: BOU0444442

Notice effective from
16th January 2018 to 15th February 2018

National Grid Electricity Transmission OVERHEAD LINE, WINTERBOURNE ABBAS, DORSET
Notice of Application for Consent to replace a short section of 400kV. Overhead Line in the area of West Dorset Council.

Notice is hereby given that National Grid Electricity Transmission pic (National Grid) intends to make an application under Section 37 of the Electricity Act 1989 for the consent of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy for the replacement of a short section of 400kV overhead line to connect to a proposed new sealing end compound (SEC) at Winterbourne Abbas. The overhead line replacement is required to facilitate the Visual Impact Provision (VIP) Project. The overall project comprises the following main elements:

* Installation of approximately 8.8km of 400kV underground cables;
* Construction of two cable sealing end compounds (SECs) including permanent access roads, required to connect the new underground cables to the existing overhead line;
* Dismantling and permanent removal of 8.25km of 400kV overhead line including 22 pylons;
* Temporary works to facilitate road works and construction access;
* Replacement of one terminal pylon and approximately 0.6km of new 400kV overhead line (separate consent under s37 of the Electricity Act)

The proposed replacement 400kV overhead line would be approximately 153m in length and deviate approximately 68m from the existing overhead line. A copy of the application with a plan (PDD-33495-LAY-057 rev02) showing the land to which it relates, together with a copy of the Environmental Statement, explaining the proposals in more detail and presenting an analysis of the environmental implications and a Non Technical Summary thereof, along with other supporting documentation can be viewed on West Dorset District Council's website at http://webapps.westdorset-weymouth.gov.uk/PlanningApps/Pages/Search.aspx Search using application reference WD/D/18/000041
The application has also been deposited for public inspection in the following locations:

West Dorset District Council
Planning Department, South Walks House, South Walks Road Dorchester DT1 1UZ 

Dorset County Council, Planning Department , County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ.

Any person wishing to object to this application should send particulars of such objection to The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, c/o Denise Libretto, Energy Infrastructure Planning, the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Level 3, Orchard 2, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET or by email to denise. Iibretto@beis.gov.uk so as to reach him not later than 20th February 2018, identifying the name of the overhead line and the grounds for objection. It is requested that any such representations also be sent to the undersigned: Dated this 16th January 2018

National Grid Andrea Key, Consents Officer
Daines Substation National Consents Team
Isherwood Road National Grid Electricity Transmission pic
Carrington M314BH andrea.key@nationalgrid.com

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