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We submitted our Development Consent Order (DCO) application to build the proposed electricity connection to the Planning Inspectorate on 28 May 2014. The application was subsequently accepted for examination on 19 June 2014.

More details of the examination process, timetable and what happens next can be found on the Planning Inspectorate website. The plans and supporting documents for the DCO application can also be found there.

On 4 June 2015, we submitted a document entitled “Note on Increased Pylon Height within Bristol Port, Avonmouth” and an additional plan.  These documents are now available for comment until 9 July 2015.  A copy of the published notice can be found here.

To view hard copies of all documents submitted, you can visit the following locations:

  • North Somerset Council, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1UJ Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 8pm, Saturday: 8:30am to 7pm and Sunday: 10am to 7pm [Please note staff are only available Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm; Saturday 9am to 4pm; Sunday 11am to 4pm]
  • Sedgemoor District Council, Bridgwater House, King Square, Bridgwater TA6 3AR Monday to Friday: 8.45am to 5pm
  • West Somerset Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton, Taunton, TA4 4QA Monday to Thursday: 8:30am to 5pm and Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

All correspondence relating to this project must now be sent directly to the Planning Inspectorate who can be contacted by email at or by phone on 0303 444 5000. Any correspondence should quote the application reference number EN020001.