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Preparing for Phase 2 of HS2 and other major infrastructure projects

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Bond Dickinson LLP, 6th Floor, 1 Whitehall Riverside, Leeds LS1 4BN
RTPI Yorkshire

Kindly hosted by Bond Dickinson LLP, this free seminar will cover the following issues:



The Hybrid Bill Process

  • HS2 Hybrid Bill procedure
  • EIA and Habitats
  • How planning issues are dealt with in the process
  • The different roles of the Local Authority
  • Planning issues for other petitioners
  • Some observations from the Phase 1 Bill experience

The Role of the Local Planning Authority

  • Infrastructure Projects: Statement of Community Consultation, Local Impact Report, Examination Hearings, Requirements, Enforcement 
  • HS2: Implications on plan making and decision taking (e.g. safeguarding)
  • HS2: Role in approving elements of detailed design

Infrastructure Projects and Land Assembly:  A joined up approach following the Neighbourhood Planning Bill

  • The importance of the Development Plan
  • Linking infrastructure and other development
  • Establishing the scheme
  • How the new "scheme rules" will apply in practice

Places are limited and early booking is advised. Please book your free place below.

Bond Dickinson