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Stanton-under-Bardon Parish Council

Notice of an Application for a Development Consent Order - Hinckley National Rail Freight Interchange Order 202X

Added at 10:52 on 03 May 2023

The attached notice explains how you can view the Application documentation and register to take part in the Examination of the Application if you so wish.

In summary, the application seeks consent for the following works:

(a) New rail infrastructure off the Leicester to Hinckley railway;
(b) An intermodal freight terminal (railport) capable of accommodating up to 16 trains per day;
(c) Up to 850,000 square metres of buildings for logistics use (comprising 650,000 square metres at ground floor level and a further 200,000 square metres of mezzanine floorspace) - a use within class B8 of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes Order) 1987 as amended (warehouse and storage);
(d) Lorry Park with welfare facilities and HGV fuelling facilities;
(e) An energy centre;
(f) Highway works including:
(i) Provision of south facing slips onto Junction 2 of the M69;
(ii) A new highway link between Junction 2 and B4668 / A47 Leicester;
(iii) Improvements to existing highway junctions in the vicinity of the site.

The Planning Inspectorate’s Advice Note 8.2: How to register to participate in an Examination, provides further guidance on how to register as an interested party and make a relevant representation on the Proposed Scheme, and can be accessed via the following link:

Please note that representations must be received by the Planning Inspectorate by 11:59pm 23 June 2023. Please be aware that all representations will be made public.