Document Summary

Glyn Rhonwy Planning docs

This page summarises the content of the documents submitted by SPH Ltd to UKPI. Please see our Selected Documents page to view or download the documents highlighted below. The complete set of 247 documents are avaialable

Number – Document name – Size – Notes

1.01W – Cyflwyno’r Ymgeisiad – 22 pages – Welsh intro to SPH

1.01 – Introduction to the applicant – 23 pages – Intro to SPH

1.02 – Application form – 11 pages – Actual DCO application

2.0 – Plans, drawings, sections – 3 pages – List of all the plans, drawings and sections

2.01 – Site location plan – 2 pages – Map showing where GR is in North Wales

2.02 – Existing site location plan – 2 pages – Close up map of GR

2.03 – Land plans key plan – 2 pages – Map showing land involved in development

2.03.1 – Land Plans Sheet 1 – 2 pages – Similar to 2.03 map of land involved in development

2.03.2 – Land Plans Sheet 2 – 2 pages – Map of land involved further enlarged

2.04 – Works Plans Key plan – 2 pages – Works plan map index and map of order limits

2.04.1 – Works plans  sheet 1 – 2 pages – As above further enlarged and colour coded

2.04.2 – Works plans sheet 2 – 2 pages – Similar to above

2.04.3 – Works plans sheet 3 – 2 pages – Similar to above

2.05 – Indicative site layout plan – 2 pages – Map with a key as to the type of works and site layout

2.05.1 – Indicative site layout plan sheet 1 – 2 pages – As above, enlarged

2.05.2 – Indicative site layout plan sheet 2 – 2 pages – Similar to above, larger scale

2.05.3 – Indicative site layout plan sheet 3 – 2 pages – Plan of above ground power house

2.05.4 – Indicative site layout plan sheet 4 – 2 pages – Power house, tailrace and Q 6 layout

2.05.5 – Indicative site layout plan sheet 5 – 2 pages – Q6, pumping station and spillway

2.06 – Indicative elevations and section – 2 pages – Indicative Elevations & Section – Q1 Dam, Extent of Evacuation and Reservoir

2.06.2 – Indicative Elevations & Sections of Relief Value and Spillway Infrastructure – 2 pages – Relief valve and spillway infrastructure

2.06.3 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Excess Spoil Mound Near Q1 – 2 pages – Cross sections of slate mounds

2.06.4 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Penstock Inlet / Outlet Configuration – 2 pages – Inlet and outlet layouts

2.06.5 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Penstock Configuration – 2 pages – Cross section and scale of tunnel

2.06.6 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Power House, Turbine Shaft and Turbine House Configuration – 2 pages – Cross section of power house

2.06.7 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Above Ground Power House, Substation and Ancillary Buildings – 2 pages – Cross sections of above ground buildings

2.06.8 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Trailrace Inlet / Outlet Configuration – 2 pages – Cross section of tailrace inlet/ outlet

2.06.9 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Q6 Dam, Extent of Excavation and Reservoir – 2 pages – Dam and reservoir cross sections

2.06.10 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Q6 Scour Tower – 2 pages – Cross section of overflow tower and tunnel

2.06.11 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Pumping Station – 2 pages – Cross section of pumping station

2.06.12 – Indicative Elevations & Section of Pumping Station and Spillway Infrastructure – 2 pages – Pumping station and intake plan and cross sections

2.07.1 – Nature Conservation Site, Habitats and Diversity Features – 2  pages – Map detailing all the environmental and conservation areas within and around the development

2.07.2 – Sites of Landscape Importance – 2 pages – Map showing national park boundary and Dinorwig historic site boundary

2.07.3 – Water Bodies in a River Basin Management Plan – 2 pages – Map showing ‘ecological status’ of the water bodies (streams, lake etc) within and around the development

2.08 – Historic Environment features – 2 pages – Map showing listed monuments and known archaeological features

2.09.1 – Existing rights of way – 2 pages – Map showing footpaths, roads and bridleways

2.09.2 – Rights of way (construction) – 2 pages – Map showing changes to rights of way including permanent closures during construction

2.09.3 – Rights of way (operation) – 2 pages – Map showing affected rights of way during operation of the scheme

2.09.4 – Access plan – 2 pages – Map showing access issues

2.10 – Crown lands key plan – 2 pages – Map showing areas belonging to the crown

2.10.1 – Crown land plan sheet 1 – 2 pages – Enlargement of the above

2.10.2 – Crown land plan sheet 2 – 2 pages – Similar to above

3.01 – Draft development consent order – 47 pages – Looks like the legal document relating to the development of the scheme

3.02 – Explanatory memorandum – 26 pages – Explains all the clauses in 3.01.  Read alongside 3.01

4.01 – Statement of Reasons – 49 pages – Details how landowners were contacted and agreements to purchase the land or compulsorily purchase the land

4.02 – Statement of Funding – 13 pages – Costs associated with various aspects of the development

4.02W – Datganiad Ariannu – 13 pages – Welsh version of 4.02

4.03 – Book of references parts 1 – 5 – 34 pages – Mainly refers to the landowners addresses and details of rights of way

4.04 – Common, Access Land and Public Rights of Way Strategy – 16 pages – Impact on the common land at the site

5.01 – Consultation report – 993 pages – Has an executive summary

5.01.1 – Consultation report summary – 18 pages – Summary of the above

5.01.1W – Addroddiad Ymgynghori  –  crynodeb – 18 pages – Welsh version of the above

5.02 – Statement of respect to statutory nuisance – 19 pages – The nuisance factors during operation and construction and how they will be mitigated

5.03 – No significant effects report – 220 pages – Potential impacts on conservation/ natura sites within 30km of the development

5.04 – Details of other consents and licenses – 10 pages – List of all the environmental and other permits required

6.01 – Environmental statement volume 1 – non – technical summary – 110 pages – Potential environmental impacts and mitigation measures

6.01W – Datganiad Amgylcheddol Cyfrol 1: Crynodeb Annhechnegol – 110 pages – Welsh version of the above

6.02 – Environmental statement – volume 2 – 16 pages – Llst of abbreviations and acronyms used in the environmental statement

6.03 – Environmental statement – volume 3 technical appendices – 20 pages – List of appendices and abbreviations

6.04 – Environmental statement –volume 4 figures and photomontages – 3 pages – List of figures and photomontages used in the ES

7.01 – Grid connection statement – 10 pages – Description of possible grid connection and map of route

8.01 – Planning statement – 145 pages – Planning details and context of the scheme, relevant planning laws and considerations

8.02 – Planning statement summary – 13 pages – Summary of the above

8.02W – Crynodeb o’r Datganiad Cynllunio – 14 pages – Welsh version of the above

8.03 – Design and access statement – 84 pages – Design considerations. Has an executive summary

8.03W – Datganiad Dylunio a Mynediad – 85 pages – Welsh version of the above

8.04 – Glossary – 26 pages – Explanation of terms used

 – Appointment of examining authority – 1 page – Statement of the decision to appoint a single person (Stuart Cowperthwaite) to examine the application (rather than a panel?)

 – Conwy Borough Council – 1 page – Email stating Conwy has no comment on the application

 – Denbighshire Borough Council – 1 page – Email stating Denbighshire has no comment on the application

 – SCOPING OPINION Proposed Glyn Rhonwy Pumped Storage Scheme

– 114 – Report by the UK Planning Inspectorate on the Secretary of State’s opinion on the scoping report initially submitted by SPH

 – SPH Scoping report redacted – 48 pages – SPH’s scoping report to the UK Planning Inspectorate prior to applying for the DCO

 – Late scoping report responses – 17 pages – UKPI’s report on responses received after the deadline

 – Gwynedd Council – 3 pages – Email from Gwynedd on the adequacy of the consultation

 – Notification of decision to accept application – 3 pages – Decision by UKPI to accept the DCO application

 – Post acceptance advice s51 – 2 pages – Re 5 landowners who were not listed in the application and SPH being urged to contact them

 – Powys county council – 1 page – Email from Powys stating no comment

 – Regulation 24 transboundary screening document – 3 pages – Potential cumulative impacts on traffic and pollution by being in proximity to Wylfa power station

 – Section 55 acceptance of applications checklist – 34 pages – Checklist of documents required by UKPI

 – Snowdonia National Park Authority – 1 page – SNPA considers it has been properly consulted

Vol2a ch1 – Environmental statement vol 2 introduction – 14 pages – An introduction to the environmental statement

6.02 Vol2a ch2 – Environmental impact assessment statement approach and consultation – 42 pages – Includes consultation on the environmental impact assessment

6.02 – Vol2a ch3 – Environmental statement – design evolution and alternatives – 35 pages – Design of the scheme

6.02 – vol2a ch 4 – Environmental statement – project description – 42 pages – Description of the various elements of the project

6.02 – vol2a ch5 – Environmental statement – policy context – 25 pages – Relevant policies and guidance

6.02 – vol2a ch6 – Landscape character and visual amenity – 89 pages – Visual and landscape impacts

6.02 – vol2a ch7 – Ecology – 262 pages – Potential impact and mitigation on ecology

6.02 – vol2a ch8 – Geology and ground conditions – 30 pages – Geology of the site

Vol3a – Appendix 1.1 – Town & Country Planning Act: decision notice – 27 pages – Gwynedd council’s planning decision for the smaller scheme and conditions

Vol3b – Appendix 2.1 – 2012 Environmental Statement – 1295 pages – Original environmental statement

Vol3c – Appendix 2.2 – Scoping Letter – 22 pages – Application to Secretary of State requesting a scoping opinion prior to applying for the DCO

Vol3c – Appendix 2.3 – Scoping report – 48 pages – Report to go with the above

Vol3c – Appendix 2.4 – UKPI Scoping Opinion – 159 pages – Report by UKPI on the proposed scheme prior to the DCO application

Vol3d – Appendix 2.5a – Draft Environmental Statement vol1: non technical summary – 85 pages – Preliminary environmental info aimed at the public in supposedly non – technical language

Vol 3d – Appendix 2.5b – Draft Environmental Statement vol 2 – 865 pages – Full version of the above

Vol 3d – Appendix 2.5c – Draft environmental statement figures – 90 pages – List of figures, diagrams , photos, maps etc within the draft ES

Vol 3d – Appendix 2.5d – Draft Environmental statement vol 3 technical appendices – 1287 pages – Various surveys and assessments of the environmental impact

Vol 3e – Appendix 2.6 – Minutes of meetings between Gwynedd council and NRW – 27 pages – Worth reading!

Vol 3e – Appendix 2.7 – Gwynedd Council Correspondance – 22 pages – Correspondence between GC and SPH

Vol 3e – Appendix 2.8 – NRW Correspondance – 38 pages – Correspondence between SPH and NRW

Vol 3e – Appendix 6.1 – ASIDOHL – 27 pages – Assessment of the Significance of the Impact of Development on Historic Landscapes (ASIDOHL) ie Dinorwig

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.1 – AECOM phase 1 habitat report (2013) – 50 pages – Bats, biodiversity and other habitat issues, prepped by the contractor

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.2 – Gritten Ecology 2011 botanical survey   – 28 pages – Plant surveys in the development areas

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.3 – Addendum to Gritten botanical survey 2012 – 11 pages – Additional surveys for areas identified in for temporary construction compounds

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.4 – Addendum to Gritten botanical survey 2012b – 9 pages – Surveys for plants and protected species due to altered spillway and soil storage at q1

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.5 – Etive Ecology (2012) Llyn Padarn Freshwater ecology impact assessment – 58 pages – Impact assessment on arctic charr, floating plantain, lamprey and other freshwater flora and fauna

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.6 – Arboriculture assessment – 42 pages – Trees affected by the scheme

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.7 – Fungi habitat report – 39 pages – Grassland fungi affected by the scheme

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.8 – Lichens habitat report – 15 pages – Lichens affected by the scheme

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.9 – CEP proposed tower construction bat and protected species report – 23 pages – Re bats affected by the scheme and mentions construction of a tower for safety training and equipment testing

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.10 – Reptile habitat report – 20 pages – Reptiles affected by the scheme (lizards and slow worms)

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.11 – Breeding bird report – 31 pages – Birds affected by the scheme

Vol 3e – Appenix 7.12 – Otter survey – 13 pages – Likely otter habitats

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.13 – Bat surveys 2011 – 2012 – 32 pages – More bat surveys

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.14 – Summer bat report – 41 pages –

Vol 3e – Appendix 7.15 – Bat mitigation report – 34 pages – How they could mitigate effects on bats

Vol 3f – Appendix 7.16 – Winter bat hibernation report 2014 – 37 pages –

Vol 3f – Appendix 7.17 – TPO report – 13 pages – Trees with tree protection orders on them within the scheme

Vol 3f – Appendix 7.18 – Bat licence – 93 pages –

Vol 3 f – Appendix 7.19 – Aquatic surveys – 37 pages – Whats in Q 6 and Q 1 water

Vol 3f – Appendix 7.20 – Non confidential breeding bird survey – 47 pages –

Vol 3g – Appendix 8.1 – Hydrogeological report – 63 pages – Geology, hydrology and water resources within the site

Vol 3g – Appendix 8.2 – Borehole logs – 12 pages – Reports on contents of boreholes

Vol 3H – Appendix 8.3 – Historical OS maps – 68 pages – Old OS maps of the site

Vol 3H – Appendix 8.4 – MoD letter – 5 pages – Copy of an old letter from RAF to HTV


 

Vol 3H – 8.5 – Zetica desk study UXO report – 92 pages – Report on possible unexploded ordinance within GR. 

 



Vol 3H – 
Appendix 8.6 – Zetica desk study report UXO Cefn Du – 42 pages – Report on possible unexploded ordinance on Cefn Du

Vol 3H – Appendix 8.7 – Utilities affected and not affected by the development – 76 pages – Impact on local utilities

Vol 3I – Appendix 9.1 – Water Framework Directive assessment – 62 pages – Details water abstraction and discharge details

Note that they will be applying to increase the abstraction rate from 2000m3 to 3300m3 per day

Vol 3I – Appendix 9.2 – Private water supplies letter 2012 – 10 pages – Letter sent to households with private water supplies near the scheme

Vol 3I – Appendix 9.3 – Water sampling results 2012 – 14 pages –

Vol 3I – Appendix 9.4 – Water sampling results 2015 – 311 pages –

Vol 3I – Appendix 9.5 – Private water supplies letter 2015 – 5 pages – Similar to 9.2

Vol 3I – Appendix 10.1 – Flood consequences assessment – 41 pages – Risks of flooding on various areas associated with the scheme

Vol 3I – Appendix 11.1 – Known Archaeology – 23 pages – Archaeological features affected by the scheme

Vol 3I – Appendix 11.2 – Archaeology photographs – 6 pages – Photographs of the above

Vol 3I – Appendix 11.3 – Aerial photographs consulted – 2 pages – List of the photos consulted

Vol 3I – Appendix 11.4 – Written scheme investigation – 22 pages – Archaeological investigation

Vol 3I – Appendix 12.1 – Accident locations by causation factors – 2 pages – Maps of where accidents have occurred in last 4 years

Vol 3I – Appendix 12.2 – Construction traffic impacts – 2 pages – Traffic flows at various junctions

Vol 3I – Appendix 13.1 – Additional noise information – 15 pages – Anticipated onstruction noise levels

Vol 3I – Appendix 13.2 – Baseline noise surveys – 19 pages –

Vol 3I – Appendix 15.1 – Labour market statistics – 5 pages – Local jobs

Vol 3I – Appendix 15.2 – Accommodation survey results 2012 – 25 pages – Accommodation in the area

Vol 3I – Appendix 16.4 – Construction Code of Practice – 144 pages –

Vol 3I – Appendix 17.1 – Minutes of Horizon meeting – 3 pages – Possible cumulative effects of Wylfa construction

Vol 4a – Contents page of figures and photos in the environmental statement – 2 pages –