​PEIR Documents & Supporting Consultation Materials

 

 

​July 2017

 

The inital findings from all the environmental assessments we have carried out to develop our proposal are detailed in these documents.

 

This is a technical report which provides details of the project proposal, explains what effects we believe our proposals would have on the environment and provides some details in terms of how we plan to minimise these effects where appropriate. 

 

This report forms the basis of our formal consultation 27 July to 20 September 2017. A non-technical Summary is also available to view.

Section 42 Letter

 

Section 48 Notification

 

Statutory Consultation Plans

Statutory Consultation Plans (Overview)

Statutory Consultation Plans (Onshore)

Detailed Onshore Statutory Consultation Plans (Part 1)

Detailed Onshore Statutory Consultation Plans (Part 2)

     

Non-Technical Summary

Non-Technical Summary

 

Volume 1 – Introductory Chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overarching Glossary

Chapter 2: Policy and Legislation

Chapter 3: Project Description

Chapter 4: Site Selection and Consideration of Alternatives
Chapter 5: Environmental Impact Assessment Methodology

 

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Volume 2 – Offshore Chapters

Chapter 1: Marine Processes

Chapter 2: Benthic Ecology

Chapter 3: Fish and Shellfish Ecology

Chapter 4: Marine Mammals
Chapter 5: Offshore Ornithology

Chapter 6: Commercial Fisheries

Chapter 7: Shipping and Navigation

Chapter 8: Aviation, Military and Communications

Chapter 9: Marine Archaeology

Chapter 10: Seascape and Visual Resources
Chapter 11: Infrastructure and Other Users

Chapter 12: Inter-related Effects (Offshore)

 

Volume 3 – Onshore Chapters

Chapter 1: Geology and Ground Conditions (Part 1)

Chapter 1: Geology and Ground Conditions (Part 2)

Chapter 2: Hydrology and Flood Risk

Chapter 3: Ecology and Nature Conservation (Part 1)

Chapter 3: Ecology and Nature Conservation (Part 2)

Chapter 4: Landscape and Visual Resources (Part 1)

Chapter 4: Landscape and Visual Resources (Part 2) 

Chapter 4: Landscape and Visual Resources (Part 3)

Chapter 4: Landscape and Visual Resources (Part 4) 
Chapter 5: Historic Environment

Chapter 6: Land Use and Recreation

Chapter 7: Traffic and Transport
Chapter 8: Noise and Vibration

Chapter 9: Air Quality

Chapter 10: Socio-economics
Chapter 11: Inter-related Effects (Onshore)

 

Volume 4 – Introductory Chapter Annexes

Annex 1.1: Hornsea Project One and Hornsea Project Two Consultation Relevant to Hornsea Three

Annex 3.1: Subsea Noise Technical Report

Annex 3.2: Dredging and Disposal (Site Characterisation)

Annex 3.3: EMF Compliance Statement

Annex 5.1: Cumulative Effects Screening Matrix

Annex 5.2: Location of Cumulative Schemes

Annex 5.3: Transboundary Impacts Screening Note

 

Volume 5 – Offshore Chapter Annexes

Annex 1.1: Marine Processes Technical Report

Annex 2.1: Benthic Ecology Technical Report

Annex 2.2: Water Framework Directive Assessment

Annex 2.3: Marine Conservation Zone Assessment

Annex 3.1: Fish and Shellfish Technical Report

Annex 4.1: Marine Mammal Technical Report

Annex 5.1: Baseline Characterisation

Annex 5.2: Displacement Analysis

Annex 5.3: Collision Risk Modelling

Annex 6.1: Commercial Fisheries Technical Report

Annex 7.1: Navigational Risk Assessment (Part One)

Annex 7.1: Navigational Risk Assessment (Part Two)

Annex 8.1: Aviation, Military and Communication Technical Report

Annex 9.1: Marine Archaeology Technical Report

Annex 9.2: Draft Written Scheme of Investigation

Annex 10.1: Seascape and Visual Resources Technical Report

Annex 10.2: Seascape and Visual Resources Wirelines

Annex 10.3: Seascape and Visual Resources Cumulative Wirelines

Annex 11.1: Radar Early Warning Systems Technical Annex

 

Volume 6 - Onshore Chapter Annexes

Annex 1.1: Borehole Logs (Part 1)

Annex 1.1: Borehole Logs (Part 2)

Annex 1.1: Borehole Logs (Part 3)

Annex 1.1: Borehole Logs (Part 4)

Annex 1.2: Abstraction Licences

Annex 1.3: Discharge Consents and Permits

Annex 2.1: Flood Risk Assessment

Annex 2.2: Environment Agency and Internal Drainage Board Watercourses and Flood Zones

Annex 2.3: Surface Water Abstraction Licences, Discharge Consents and Pollution Incidents
Annex 3.1: Onshore Ornithology - Wintering Bird Survey

Annex 3.2: Great Crested Newt and Desmoulines Whorl Snail Habitat Suitability Assessment Survey (Part 1)

Annex 3.2: Great Crested Newt and Desmoulines Whorl Snail Habitat Suitability Assessment Survey (Part 2)

Annex 3.3: Hazel Dormouse, Red Squirrel and Freshwater Pearl Mussel Desk Study

Annex 4.1: Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Methodology

Annex 4.2: Key Characteristics of National Seascape and National Landscape Character Areas

Annex 4.3: Key Characteristics of Local Landscape Character Areas

Annex 4.4: Key Characteristics of Designated Landscapes

Annex 4.5: Visual Receptors for the Onshore Infrastructure

Annex 4.6: Cumulative Effects Assessment

Annex 4.7: Photography and Indicative Wirelines

Annex 4.8: Effects on Landscape and Visual Resources and Receptors

Annex 5.1: Desk Based Assessment

Annex 5.2: Fieldwalking Report

Annex 5.3: Site Gazetteer

Annex 5.4: Screening Assessment – Onshore HVDC/HVAC substation

Annex 5.5: Screening Assessment - Onshore HVAC Booster Station

Annex 6.1: ALC Published Data (Part 1)

Annex 6.1: ALC Published Data (Part 2)

Annex 7.1: Transport Assessment (Details on Proposed Content for DCO Application)

Annex 7.2: Transport Figures (Part 1)

Annex 7.2: Transport Figures (Part 2)

Annex 7.3: Description of Network Links and Sensitivity

Annex 7.4: Construction Vehicle Trip Generation Assumptions

Annex 7.5: Identification of Potential Accesses onto Private Land

Annex 7.6: Summary of Potential Construction Access Points

Annex 8.1: Baseline Noise Information

 

Report to Inform Appropriate Assessment

Draft Report to Inform Appropriate Assessment

Annex 1: HRA Screening Report

Annex 2: Draft Evidence Plan