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July, 2014 - ongoing

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Forewind

East Riding of Yorkshire & Humberside


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Off-shore Wind Farm and Cable Connection

Off-shore wind farm connecting to the National Grid via c.35km of Direct Current Cables, requiring a new converter station close to the on-shore substation.

Brief

To advise on route options, secure access for surveys, negotiate Option Agreements and Deeds of Grant, prepare scheme budgets, advise on Land Strategy, support the Examination Stage and attend Hearings.

Risks & Constraints

  • Uncooperative landowners
  • Ecology & archaeology
  • Land drainage – extensive existing systems
  • Common Land

Solutions

  • Working with all stakeholders to achieve positive results
  • 6 successful applications under s.53 of the Planning Act 2008 to secure access for site surveys
  • Close relationship with grantors and agents
  • Fair but firm policy on negotiations


Contact: Andrew Barker

D: 01270 446412

E: Andrew.Barker@dalcourmaclaren.com

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