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The National Grid (King’s Lynn B Power Station Connection) Order 2013

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Article 2(1)

SCHEDULE 1Authorised development

A nationally significant infrastructure project as defined in sections 14 and 16 of the 2008 Act comprising—

(a)Work No 1 – The installation of a 400 kV electric line above ground, approximately 2.8 kilometres in length, comprising 9 steel lattice towers, commencing at gantries within the substation to be constructed as part of the approved King’s Lynn B Power Station development at Willows Business Park, King’s Lynn, from which it will rise to a terminal tower KL01 in the field north of New House Farm. The line would then cross High Road to a second tower KL02 approximately 370 metres due east. From this point, the line changes direction and travels approximately 694 metres south easterly crossing Low Road and the River Nar, incorporating tower KL03 and KL04. At tower KL04 the line again changes direction and travels due south through towers KL05, KL06 and KL07 for a length of approximately 1155 metres. At tower KL07 the line changes direction to the south west crossing the River Nar to connect to tower KL08, and then onto a new junction tower, a length of approximately 614 metres, to connect to the northern circuit of the existing National Grid Norwich – Walpole overhead electricity transmission line and replacing the existing National Grid tower reference 4VV039, in the Borough of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk;

(b)Associated Development – comprising—

(i)works for the creation, alteration or widening of points of access to highways;

(ii)means of access and footpaths;

(iii)retaining structures, and culverts;

(iv)works for the benefit or protection of land affected by the authorised development;

(v)construction and maintenance compounds, working areas, laydown and parking areas in connection with the construction of the authorised development;

(vi)welfare units;

(vii)underground ducting; and

(viii)such other works as may be necessary or expedient for the purposes of or in connection with the construction of the authorised development which are within the scope of the environmental impact assessment recorded in the environmental document such as landscaping and ecological mitigation measures.

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