Planning & Consultation
Onshore Planning Applications - Wales
Greenlink Interconnector Limited applied for planning permission to Pembrokeshire County Council and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority for the following:
Pembrokeshire County Council Outline Planning Application:
Proposed development of a Converter Station and upgraded permanent access road from Wallaston Cross to the Converter Station, plus associated landscaping, drainage and other supporting infrastructure associated with the development at land to the south of Pembroke Power Station. Reference: 20/0041/PA
Pembrokeshire County Council Full Planning Application:
Proposed installation of two permanent underground HVDC cables, three permanent HVAC cables, permanent fibre optic cables and associated works extending from the boundary with Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at Neath Farm to land immediately south of the National Grid substation at Pembroke Power Station. Reference: 20/0044/PA
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority Full Planning Application:
Proposed installation of two permanent underground HVDC cables, permanent fibre optic cables and associated works extending from the landfall site at Freshwater West to the boundary with Pembrokeshire County Council at Neath Farm. Reference: NP/20/0222/FUL
This followed a period of pre-application consultation on the draft Greenlink planning applications between 18 December 2019 and 22 January 2020.
Both applications were unanimously approved in July 2020. See our press release on the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority consent here and on the Pembrokeshire County Council consent here. You can view the decision documents from PCNPA and PCC here:
We will now work with Pembrokeshire County Council, key stakeholders and the local community to finalise our detailed designs as part of the reserved matters process.