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The Visual Impact Project

If you have any questions or need any further clarification on the National Grid Visual Impact Project, please email the Clerk of Hale Parish Council - Kathy Cleary - hpcclerk@gmail.com She will forward your enquiry to the person best informed to answer the question.


16TH OCT 2018 - SUMMARY OF CONCERNS RECEIVED SENT TO NATIONAL GRID AND UPDATED FOR COMMENTS RECEIVED FROM NATIONAL GRID 9TH OCT 2018

HPC has asked Parishioners to document questions or concerns on the VIP proposals. Feedback received to 28th August was anonymised and summarised and sent to National Grid for comment. Any response received will be posted on the website and forwarded separately to individual contributors.

Letter to National Grid ref VIP feedback received by HPC to 28 August 2018adobe icon HPC letter 070918 to Ben Smith ref resident feedback received to 28th Aug 18 [137kb]
Summary Feedback received by HPC to 28 August 2018 - UPDATED FOR NATIONAL GRID RESPONSES 9TH OCT 2018adobe icon VIP feedback for National Grid - updated for responses received 9th October 2018 [529kb]

 


7TH SEPT 2018 - LETTER SENT TO NATIONAL GRID REF LIVESTOCK MOVEMENT CONCERNS

Cllr Hartas hosted a meeting at Hale Village Hall for commoners and horse riders to raise any livestock concerns about the current VIP proposals. As a result of this meeting, the letter below was sent to National Grid for comment. Any response received will be posted on the website and forwarded separately to individual contributors.

Letter to National Grid 7th Sept ref Livestock impactadobe icon HPC letter to Ben Smith ref livestock movements commoner feedback 070918 [141kb]

NATIONAL GRID VIP PROJECT 4TH ANNUAL REPORT AUGUST 2018

For general information on the National VIP project, please see the latest annual report received

National Grid VIP Project 4th Annual Report Aug 2018adobe icon NG-VIP Fourth Annual Report 2018_Eng_FINAL WEB [3Mb]

 


27TH/ 31ST JULY 2018 - NG PUBLIC INFORMATION EVENTS 

Received from National Grid "We are pleased to confirm that we will be holding public information events later this month for local people and stakeholders to find out more about the VIP project in the New Forest.  These events will be an important opportunity for the local community to learn more about our plans and share their views on the project, with members of the National Grid team on hand to answer any questions and discuss VIP in detail.  The events are scheduled to take place on:

Friday 27 July 2018 2.00pm - 8.00pm Hale village hall, Hatchet Green, Hale, Fordingbridge SP6 2NE

Tuesday 31 July 2018 2.00pm - 8.00pm Woodgreen village hall, 7 Hale Road, Woodgreen, Fordingbridge SP6 2AJ

These public information sessions will be followed in the autumn by formal public consultation events prior to submitting a planning application, which is now likely to be in 2019 following further feedback we have received from stakeholders and local people on our plans."


19TH JULY 2018 - NG VIP STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY GROUP MEETING

At the invitation of National Grid, Cllr Lucas attended the Stakeholder Advisory Group meeting on Thurs 19th July on behalf of HPC. Cllr Lucas will report back to HPC. Please see HPC note of meeting and map of new proposed route.

HPC note of N Grid Stakeholder Advisory Group Meeting 19 July 2018adobe icon HPC NGVIP SAG note 19 July 2018 [17kb]
National Grid Visual Impact Project Route Map 19 July 2018adobe icon N Grid Proposed Route Map 19 July 2018 [3Mb]

17TH JULY 2018 - HPC LETTER TO VERDERERS REF COMMONER COMPENSATION SCHEME

Following discussions at the stakeholder briefing meeting, HPC sent the attached letter to the New Forest Verderers to follow up on several aspects of the proposed compensation scheme. Any response received will be uploaded here. 

HPC letter to Verderers 17 July 2018adobe icon HPC letter to Verderers ref NG VIP compensation July 2018 [329kb]

9TH JULY 2018 - NG COMMUNITY LIAISON GROUP MEETING

At the invitation of National Grid, Cllr Bill Templeton attended a Community Liaison Group meeting on 9th July 2018. The slide pack presented by National Grid is attached below. A note of the meeting is being produced by MG and will be uploaded when received.

9th July - MG slide pack presented to Community Liaison Group meetingadobe icon Slide pack presented at National Grid Community Liaison Group meeting 9 July 2018 [4Mb]

19th JUNE 2018 - HPC BRIEFING MEETING WITH NG AND VIP STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY GROUP

At the invitation of National Grid, HPC attended a briefing meeting on 19th June 2018 with other members of the VIP Stakeholder Advisory Group.

HPC notes of that meeting are attached below, together with a statement from Hale Parish Council

  
HPC statement ref Visual Impact Project - dated 27 June 2018adobe icon HPC statement re VIP project 27 June 18 [12kb]
HPC notes of briefing meeting held 19 June 2018adobe icon HPC notes of VIP briefing meeting 19 June 2018 [252kb]