Document library

On this page you can find all of the materials we have produced for our recent statutory consultation, along with an archive of information from previous and historic consultations. You can also find details of a separate application that we have made to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, relating to overhead line works off the A131 (works to the 4YL and PCB lines).

Grid supply point planning application (April 2022)

In April 2022, we submitted a planning application to Braintree District Council under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for a new 400 / 132 kV grid supply point (GSP) substation. The proposed GSP substation would be located on land between butler's Wood and Waldegrave Wood, west of the A131. More information on the application can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.

You can view the material associated with this application below. The information is also available on Braintree District Council's planning portal, where you can view and register comments on the submitted plans.

Section 37 application (June 2022)

In June 2022, we submitted an application for consent under section 37 of the Electricity Act 1989 and deemed planning permission under section 90(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for overhead line works off the A131/works to line 4YL and PCB. You can view the material associated with this application below.