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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hinkley Point C Connection given development consent

We welcome the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s decision for the Hinkley Point C Connection Project.  This connection will play a vital role in providing clean, affordable and secu...

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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Hinkley Point C Electricity Connection Project documents and plans now available

National Grid is reopening its information hub in Nailsea.  From Tuesday 1 July the public can see a printed version of its application to build a new electricity connection between Bridgwater an...

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Hinkley connection application moves to the next stage

National Grid has today been told by the Planning Inspectorate that its application to build a new electricity connection between Bridgwater and Seabank, Avonmouth has been accepted for examination. T...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

National Grid submits application for Hinkley electricity connection project

National Grid has today delivered to the Planning Inspectorate its application to build a new transmission connection for the proposed Hinkley Point C Power Station.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Public views encouraged on pylon route changes near Southwick

Following public feedback in Somerset, National Grid is proposing changes to a section of the new electricity connection route from Bridgwater to Avonmouth. Residents in the Southwick area suggested c...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

National Grid says thank you to local communities

After eight weeks of public consultation on detailed plans for the proposed Hinkley Point C Connection project, National Grid thanked the hundreds of people who have taken part in events and visited t...

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Two weeks left for people to have their say on Hinkley electricity connection project

There are two weeks left for people to have a say on National Grid's detailed plans for the proposed Hinkley Point C Connection project between Bridgwater and Seabank near Avonmouth.

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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

National Grid Consultation Vehicle in Burnham

On Thursday 3 October, National Grid are making it easy to have your say about their proposals for the new 400,000 volt electricity connection project between Bridgwater and Avonmouth.

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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Consultation vehicle to visit Lower Weare on 12 October

National Grid is pleased to announce that the public consultation vehicle will visit Tanyard Nursery, Turnpike Road, Lower Weare, BS26 2JG on Saturday 12 October, between 11am to 3pm. During the visit...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Photos of Nailsea public exhibition and Q&A session released

Photos have been released of the Nailsea public exhibition and Q&A session which took place on Saturday 14 September 2013 at Nailsea Methodist Church. The Q&A session was chaired by MP Dr Liam...

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Friday, September 13, 2013

Have your say on National Grid's Avonmouth proposals says Charlotte Leslie MP

MP Charlotte Leslie today visited National Grid's Information Hub at Gloucester Road, Avonmouth to see the company's detailed proposals for the new electricity connection project due to go through par...

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

National Grid announces final consultation for Hinkley Point C Connection

National Grid has today (3 September) announced the details of the new 400,000 volt electricity connection for the proposed generation in the South West. Please click on the link below to read more.

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Monday, September 02, 2013

Local MP visits National Grid information hub in Bridgwater

Local MP Ian Liddell-Grainger visited our Bridgwater Information Hub, please click on the link below to read more.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

National Grid announces final consultation for Hinkley Point C Connection

Residents in the South West are being invited to take part in public consultation on detailed proposals for National Grid's Hinkley Point C Connection. From Tuesday 3 September to Tuesday 29 October p...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

T’ time in the South West

The T-pylon, winner of an international design competition, will be offered on the proposed Hinkley Point C Connection.  It may be the first time it is used in the UK.The full press release and f...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

National Grid presents to The Association of Project Management South West

National Grid presented to The Association of Project Management South West. The presentation can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

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Thursday, May 02, 2013

National Grid publishes Spring Project News and Stage 3 Feedback Report 2012

National Grid has published the Spring Project News and Stage 3 Feedback Report 2012.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

National Grid presents to Weston-super-Mare Chamber of Commerce

National Grid today visited the Weston-super-Mare Chamber of Commerce to give an update on the project.

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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Only a few days left to give National Grid your views!

There are only a few days left to have your say on National Grid's Hinkley Point C electricity connection proposals.  The company would like to hear your views by Tuesday 18 December on its recen...

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Thursday, November 08, 2012

National Grid opens first South West information centres

National Grid opens first South West information centresNational Grid is encouraging local residents to visit one of its newly opened information centres in towns and villages around Somerset and Sout...

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

National Grid announces draft route for Hinkley Connection

National Grid announces draft route for Hinkley ConnectionRemoval of existing power line would mean around 95 fewer pylons in the area overallConnection to go underground through the Mendip Hills Area...

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Friday, July 13, 2012

A few days left to give National Grid your route corridor views

National Grid is reminding people living in or around the preferred route corridor of its Hinkley C electricity connection project that they have until 23 July to give their views and help shape the p...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

National Grid Consultation Events Announced for the Churchill and Sandford Area

National Grid is announcing a series of public exhibitions in North Somerset for residents to find out about the company's plan to build a new high voltage substation in the area.Last September, follo...

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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

National Grid Hinkley C Connection Project – Chance to have your say

National Grid is launching the next phase of its plans for connecting the proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley Point and wants to hear from people living in and around the preferred route corrido...

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

National Grid announces preferred route corridor for Hinkley Point C Connection

National Grid has today announced its preferred route corridor for a new 400,000 Volt power connection between Bridgwater and Seabank near Avonmouth. The connection is needed to carry power from the p...

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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Hinkley Point C connection update

Over the past 12 months National Grid have been consulting the public about our proposals to build a new overhead line between Bridgwater and Avonmouth. The line is needed to connect the new nuclear p...

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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Residents invited to join Hinkley Point forums

National Grid is looking for volunteers to join its Hinkley Point Connection community forums.Residents are being invited to join one of the forums being set up between Bridgwater and Avonmouth which ...

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Hinkley Point Connection information goes on show

National Grid has announced a programme of events to provide extra information and seek the views of local people about proposals for a new high-voltage overhead power line between Bridgwater and Avon...

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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

National Grid to provide more information on Hinkley Point Connection Project

National Grid has announced plans to hold a series of events to further explain the background to its proposals for a new overhead electricity line between Bridgwater and Avonmouth.The first phase of ...

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

National Grid extends public consultation on Hinkley Point C connection

National Grid is extending the first phase of public consultation on connecting the planned new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station because of the current extreme weather.Residents and local authori...

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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

National Grid announces extra public consultation events for Hinkley Connection overhead line proposal

National Grid has announced three additional public information events, in Nailsea, Portbury and Portishead, after requests from local people for more opportunities to view the route corridors for a n...

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Tuesday, October 06, 2009

National Grid announces public consultation events in Somerset and Bristol

National Grid has announced a series of public consultation events to gather opinion about its proposals to build a new overhead electricity line between Bridgwater and Avonmouth.The 400,000 volt line...

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

National Grid to launch major public consultation on Hinkley Point C connection

National Grid today unveiled its proposals to connect a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point to the national electricity transmission network.The company has been asked by EDF Energy to connect ...

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