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East Anglia ONE Water Resources and Flood Risk Consultation

Table 1: East Anglia ONE Water Resource and Flood Risk consultation (taken verbatim from consultation documents)


Babergh District Council (BDC)

Planning Inspectorate (formerly Infrastructure Planning Commission) (PI)

Date /Document

East Anglia ONE Scoping

East Anglia ONE Scoping


Impacts on ground conditions to be considered.

Construction impacts of laydown areas and access tracks should be considered.

Cross-reference to potential impacts on agriculture and soils in relation to any potential contaminated land and run-off should be made.

Environment Agency (EA)

East Anglia ONE Scoping

Questioned whether the underground cables will be oil filled. If so, the EIA needs to assess pollution impacts should they break or leak. If the cables are oil cooled there should be a monitoring system to detect leaks.

Landowner I,

PEIR comments

Concern regarding damage to historic Bawdsey Cliffs, including potential impact to some properties.

Response / where addressed in the East Anglia ES

Impacts on ground conditions have been considered in Section 20.6

Construction impacts of laydown areas and access tracks have been considered in Section 20.6 and also Volume 3. Chapter 23: Land


It is confirmed that the cable would not be oil filled.

Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD) technique would avoid damage to cliffs and properties. Access route to beach would be outside Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) area. (See also Volume 3, Chapter 23: Land Use and Chapter 25:


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