Adams Hendry is currently advising Norfolk County Council on proposals for a new 20km dual carriageway to the north of Norwich. The Secretary of State has directed that the project is of national significance and should be treated as development for which development consent is required. An application for a Development Consent Order was submitted to the Secretary of State in January 2014 and is currently being considered by the Examining Authority.
Adams Hendry contributed to the Environmental Statement, provided responses to the Examining Authority’s questions and appeared at both the open floor and issue specific hearings. Adams Hendry also contributed to the Statement of Reasons given that the DCO would authorise the compulsory acquisition of land.