Webcasting for the end of the Rail Freight inquiry

Printer-friendly page
News release: 17 December 2007

The Rail Freight planning inquiry to consider the appeal by Helio Slough, against the refusal by the District Council’s Planning Referrals Committee of their planning application for a Rail Freight Terminal in February 2007, is due to end approximately 21 December 2007.

There will be a webcast of the closing speeches which are expected to take place in the council chamber on:-

  • Wednesday 19th December afternoon

  • Thursday 20th December all day

  • Friday 21st December morning (if the inquiry hasn’t finished)

These can be viewed live from the comfort of your home, by going to www.stalbans.ukcouncil.net/site. There is an online help and FAQ page if you experience problems with the webcast: www.stalbans.ukcouncil.net/site/help.php.

These webcasts and those showing the first two days of the inquiry, will remain in the archives for six months after the inquiry has ended.

There is also a Rail Freight link from the home page of the council’s website www.stalbans.gov.uk, which will have related information.

After completion of the inquiry the Planning Inspector will send a report to the Secretary of State who will make the final decision. Anyone wanting a copy of the decision on the appeal should request this by writing to the Planning Inspector at the:-

Planning Inspectorate
Room 4/04 Kite,
Temple Quay House,
2 The Square,
Temple Quay.
Bristol BS1 6PN
Quote reference: APP/B1930//07/2045747/NWF
Or via email to sarah.banwell@pins.gsi.gov.uk

Davina Mansell, Press Officer
Email: d.mansell@stalbans.gov.uk