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Major infrastructure projects

Some planning applications are of national significance, and are determined by the Planning Inspectorate. Find out about such projects in Suffolk.

Planning inspectorate

Some planning applications are of national significance and are determined by the Planning Inspectorate. 

We aim to get the best outcomes for the people of Suffolk from the projects currently proposed.

Read more about Suffolk County Council's position via the pages below, or visit the Planning Inspectorate website for more general project information.

Cars driving over the River Orwell, in both directions. The tide is out with lots of mud.
Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth enterprise zone
How Suffolk County Council is working with key partners to create enterprise zones in the Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth area.
Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs)
The Planning Act 2008 defines and establishes a process for examining NSIPs which would previously be consented by different government departments.
Our Energy and Climate Adaptive Infrastructure Policy and Strategic Engagement
Electricity generation and connection projects in Suffolk.
Norwich to Tilbury
A new 400kV electricity transmission line between Norwich and Tilbury, crossing Suffolk.
Sizewell C nuclear power plant
Details of proposals for Sizewell C, a proposed nuclear power plant in Suffolk.
NSIP Discharge of Requirements Frequently Asked Questions
A list of frequently asked questions regarding a Discharge of Requirement application for Sizewell C, East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind farms.