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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

National Grid public events launch

  • National Grid launches events programme across Anglesey and Gwynedd
  • Virtual reality head-sets and 3D computer model show what the second connection could look like
  • Have your say before consultation closes on 16 December 2016 

National Grid is encouraging people to come and meet its team and find out more about its proposals to connect Wylfa Newydd as it launches a series of community events across Anglesey and North Gwynedd. 

At the events there will be a whole range of ways people can see what the connection could look like through the use of virtual reality head-sets and a 3D computer model. This will allow users to search by postcode and see specific sections of the route from their address. 

National Grid is running a three week programme of 19 events in towns and villages from 28 October to 15 November 2016. Its team will be on hand to answer questions to help local people better understand the proposals and provide feedback.

The company recently announced detailed plans for a new connection made of pylons and a tunnel at the Menai Strait – an essential part of bringing forward the investment in the new nuclear power station. It is holding its final route-wide consultation on the new connection so local people can have their say ahead of a planning application to the government in 2017. 

Gareth Williams, Senior Project Manager, said: 

“This is likely to be our last consultation on the whole connection so it’s really important people have a chance to come and talk to us and give us as much detailed feedback as they can. 

“We’re holding events in community halls across Anglesey and North Gwynedd and we hope lots of people can attend. We’re also taking our consultation vehicle out and about and will have pop-up stands at key locations - we want to give people the best chance to come and ask us questions as they go about their day.” 

National Grid consultation events timetable:

 

Community Events

 

 

Wednesday 26 October, 1.30pm-7.30pm

Talwrn Village Hall, LL77 7ST

 

Friday 28 October, 1.30pm-7.30pm

 

Llanfairpwll Primary School, Ffordd Caergybi, LL61 5TX

Friday 04 November, 1.30pm-7.30pm

Tre-Ysgawen Hall, Capel Coch, LL77 7UR

 

Saturday 05 November, 10am-4pm

Rhosybol School Community Hall, LL68 9PP

 

Saturday 12 November, 10am-4pm

Llanfechell Community School, LL68 0SA

 

Tuesday 15 November, 1.30pm-7.30pm

Penrhyn Hall, Tan y Fynwent, Bangor, LL57 1NW

 

 

Consultation vehicle events

 

 

Thursday 27 October, 12pm-2.30pm

Glascoed Road car park, Cemaes, LL67 0HN

 

Saturday 29 October, 12pm-2.30pm

Llys Menai car park, Wood Street, Menai Bridge, LL59 5QW

 

Tuesday 01 November, 12pm-2.30pm

 

Stesion y Llan Café car park, Llanerchymedd, LL71 8EU

Thursday 03 November, 12pm-2.30pm

Mill Street car park, Llangefni, LL77 7RT

 

Tuesday 08 November, 11am-1pm

Tŷ Menai, Parc Menai Business Park, LL57 4HJ

 

Tuesday 08 November, 2.30pm-4.30pm

Pringles car park, Llanfairpwll, LL61 5UJ

 

Wednesday 09 November, 12pm-2.30pm

 

Co-op car park, Amlwch, LL68 9AL

Thursday 10 November, 12pm-2.30pm

Mill Street car park, Llangefni, LL77 7RT

 

Friday 11 November, 12pm-2pm

Tesco Extra car park, Bangor, LL57 4SU

 

 

Pop-up events

 

 

Wednesday 02 November, 2pm-4.30pm

Pontio, Bangor University, LL57 2TQ

 

Wednesday 09 November, 5.30pm-7.30pm

Galeri Caernarfon, Doc Fictoria, LL55 1SQ

 

Thursday 10 November, 5pm-7.30pm

 

David Hughes Leisure Centre, Menai Bridge, LL59 5SS

Friday 11 November, 4pm-6.30pm

Plas Arthur Leisure Centre, Llangefni, LL77 7QX

 


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