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Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Working with Welsh Government on the third Menai Crossing

The Welsh Government has been progressing with its plans for a third crossing at the Menai Strait.They recently completed a consultation on options for where the bridge could go.Officials are keen to understand if it is possible for a bridge to carry...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Help shape plans for important electricity network upgrades in west Gwynedd

People are being encouraged to have their say on important upgrades to the electricity network near Bryncir in west Gwynedd. The upgrades form part of work to connect Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station and wind farms in Ireland. This will make sure t...

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Hundreds take part in National Grid consultation

Hundreds of pieces of feedback submitted to National Grid’s consultation on plans to connect Wylfa Newydd Detailed comments received from communities, local authorities and stakeholdersFeedback will help National Grid develop planning applicati...

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Monday, December 12, 2016

National Grid consultation closing soon

 Have your say before consultation closes on 16 December 2016Second overhead line and tunnel under the Menai Strait proposed to connect Wylfa Newydd See what the route could look like and find out more onlineCommunities are being encouraged to h...

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Monday, November 07, 2016

National Grid final week of events

 Final week of public events – chance to meet the team and ask any questionsVirtual reality headsets and 3D computer model show what the second connection could look likeHave your say before consultation closes on 16 December 2016National ...

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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 likeHave your say before consultation closes on 16 December 2016 National Grid is enco...

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Wednesday, October 05, 2016

National Grid encourages communities to take part in final route wide consultation

See what the second connection for Wylfa Newydd could look likeLocations for pylons identifiedTunnel chosen to take connection under the Menai StraitUpdates to overhead line route to further reduce effects on communitiesNational Grid has launched its...

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Thursday, July 07, 2016

National Grid chooses route for new connection

 Route chosen from Wylfa to east of LlangefniRouteis close to the existing line to help reduce visual effects on communities and the landscapeFeedback report from autumn 2015 consultation also published National Grid has chosen a route for ...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Drop-in events in North Wales taking place this week

Last week we provided more information on where and how we’re putting the connection underground at the Menai Strait. If you live in the area, our team are holding some drop-in events where you can find out more about our plans, and view m...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

National Grid announces further plans for underground connection at the Menai Strait

Overhead line routes ruled out near Llanddaniel Fab, Gaerwen and BangorCrossing options announced around the Menai StraitUp to 5km of cable to go undergroundMore information on crossing technology Following a public consultation at the end of 20...

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