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    VOLUME 8: FOLDER 2

    Other Documents: Planning Statement Document 8.2

  • Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay – Planning Statement Page 1- 1

    Planning Statement – Contents

    Executive Summary ................................................................................................................ 5

    1 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 6

    Overview ...................................................................................................................... 6

    Project need ................................................................................................................. 6

    1.2.1 International obligations ................................................................................................. 9

    1.2.2 UK and EU obligations ................................................................................................... 10

    1.2.3 Welsh obligations .......................................................................................................... 10

    The proposed development and consenting process ............................................... 11

    Purpose of the Planning Statement .......................................................................... 12

    Structure of the Statement........................................................................................ 12

    2 The site and surroundings ......................................................................................... 14

    Introduction ............................................................................................................... 14

    Broad site context ...................................................................................................... 14

    Offshore context ........................................................................................................ 16

    Onshore context ........................................................................................................ 17

    Sites of nature conservation value ............................................................................ 19

    Planning history ......................................................................................................... 20

    Site selection .............................................................................................................. 22

    3 Description of the Project .......................................................................................... 25

    Introduction ............................................................................................................... 25

    Outline description of the Project ............................................................................. 25

    Project description – offshore ................................................................................... 27

    3.3.1 Turbines, sluice gates and associated housing structure ............................................. 27

    3.3.2 Seawall (or breakwater bund) ....................................................................................... 28

    3.3.3 Offshore Building and public realm .............................................................................. 29

    3.3.4 Other offshore works .................................................................................................... 31

    Project description – onshore ................................................................................... 34

    3.4.1 Construction support access and facilities .................................................................... 34

    3.4.2 Western Landfall Building, associated infrastructure and public realm ....................... 34

    3.4.3 Eastern landfall ............................................................................................................. 36

    3.4.4 Access ............................................................................................................................ 36

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    Summary of onshore and offshore Project effects ................................................... 38

    Overview of construction .......................................................................................... 39

    Construction Environmental Management Plan ....................................................... 40

    Decommissioning....................................................................................................... 40

    Sustainability.............................................................................................................. 40

    4 Energy and climate change policy context ................................................................ 43

    Introduction ............................................................................................................... 43

    UK policy .................................................................................................................... 43

    5 International considerations ..................................................................................... 47

    Introduction ............................................................................................................... 47

    International policy .................................................................................................... 47

    6 National Policy Statements ....................................................................................... 49

    Introduction ............................................................................................................... 49

    Determination of applications ................................................................................... 49

    National Policy Statements ....................................................................................... 50

    6.3.1 National Policy Statement for Energy EN-1 .................................................................. 50

    6.3.2 National Policy Statement for Renewable Energy Infrastructure (EN-3) ...................... 61

    6.3.3 National Policy Statement Electricity Networks EN-5................................................... 68

    6.3.4 National Policy Statement for Ports .............................................................................. 69

    7 Other Welsh and UK national policy ......................................................................... 71

    National policy – UK................................................................................................... 71

    7.1.2 Marine policy ................................................................................................................ 71

    7.1.3 National Planning Policy Framework ............................................................................ 72

    National policy – Wales ............................................................................................. 72

    7.2.1 Marine Policy Wales ...................................................................................................... 72

    7.2.2 Wales Spatial Plan: People Places Future ..................................................................... 73

    7.2.3 Planning Policy Wales ................................................................................................... 75

    7.2.4 Technical Advice Notes ................................................................................................. 76

    7.2.5 Technical Advice Note 5: Nature conservation and planning ....................................... 76

    7.2.6 Technical Advice Note 8: Planning for Renewable Energy ........................................... 76

    7.2.7 Technical Advice Note 12: Design ................................................................................. 77

    7.2.8 Technical Advice Note 13: Tourism ............................................................................... 78

    7.2.9 Technical Advice Note 14: Coastal Planning ................................................................. 78

    7.2.10 Technical Advice Note 15: Development and Flood Risk .............................................. 79

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    7.2.11 Technical Advice Note 16: Sport, Recreation and Open Space..................................... 79

    7.2.12 TAN 18: Transport ......................................................................................................... 79

    7.2.13 TAN 22: Sustainable Buildings ....................................................................................... 80

    7.2.14 UK and Welsh Government Policy – summary ............................................................. 80

    8 Local policy ................................................................................................................ 82

    City & County of Swansea Council ............................................................................. 82

    8.1.1 CCSC UDP Part 2 Chapter 1 – Creating a Quali