Inquiry Library

Supporting Documentation

Supporting Documentation

Below is a collection of documents which are cross-referred throughout the Promoter’s Statement of Case  and Proofs of Evidence :

In the interests of sustainability, the Inquiry Library is available electronically with a hard copy of key documents being available during the Inquiry at the venue . Printed copies of library documents can be made available on request.

Policy & Legislation

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4.01.01Environment (Wales) Act 2016 anaw 3

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4.01.02Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016 anaw 4

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4.01.03Planning (Wales) Act 2015 anaw 4

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4.01.04Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 anaw 2

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4.01.05Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013 anaw 7

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4.01.06The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1012

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4.01.07Climate Change Act 2008 c. 27

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4.01.08Human Rights Act 1998 c. 42

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4.01.09Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) c. 69

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4.01.10Highways Act 1980 c. 66

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4.01.11Prosperity for All - The National Strategy 2017

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4.01.12Welsh Government. Prosperity for All - A Low Carbon Wales 2019

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4.01.13Taking Wales Forward 2016

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4.01.14National Transport Plan for Wales 2010

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4.01.15National Transport Finance Plan 2018

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4.01.16Green Corridors on the Welsh Government Trunk Road and Motorway Network 2018

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4.01.17Trunk Road Estate Biodiversity Action Plan 2004

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4.01.19Economic Renewal, A New Direction 2010

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4.01.20Prosperity for All: Economic Action Plan 2017

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4.01.21One Wales: One Planet 2009

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4.01.22One Wales: Connecting the Nation – The Wales Transport Strategy 2008

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4.01.23The Highways (Inquiries Procedure) Rules 1994, SI 1994/3263

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4.01.24Environment Strategy for Wales 2006

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4.01.25The Compulsory Purchase (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2010, SI 2010/3015

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4.01.26The Wales Spatial Plan 2008 Update

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4.01.27Planning Policy Wales Edition 10 2018

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4.01.28Technical Advice Note 18: Transport 2007

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4.01.29Technical Advice Note 24: The Historic Environment 2017

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4.01.30UK Government. Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019, SI 2019/1056

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4.01.31Technical Advice Note 5: Nature Conservation and Planning 2009

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4.01.32Technical Advice Note 15: Development and Flood Risk 2004

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4.01.33Technical Advice Note 11: Noise 1997

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4.01.34Conwy County Council Local Development Plan

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4.01.35Conwy Integrated Network Map

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4.01.36Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG) 2017

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4.01.37Welsh Government. Llywodraeth Cymru. Future Wales. The National Plan 2040. Llywodraeth Cymru

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4.01.38Welsh Government. Llywodraeth Cymru. National Development Framework 2020 – 2040. Consultation Draft

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4.01.39Llwybr Newydd The Wales Transport Strategy 2021

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4.01.40Department for Transport. Decarbonising Transport: A Better, Greener Britain

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4.01.41Committee on Climate Change. UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017

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4.01.42Welsh Government. Llywodraeth Cymru. Prosperity for All: A Climate Conscious Wales. A climate chance adaptation plan for Wales

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4.01.43Climate Change Committee. UK Climate Risk. Evidence for the third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3). Summary for Wales

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4.01.44Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). Guide to: Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation

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4.01.45Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Environmental Impact Assessment Guide to Assessing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Evaluating their Significance

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4.01.46Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 2080:16 Carbon Management in Infrastructure

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4.01.47Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB). LA114. Climate (2020)

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4.01.48Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Emissions Factors Toolkit (EFT)

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4.01.49Met Office. United Kingdom Climate Change Projections (UKCP18)

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4.01.50Developing H++ climate change scenarios for heat waves, droughts, floods, windstorms and cold snaps. Adaption Sub-Committee

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4.01.51Planning Policy Wales Edition 11 2021

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4.01.52The Contaminated Land (Wales) Regulation 2006, SI 2006/2989

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4.01.53Welsh Government Contaminated Land Statutory Guidance 2012

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4.01.54Part 2A Environmental Protection Act 1990 Land Guidance

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4.01.55The Contaminated Land (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/283

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4.01.56Welsh Government Contaminated Land LCRM Stage 1 Risk Assessment

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4.01.57DMRB LA 109 Geology and soils

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4.01.58Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe

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4.01.59The Air Quality (Wales) Regulations 2000, SI 2000/1940

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4.01.60The Air Quality (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2002, SI 2002/3182

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4.01.61The Air Quality Standards (Wales) Regulations 2010, SI 2010/1433

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4.01.63DMRB HA207/07 Air Quality (Withdrawn)

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4.01.64IAQM Air Quality Planning Guidance

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4.01.65LA105 Air Quality DMRB

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4.01.66IAQM construction-dust-2014

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4.01.67LAQM-TG16-April-21-v1

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4.01.68DMRB LA 107 Landscape and Visual Effects (Withdrawn) Jan 2020

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4.01.69DMRB Interim Advice Note 135/10, Landscape and Visual Effects Assessment (Withdrawn) Nov 2010

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4.01.70DMRB LA 107 Landscape and Visual Effects Feb 2020

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4.01.71DMRB HA 87/01 Environmental Functions Feb 2001 (Withdrawn)

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4.01.72DMRB HA 88/01 Landscape Elements Feb 2001 (Withdrawn)

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4.01.73DMRB LD 117 Landscape Design March 2020

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4.01.74Equality Act 2010 c. 15

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4.01.75DMRB Volume 11 Section 2 Part 5 (HA 205/08) Environmental assessment. Environmental impact assessment. (Withdrawn)

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4.01.76CD 122 Geometric design of grade seperated junctions (DMRB)

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4.01.77Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment Third Edition (GLVIA3)

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4.01.78DMRB LA 113 Road Drainage and the Water Environment March 2020

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4.01.79Acquisition of Land Act 1981 c. 67

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4.01.80Active Travel Action Plan for Wales 2016

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4.01.81National Infrastructure Commission For Wales - Annual Report - 2019

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4.01.82Countryside and Rights of Way (Crow) Act 2000 c. 37

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4.01.83Destination Conwy Management Plan 2019-2029

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4.01.84The EIA Regulations (Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to Harbours, Highways and Transport) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1070

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4.01.85Government of Wales Act 2006 c. 32

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4.01.86National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999, SI 1999/

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4.01.87Programme for Government 2021-2026

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4.01.88Review of the Road Safety Framework for Wales 2018

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4.01.89The Highways (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999, SI 1999/369

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4.01.90The Highways (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007, SI 2007/1062

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4.01.91The National Assembly for Wales Revised Circular on CPO NAFWC14 2004

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4.01.92Transport (Wales) Act 2006 c. 5

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4.01.93Wales Transport Strategy 2008

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4.01.94Well-being statement, 2020

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4.01.95DMRB HD213/11 Noise and Vibration

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4.01.96BS 5228-1:2009 + A1 2014 “Code of practice for noise and vibration control on construction and open sites” Part 1: Noise

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4.01.97BS 5228-2:2009 + A1 2014 “Code of practice for noise and vibration control on construction and open sites” Part 2: Vibration

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4.01.98DMRB LA111 Revision 2 Sustainability and Environmental Appraisal

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4.01.99Calculation of Road Traffic Noise (CRTN), Department for Transport Welsh Office, 1988

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4.01.100A review of current research on road surface noise reduction techniques, TRL and Scottish Government Jan 2010

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4.01.101The Noise Insulation Regulations 1975, SI 1975/1763

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4.01.102The Noise Insulation (Amendment) Regulations 1988, SI 1988/2000

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4.01.103Noise and Soundscape Action Plan 2018 – 2023, Welsh Government

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4.01.104Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 c. 5

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4.01.105The Eels (England and Wales) Regulations 2009, SI 2009/3344

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4.01.106The Protection of Badgers Act 1992 c. 51

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4.01.107Flood and Water Mangement Act 2010 c. 29

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4.01.108The Hedgerows Regulations 1997, SI 1997/1160

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4.01.109The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/579

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4.01.110Action Plan for Pollinators in Wales

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4.01.111Snowdonia (Enryri) Local Development Plan

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4.01.112Conwy CBC LDP5: Biodiversity in Planning

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4.01.113IEMA Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the UK and Ireland Terrestrial, Freshwater, Coastal and Marine September 2018

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4.01.114DMRB Volume 11, Section 3, Part 4: Ecology and Nature Conservation

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4.01.115DMRB LA 108 Biodiversity

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4.01.116DMRB Volume 11, Section 4, Part 1: Assessment of Implications (of Highways and/or Roads Projects) on European Sites

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4.01.117DMRB LA 115 Habitat Regulations Assessment

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4.01.118DMRB IAN 116/08 (W) Nature Conservation in Relation to Bats

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4.01.119DMRB LD 118, Biodiversity design

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4.01.120DMRB IAN 130/10 Ecology and Nature Conservation (Withdrawn)

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4.01.121The Future Generations Report 2020 - Chapter 5 - Areas Of Focus

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4.01.122Building Better Places - The Planning System Delivering Resilient And Brighter Futures - Placemaking And The Covid-19 Recovery -July 2020

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4.01.123Manual For Streets - 2007

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4.01.124Change To Planning Policy And Guidance On Use Of Compulsory Purchase Powers October 2020

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4.01.125Summary Of Response - Reforms To Compulsory Purchase Powers And Procedures - March 2021

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4.01.126Welsh National Marine Plan - November 2019

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4.01.127Draft Statutory Guidance - Establishment Of Corporate Joint Committees - 2021

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4.01.128Development Management Manual - Revision 2 - May 2017

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4.01.129Eryri Local Development Plan 2016-2031 - Written Statement - Adopted February 2019

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4.01.130Conwy Replacement Local Development Plan - Stage 5 - Summary Of The Preferred Strategy

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4.01.131Conwy Replacement Local Development Plan - 2018-2033 - Preferred Strategy

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4.01.132The Planning Series 1 - National Planning Policy - Research Briefing - February 2019

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4.01.133A Growth Deal For North Wales

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4.01.134North Wales Growth Deal - Portfolio Highlight Report - February 2021

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4.01.135Moving North Wales Forward - The North East Wales Metro - March 2017

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4.01.136Conwy Replacement Local Development Plan - 2018-2033 - Topic Paper 8 - Transport - September 2018

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4.01.137Design Commission for Wales (DCfW) Report June 2019

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4.01.138Cymraeg 2050 - A Million Welsh Speakers - 2017

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4.01.139Conwy Local Development Plan 2007-2022 - Supplementary Planning Guidance LDP8 - Buildings And Structures Of Local Importance - Adopted February 2014

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4.01.140Conwy Local Development Plan 2007-2022 - Supplementary Planning Guidance LDP09 - Design

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4.01.141The Environmental Noise (Wales) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/2629

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4.01.142Review Of Strategic Noise Maps In Wales - October 2015

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4.01.143Environmental Noise Mapping 2017 (spatial data)

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4.01.144Registered Historic Parks And Gardens

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4.01.145Senedd And Elections (Wales) Act 2020 - Anaw 1

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4.01.146Town And Country Planning Act 1990 - Chapter 8 - Part VI Rights Of Owners etc

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4.01.147Joint Housing Land Availability Studies - Technical Advice Note 1 - January 2015

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4.01.148Conwy CBC - Joint Housing Land Availability Study (JHLAS) 2019 - October 2019

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4.01.149EIA Directive 2011/92/EU

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4.01.150DMRB - LA106 - Cultural Heritage Assessment - Revision 1

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4.01.152Conservation Principles - For The Sustainable Management Of The Historic Environment In Wales - March 2011

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4.01.153Setting Of Historic Assets In Wales - 2017

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4.01.154The Climate Change Wales (Carbon Budgets) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/332

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4.01.155The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/572

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4.01.156Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 anaw 2

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4.01.157The State Of Roads In Wales - October 2018

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4.01.158DMRB - Volume 11 - Section 3 - Part 6 - Land use [WITHDRAWN] replaced by LA 112

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4.01.159DEFRA - Clean Air Strategy 2019

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4.01.160EIA Directive 2014/52/EU (amending Directive 2011/92)

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4.01.161European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 c. 16

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4.01.162DMRB LA 101 - Introduction to Environmental Assessment

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4.01.163Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC

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4.01.164Bathing Water Directive Directive 2006/7/EC

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4.01.165The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/407

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4.01.166DMRB LA 112 Population and Human Health

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4.01.167The Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/1064

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4.01.168Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 c. 16

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4.01.169National Transport Plan Update 2017

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4.01.170Road Safety Framework for Wales, 2013

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4.01.171Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan for Growth and Jobs, 2012

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4.01.172The Harbours and Highways (EIA)(Amendment)(EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/460

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4.01.173Compulsory Purchase in Wales and ‘The Crichel Down Rules (Wales Version, 2020)

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Scheme Development

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4.02.01Summary of Responses from Public Consultation April 2019

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4.02.02Preferred Route TR111 Plan

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4.02.03DCFW Report June 2019

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Scheme Reports

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4.03.01Non-Technical Summary of the Environmental Statement

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4.03.02Stage 3 Scheme Assessment Report

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4.03.03Sustainable Development Report

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4.03.04WelTAG Stage 1 Report

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4.03.05WelTAG Stage 2 Report

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4.03.06WelTAG Stage 2 Impact Assessment Report

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4.03.07WelTAG Design Options Report

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Engineering Reports

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4.04.01Stage 1 Road Safety Audit

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4.04.02Stage 1 Road Safety Audit – Designers Response

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4.04.03Geotechnical Design Report

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Traffic & Economics Reports

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4.05.01Local Model Validation Report

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4.05.02Traffic Forecasting Report

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4.05.03Walking, Cycling and Horse Riding Assessment

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4.05.04Economic Assessment Report

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4.05.05Traffic and Accident Data Report

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4.05.06TAG Data Book, May 2021

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4.05.07TAG Unit M3.1 - Modelling

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4.05.08TAG Unit M2-1 - Variable Demand Modelling

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4.05.09TAG Unit A1.1 - Cost Benefit Analysis

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4.05.10Tag Unit M4 - Forecasting and Uncertainty

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4.05.11TAG Unit A1.3 - User and Provider Impacts

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4.05.12TAG Unit A2.1 - Wider Economic Impacts Appraisal

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Environmental Documents

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4.06.01Statement to Inform an Appropriate Assessment (SIAA)

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4.06.02A55 Climate Change Assessment Technical Note Number 1

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4.06.03Supplementary Report on Surface Water Quality and Water Framework Directive (July 2021)

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4.06.05Highways Agency 2008 Improved Determination of Pollutants in Highway Runoff - Phase 2

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4.06.06Highways Agency 2007 Effects of Soluble Pollutants on the Ecology of Receiving Waters

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4.06.07Highways Agency 2008 Accumulation and Dispersal of Suspended Solids in Watercourses

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4.06.08Phase 1 Habitat Survey - a technique for Environmental Audit (JNCC)

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4.06.09Bat Surveys Good Practice Guidelines: 3rd Edition, London: Bat Conservation Trust (2016)

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4.06.10NRW Approach to Bats and Planning GPG 3 (October 2015).

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4.06.11A guide to the assessement of air quality impacts on designated nature conservation sites, version 1.0, IAQM (2019)

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4.06.12Birds of Conservation Concern 4

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4.06.13Common Bird Census

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4.06.14Valuing Bats in Ecological Impact Assessment, Wray et al (2010)

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4.06.15Bat Activity Survey Report Supplementary Information 2021

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4.06.16Supplementary Ecological Information 2021

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4.06.17Breeding Bird Survey Report Supplementary Information 2021

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4.06.18Overwintering Birds Survey Report Supplementary Information 2021

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4.06.19Ghost Licence - Bats 2020

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4.06.23ES Chapter 6 Geology and Soils - Additional Desk Based Review

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