THE MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 THE MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2007Notice ID: BOU1833059
THE MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 THE MARINE WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) REGULATIONS 2007 (as amended) APPLICATION FOR: Land Between the Bridges, West Quay Road, Poole. Notice is hereby given that Mr Les Willimont of Reuben and Morgan Limited, 2nd Floor Clear Water House, 4-7 Manchester Street, London, W1U 3AE, has applied to Marine Management Organisation, ("MMO") for a marine licence to carry out a regulated activity under the Marine and Coastal Act 2009. The project requires an environmental impact assessment ("EIA") consent and is subject to the requirement for an EIA under the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007 ("the EIA Regulations"). An environmental statement has been prepared by the applicant. The application is to remove existing marine infrastructure from the area immediately adjacent to the development site, then install 280 metres of steel sheet piles ~500 mm in front of the existing quay wall. These works are part of a mixed-use development proposal to introduce 262 residential apartments and 96 retirement living apartments to the area, alongside food and drink units, office workspace, leisure facilities and a replacement facility for Poole Amateur Rowing Club. The 1.9 hectare site is bound to the north by the approach to the Twin Sails Bridge, West Quay Road to the east leading south to the Poole Bridge approach, and to the south and west by the Backwater Channel. A copy of the application, environmental statement and other documents required by the EIA Regulations can be viewed on line in the MMO's Public Register at www.gov.uk/check-marine-licence-register) for a period of 42 days from the date of the first notice (1) In light of the current public health situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) a hard copy of the application and supporting documents will not be available in a public place at this time. If printed copies of the above documents are requested, a charge not exceeding reasonable copying costs may be payable. Representations in respect of the application should ordinarily be made by: Visiting the MMO public register at https://marinelicensing.marinemanagement.org.uk/mmofox5/fox/live/MMO_PUBLIC_REGISTER/ and accessing the 'public Representation' section of case reference MLA/2019/00485; However, we will also accept representations via the following formats: - By email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or alternatively - By letter addressed to Marine Management Organisation, Lancaster House, Hampshire Court, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YH During the period of alternative working practices in relation to Covid-19, it is the MMO's strong preference that representations are sent to us electronically, either to the MMO's Public Register or via email. In all cases, correspondence must: - Be received within 42 days of the date of the first notice (02/09/2020); - Quote the case reference MLA/2019/00485]; and - include an address to which correspondence relating to the representation or objection may be sent. Representations received from members of the public will be dealt with in accordance with Schedule 5 of the EIA Regulations. Copies of written representations received by MMO will be sent to the applicant and may also be made publicly available. The MMO is an appropriate authority under the EIA Regulations. In determining the application, the MMO as appropriate authority will make the EIA consent decision for the project. The MMO will also make a decision whether to grant regulatory approval (for a marine licence) under Part 4 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.