Plans to connect a new nuclear power station to the electricity network at Heysham are gathering pace. Around 900 letters have been sent out to residents and landowners in Heysham as the National Grid tries to work out the best route for a new power pipeline as part of the North West Coastal Connections scheme. The letters ask for information about who owns specific properties and land in Heysham. One resident of Yealand Avenue contacted us after receiving a letter. He wondered if engineers would need access to his home to lay cables for the new link. But we understand that the proposed new pipeline is unlikely to affect residential properties because any new tunnels are likely to be deep underground.
The Visitor 15th Jan 2016 read more »