Packington Parish Council

Serving the people of Packington

Clerk: Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Tel: 07936 359949

HS2 Phase 2 B

HS2 Phase 2b from Birmingham to Leeds passes through the parish, between the village and the A42. The Parish Council is concerned about the impact the construction and operation of HS2 Phase 2b will have on the village.

December 2018

Packington Parish Council has submitted it's response to consultation on the Working Draft Environmental Statement and the Working Draft Equality Impact Assessment Report.

October 2018

HS2 Ltd have launched two new route wide consultations on their emerging proposals for the new railway. The consultations start on 11 October 2018 and will close at 23:45 on 21 December 2018.

The Working Draft Environmental Statement describes the likely environmental impacts of building and operating Phase 2b of HS2; as well as proposed ways to avoid, reduce, mitigate and monitor the effects.

The Working Draft Equality Impact Assessment Report looks at the potential effects of building and operating the railway on people protected by the Equalities act 2010.

The consultation documents and latest route maps can be viewed on the HS2 Phase 2b website which is available on this link.

July 2017

The Transport Secretary confirmed the route for High Speed Rail Lines between Birmingham and Leeds. The route will still pass close to Packington alongside the A42. Further details can be found on this link.