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National Grid ET’s third and final consultation has started and will run until 18 June. This is its Statutory Consultation. It’s the last chance to have your say. 

IFPC urge residents to respond to the consultation. The easiest way to do it is to email
See IFPC last response HERE

Check what else you can do HERE

Public information events 

Throughout the consultation National Grid are holding a series of face-to-face events. The public information events are being held across the local area. Information about our proposals will be on display, including an interactive map, as well as copies of maps and technical documents. Members of the project team will be available to talk through NG proposals and answer any questions.

Please note that some of the venues may be busy at peak times. Larger venues are marked with an * where there will be more room to view project materials and digital information. 

 Date and time       Venue      
Wednesday 24 April 2024 12-5pm Towngate Theatre, St Martin’s Square, Basildon, Essex
SS14 1DL
Thursday 25 April 2024 2-7pm The Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood, CM15 9NN *
Saturday 27 April 2024 11am-4pm Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, CM3 1QP *
Tuesday 30 April 2024 12-5pm Gislingham Village Hall, Mill Street, Gislingham, IP23 8JT
Wednesday 1 May 2024 11am-4pm Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock, IP8 3JN
Friday 3 May 2024 1-6pm Needham Market Community Centre, School St, Needham Market, Ipswich IP6 8BB
Saturday 4 May 2024 11am-4pm Lawford Venture Centre 2000, Bromley Road, Lawford, Manningtree CO11 2JE
Wednesday 8 May 2-7pm The Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU *
Thursday 9 May 2024 1-6pm Thorpe Hall, Ashwell Thorpe and Fundenhall Community Centre, Muskett Road, Ashwellthorpe, NR16 1FD
Friday 10 May 2024 1-6pm Tibenham Community Hall, Pristow Green Lane, Tibenham, Norwich NR16 1PX
Tuesday 14 May 2024 11am-4pm Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham, CM8 2DY
Wednesday 15 May 2024 1-6pm Diss Town Football Club, Diss, IP22 4QP
Thursday 16 May 2024 2-7pm Langham Community Centre, School Road, Langham, Colchester, CO4 5PA
Friday 17 May 2024 1-6pm Great Bromley Village Hall, Parsons Hill, Great Bromley, Colchester, CO7 7JA


You can attend one of the online webinar sessions, where NG will present details of their proposals and you can ask the team questions. To sign up, pick your preferred webinar in the table below and click the link on the right side to register.

If you require further assistance on how to sign up for a webinar (using the software ‘MS Teams Webinar’), please contact the Community Relations team by phone on 0800 915 2497 or email at

 Date and time     Topic    Registration link
Wednesday 29 May 6-7pm Section A and B – South Norfolk and Mid Suffolk Register here
Thursday 30 May 6-7pm Section C and D – Babergh, Tendring and Colchester Register here
Wednesday 5 June 6-7pm Section E and F – Braintree and Chelmsford Register here
Thursday 6 June 6-7pm Section G and H – Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock Register here
Wednesday 12 June 6-7pm Project Overview Two Register here

* A British Sign Language interpreter will be available.