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A5 Dunstable Northern Bypass

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This website contains information relevant to the Public Inquiry.

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Made Orders

The Secretary of State has Made the following Orders on the 9th July, to view the documents click here.

Decision Announced

Decisions Letter April 14 [305 KB] Inspectors Report [995 KB]
Decisions Letter October 12 [66 KB]    


There is to be a Public Inquiry into the Highways Agency's proposals to construct a new road to the north of Dunstable between the existing A5 Trunk Road (just north of its junction with the A505) and the M1 Motorway at a new Junction 11A (to the south of the existing Toddington Motorway Services Area). Please see the Notice of Intention to hold a Public Inquiry [11 KB].

A Pre-Inquiry Meeting to plan and discuss procedural and timetable matters for the Inquiry will be held at Superdrug Stores Plc, Distribution Centre, Unit 1, ProLogis Park, Arenson Way, Dunstable, LU5 4RZ on the 13th December 2011. Click here to view the notice for the Pre Inquiry Meeting

The Inquiry itself will be at the same venue on the 7th February 2012. Click here to see the Notice of Inquiry [157 KB]

The Draft Orders and Environmental Statement were published on 9th December 2009.

The following documents are available to be viewed from this site:

Alternative Route Reports.

A copy of the Explanatory Statement [37 KB]
A copy of the Non Technical Summary (NTS) of the Environmental Statement [1,000 KB]
Changes to the Non Technical Summary (NTS) - September 2011 [173 KB]
A copy of the Statement of Case (November 2011) [4,308 KB]

Further scheme documents, including the full Environmental Statement, are available from the Highways Agency A5-M1 Link (Dunstable Northern Bypass) Publications page.

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