In summer 2022, National Grid Energy Transmission will be holding a public consultation to outline their emerging proposals. This includes early proposals for the routing of the onshore and undersea cables, together with potential landfall and converter station locations. The consultation will also explain the level of coordination that may be possible between Sea Link and the proposals for Nautilus Interconnector.
In December 2021, they commenced preliminary onshore surveys to investigate a number of factors they say will inform the proposals they will present at their consultation in Summer 2022.
These surveys will cover factors such as noise, ground conditions, landscape and visual, traffic and biodiversity, amongst others. They say All key stakeholders, such as the local planning authorities and environmental bodies (such as Natural England) have been fully informed of their planned works.