HS2 Ltd have submitted the Environmental Statement (50,000 pages) to Parliament to support the Hybrid Bill which will enable the government to start construction of the high speed railway from London to the West Midlands. The Environmental Statement sets out the impact of the line on the environment through which it passes. The Government is running a consultation on this document which closes on 24 January 2014.
The proposed scheme runs through Stoke Mandeville and the western fringes of Aylesbury, raising the following issues: Click on the link to find out more
- Maintenance loops
- Sound and vibration
- Construction sites
- Removal of spoil
- The Stoke Mandeville by-pass
This section of the website offers a brief summary of the main aspects of the Environmental Statement covering the above issues. More detail can be found in Volume 2, in section Community Forum Area 11, Stoke Mandeville and Aylesbury.
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