Open Floor Hearing 2 (if required)

Event Details

Open Floor Hearing 2 (OFH2) – Weds 28th June and Thurs 29th June(if required) – Register by Procedural Deadline C (13 June)

NB. On 15th June 2023 the agenda for OFH1 was published.  Within the agenda it is stated that:

Anyone wishing to speak at OFH2 who has not already advised the Case Team of this, should request to be heard by 23:59 Thursday 22nd June 2023 using the event participation form.
The Case Team can be contacted with any questions via email or phone 0303 444 5000.


Location: Orsett Hall Hotel, Essex and online via Microsoft Teams*

Registration process and seating at venue: 9.00am
Start time: 10am
Attendees: Invited Parties who have pre-registered


Purpose: The LTC DCO Open Floor Hearing 2 will be an opportunity for registered Interested Parties to communicate opinions about the proposed LTC project to the Examining Authority (ExA).



There will be further Open Floor Hearings (please see Examination Timetable).  If you are able to attend a daytime hearing please consider registering for one of those to allow more opportunity for those who cannot to attend the evening hearings.

Full instructions on how to join online or by telephone will be provided in advance to those who have pre-registered.

You do not have to register to simply watch the meeting. A link to the livestream of the meeting will be published on the project webpage and the livestream will begin at 10am. If the livestream does not initially work please try refreshing the webpage.

A note and recording of the meeting will be published under the Documents tab on the project webpage.


Making a written submission

Interested Parties will also have the opportunity to make written submissions after the Hearing prior to Deadline 1 (18 July 2023).

Equal weight is given to in person and written comments throughout the DCO Examination.

If you wish to make a written submission you can do so via the ‘Make a submission‘ page‘ by the deadline.

You will need to enter your unique reference number that was issued to you when you registered as an Interested Party.

Submissions must not include hyperlinks to documents/evidence hosted on a third party website eg technical reports, media articles etc.

Any submissions that exceed 1500 words should also be accompanied by a summary; this summary should not exceed 10% of the original text.

Electronic attachments should be clearly labelled with the subject title and not exceed 50MB.


Further information can be found in FAQ v2 [PD014].



Will be published at least five working days in advance of the hearings that will set out the time at which individuals will be heard.



*If you do not have Microsoft Teams you can find out more about getting it for free here.