The South Tees Development Corporation
(Land at the Former Redcar Steel Works, Redcar) Compulsory Purchase Order 2019


The Inspector's Report was announced on Wednesday, 29th April 2020

The Inspector closed the Inquiry on Day 8, Thursday, 27th February 2020.

On 10 April 2019STDC made The South Tees Development Corporation (STDC) (Land at the former Redcar Steel Works, Redcar) Compulsory Purchase Order 2019 (“the Order”) pursuant to section 207 of the Localism Act 2011 ("2011 Act"). STDC submitted the Order to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government ("the Secretary of State") for confirmation on 11 April 2019. Twenty objections have been made to the Order.

The Secretary of State, by way of a letter dated 28 June 2019, confirmed his decision to delegate the decision as to whether to confirm the Order or not to an Inspector pursuant to section 14D of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 ("1981 Act"). The Planning Inspectorate gave notice on 30 July 2019, that an  inquiry would be held into the objections pursuant to Rule 3 of the Rules ("the Inquiry").

The Inspector has issued a:

Please note that the Inspector agreed to a revised deadline for submission of Evidence in Chief to 21st January 2020.

Please contact me with any queries - Joanna Vincent -