The National Trust responds to major HS2 consultation

Today we’ve responded formally to the HS2 Phase 2b Working Draft Environmental Statement (WDES) consultation. The consultation marked a key stage for those impacted by Phase 2b, as it was the first time HS2 Ltd published detailed plans for the construction and operation of the railway. The consultation also included some details of HS2’s impact…

HS2 must leave a positive legacy for the landscape

The National Trust’s HS2 Project Team has recently submitted a response to plans for the HS2 railway in Staffordshire. The HS2 Phase 2a (West Midlands to Crewe) Bill is currently in Parliament and awaiting Second Reading. Included with the Bill is the Environmental Statement which assesses the environmental impacts of constructing and operating the railway…