M25 Wisley deadline extended by 4 months

The deadline for a decision on the M25 Wisley junction has been pushed back by 4 months. This is in relation to the proposed changes to Junction 10 of the M25 in Surrey. The new design for the Wisley junction was chosen last year and the development consent order application was submitted on 12 October 2020.

The original deadline for the decision by the Secretary of State for transport, Grant Shapps MP was the 12th January. That M25 Wisley decision deadline has now been extended to 12 May 2021, a full 4 months.

According to a statement by the Department for Transport, the change of date is “to enable the Secretary of State to consult further on the application”.

M25 Wisley deadline extended by 4 months
The proposed layout for the M25/A3 Junction

The changes were announced in a statement by Andrew Stephenson MP on Tuesday 12th Jan:

“The deadline for the decision is to be extended to 12 May 2021 to enable the Secretary of State to consult further on the application including on the question of appropriate provision of replacement land to compensate for the proposed special category land to be compulsorily purchased under the development consent order.”

“The decision to set a new deadline is without prejudice to the decision on whether to grant development consent.”

Andrew Stephenson MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Transport on 13 February 2020.

You can view the consultation documents here

Cllr Ed Schofield

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