The timeline

Autumn 2018

Ongoing ground works and deliveries


Delivery of open space

Winter 2018

Construction of converter station buildings.

Spring 2019

Site establishment at Monks Hill beach.

Completion of Converter Station buildings

First landfall of AC Cables from Chilling

Summer 2019

Delivery of northern Open Space Development (Phases 1a, 1b, 2a + 3)

Internal fit out of buildings completion.

Delivery of transformers.

Autumn 2019

AC offshore works complete.

Landfall of DC Cables from France.

Winter 2019

HV Plant installation completion.

Spring 2020

Commissioning and start of Trial Operations.

Winter 2018

Site shutdown to minimise disturbance to overwintering birds.

Road Crossings over Chilling Lane to take place.

Spring 2019

Cable Pulling and Jointing operations begin.

IFA2 remobalise

First AC Offshore Cable lands at Chilling.

Autumn 2019

Cable work completed at Chilling