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Orkney Consultations on Subsea Cables

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution Ltd (SSEPD) are holding consultation meetings this week in several parts of Orkney. The plan is to replace 3 cables in Orkney as the first phase in a major project and views are being sought before  making an application for a Marine Licence.

The consultation concerns the laying of subsea cables in the following areas :
• Mainland Orkney to Shapinsay
• Rousay to Westray
• Shapinsay to Stronsay

The dates, time and places are:

• 14/03/2017 Kirkwall, St Magnus Centre, 10am until 4pm
• 14/03/2017 Westray, Höfn Youth Centre, 12pm until 2pm
• 14/03/2017 Stronsay, Stronsay Fishmart, 1pm until 3pm
• 15/03/2017 Kirkwall, St Magnus Centre, 10am until 4pm
• 15/03/2017 Shapinsay, Shapinsay Community School, 12pm until 2pm
• 16/03/2017 Rousay, Rousay Community School, 12pm until 2 pm

If you cannot attend you can also respond in writing here: Submarine Electricity Cable Replacement Works


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