The Minister for the Environment resolved on 24 April 2018 that a Public Inquiry is to be held into the outline planning application submitted for the “demolition of Stafford Hotel, Revere Hotel, 33-40 and 44 Kensington Place, including Sutherland Court, and parts of General Hospital; Peter Crill House, Gwyneth Huelin Wing, link block, lab block, engineering block and chimney, 1960's and 1980's block on the Parade, temporary theatre block and Westaway Court. Phased construction of new hospital buildings at the General Hospital site and at Westaway Court, refurbishment of the Granite Block for continued non-clinical hospital use, improvements and construction of one half-deck of parking to Patriotic Street Car Park, and all associated landscaping and public realm, highways and access, plant and infrastructure works” (application reference PP/2018/0507)
The Inquiry shall be held in accordance with the Planning and Building (Public Inquiries) (Jersey) Order 2008 (Amended 2015).
Planning application reference PP/2018/0507
16 October 2018
The Jersey Architecture Commission considered the application at a meeting on 5 October and the Notes of the meeting are now available Notes of meeting
4 October 2018
The Inquiry Documents List has been updated. All new documents are highlighted on the Inquiry Document List
The Inquiry opened on Monday 17 September and formally closed on Friday 21 September. The Inspector will now write his report with recommendations to the Minister.
10 September 2018
The Inquiry Programme has been updated.
5 September 2018
The proof of evidence of John Nicholson has now been submitted Proof of Evidence
9 August 2018
Draft Programme for Hospital Inquiry - 17 to 21 September 2018
Minutes of Pre-Inquiry Meeting - 2 August 2018
24 July 2018
Further to the Minister's letter to the Inspector of 17 July 2018, setting out the Revised Terms of Reference (INQ4) the Inspector has set out his response Inspectors response which the Minister has responded to. Ministers response
23 July 2018
The agenda for the Pre-Inquiry Meeting, which will take place at 10am on 2 August at St Paul's Centre is now available.
Agenda for Pre-Inquiry Meeting
The purpose of the meeting is to enable the Inspector to discuss the conduct of the forthcoming Inquiry with the principal parties. The Meeting will discuss the format of the Inquiry, the main issues to be explored and the programme of evidence submissions and participants. Its aim is to ensure that the Inquiry is streamlined, well organised and efficient. The meeting is purely procedural and the merits of the case will not be discussed ie it is not a forum for the making of submissions, either for or against the proposal.
19 July 2018
A Pre-Inquiry Meeting will take place at 10am on Thursday 2 August 2018 at the St. Paul’s Centre, New Street, St. Helier. The agenda for the Meeting will be available shortly.
The Inquiry Documents List is now available which contains links to all the comments received on the planning application.
When the Inquiry will commence
The Inquiry will open at 10am on Monday 17 September 2018 at the St. Paul’s Centre, St. Helier, and is expected to last one week.
Any representations will be heard and considered by Mr Philip Staddon BSc, Dip MBA (Distinction) MRTPI, the independent Inspector appointed to hold the Inquiry.
Statements of Case
Anyone who wishes to submit a Statement of Case, should submit this (not to exceed 1500 words, and to include name and postal address) by 5pm on Friday 6 July 2018.
Statements of Case should be emailed to email@example.com or by post addressed to Mrs Helen Wilson, New Hospital Programme Officer c/o Department of the Environment, South Hill, St Helier, JE2 4US.
Contact Mrs Helen Wilson, Programme Officer, for further information on the procedures for the Inquiry.
New Hospital Programme Officer
c/o Department of the Environment
St Helier, JE2 4US