Eiffage Kier – key design elements for HS2 information events

We would like to invite you to our information events about HS2’s key design elements in your area – The Wendover Dean and Small Dean viaducts and the South Portal of the Wendover Green Tunnel.

The events are being held on:

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1600-1900 hours, St Mary’s Church, Wendover, HP22 6NL
Thursday, 17 October 2019, 1600- 1930 hours, Ballinger Memorial Hall, Ballinger, HP16 9LQ

In September 2018 Eiffage Kier shared the emerging design and delivery proposal for the above key design elements of the new railway. Key design elements are structures along the route that are recognised by HS2 to be important. This could be due to their size, their proximity to stakeholders or their location within sensitive areas. The Wendover Dean and Small Dean viaducts and the Wendover Green Tunnel South Portal are considered key design elements because they are within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

During these engagement events, we listened to feedback from local residents about the design of these structures and formulated a report which has been shared with Wendover, Great Missenden and The Lee Parish Councils.

A copy of this can be found at www.hs2inbucksandox.co.uk. Look for ‘Wendover Viaducts, Green Tunnel Designs and Information September 2018’.
Eiffage Kier has been updating the design in preparation for the submission for planning approval to AVDC. We are now in a position to share the developed design for these structures and surroundings, which incorporates changes relating to the landscaping and noise mitigation.

Representatives from HS2 and Eiffage Kier will be available at the above events to update on the design and answer questions.

We are also working with your Parish Council. We are arranging further engagement activities and notification for these will be published through your local newsletter and social media platforms and the HS2 commonplace website in the coming months.

To help you keep informed, you can subscribe to news updates for HS2 in Bucks and Oxfordshire by going to www.hs2inbucksandox.co.uk and providing your email address.