Public inquiry: HM Prison Grendon, Springhill Road, Grendon Underwood
On 24 January 2023 the Planning Inspectorate will start its public inquiry into the outline planning application with all matters reserved except for access, layout and scale for the construction of a new Category C prison (up to 67,000 sqm GEA) within a secure perimeter fence together with access, parking, landscaping and associated engineering works.
Planning application reference: 21/02851/AOP
Planning appeal reference: 22/00125/REF
Planning Inspectorate reference: APP/J0405/W/22/3307860
Attending the inquiry event
The inquiry will be held in-person in the Diamond Room at The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, HP19 8FF.
If you cannot attend and need to take part remotely you should email [email protected] and quote ‘ HM Prison Grendon Springhill Road Grendon Underwood ’ in the subject line.
We will then send you joining instructions for a Microsoft Teams (online) meeting.
If you're taking part via Microsoft Teams, you should ensure you've downloaded copies of the core documents and inquiry documents you plan to refer to. Please be patient, as some file sizes are large.
The latest core documents are available on Public Access.
Select 'Appeals' and then search for the appeal reference: 22/00125/REF.
Other general correspondence and application-related documents are also available on Public Access.
Some inquiry documents may not be fully accessible.
If you have any problems viewing the content of the documents, you should email [email protected] and quote ‘HM Prison Grendon Springhill Road Grendon Underwood' in the subject line.
The Secretary of State will make the final decision.
The inspector appointed for the inquiry will only prepare a report and recommendation.
For more information read the recovery letter from the Planning Inspectorate (PDF, 30 KB).