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Welcome

Welcome to our interactive map of the planning application proposals for HARP.

Using the zoom functions on the left-hand side of the map, you will be able to zoom in and out of specific areas to see more details.

By clicking on the building and car icons on the left, you will see a brief description of each part of the proposal and how this may impact the local area.

In this interactive map you will see outlined:

  • COMPOUNDS – Our main working areas that are needed for constructing the new tunnels and connecting to the existing water network
  • RED LINE BOUNDARY – This is the maximum extent of any of our work. Between the main compounds is a 24 metre corridor within which the new tunnel would be constructed underground. Immediately around our working areas, within the red line boundary would be used for temporary activities including the storage of material and land re-profiling, access and parking, and environmental protection such as surface water lagoons
  • CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ROUTES – The way our construction vehicles would travel to access our compounds.

These plans were designed following a consultation that engaged thousands of people across Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. Thank you to everyone that helped shape the future of water services in the North West.

Compounds

Tebay Road compound (view in map)

  • This is where the Tunnel Boring Machine would finish constructing the route of the new pipeline
  • Tunnel construction will be from the Kinn Road compound, reducing activity, minimising traffic, noise and disruption on this site
  • Access would be from the A685 Tebay Road
  • Following consultation, access will now use an existing point and the site boundary would align the access to our main working area
  • We expect work on this site to take around two years. The site may be in place for up to three years, with periods of no activity
  • Where there are interfaces with public footpaths, we would provide a temporary alternative route

Kinn Road compound (view in map)

  • This is the main area for the Docker section, where construction for the new tunnelled pipeline would start
  • The compound would be split either side of Kinn Road, with site cabins and car parking to the west and the main construction area to the east
  • We have removed plans to include a new overflow pipeline, reducing environmental impacts
  • We expect work here to take around three years, split into three phases: enabling works, construction works and commissioning works
  • Access to the Kinn Road compound would be from Kinn Road

Traffic Routes

Tebay Road Compound Traffic Route (view in map)

  • Access to this site would be taken from Junction 38 of the M6, heading south west on the A685
  • Construction vehicles would enter through an existing access, which would be modified with a new internal haul road
  • Typically, there would be between three and nine construction vehicle movements per hour along this route. 35% of these movements would be light vehicles and 65% would be HGVs
  • There would be a peak of around 16 movements per hour for up to eight weeks of our work here. 20% of these movements would be light vehicles and 80% would be HGVs

Kinn Road Compound Traffic Route (view in map)

  • Access to this site would be taken from Junction 37 of the M6, heading west using the A684. Vehicles would turn north onto Kinn Road to access the two proposed compounds
  • Traffic movements would vary depending on what stage of work is being undertaken. The peak would be during the main construction phase, when tunnelling will be underway and materials excavated from the site
  • Typically, there would be between two and nine construction vehicle movements per hour along this route. 35% of these movements would be light vehicles and 65% would be HGVs
  • There would be a peak of around 13 movements per hour for the nine months of tunnelling work. 15% of these movements would be light vehicles and 85% would be HGVs
  • Kinn Road would remain open, but there may requirements for short temporary closures and temporary speed limits. We would provide notification of any traffic management measures well in advance