Introduction of an Additional Provision to the HS2 Crewe – Manchester hybrid Bill

Dear Crofters,

Please see the following from HS2:

The Government has introduced an Additional Provision to make changes to the High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill.

The Bill, which was introduced on 24 January 2022, seeks the powers to build the next stage of the HS2 network between Crewe and Manchester.

Second Reading of the Bill, during which its main principles were debated in the House of Commons, took place on 20 June, with MPs voting that it should pass to the next stage.

A set of proposed changes to the High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill, known as an Additional Provision, has now been introduced to Parliament.

You can view the Additional Provision on the GOV.UK website at:

You can find out more about the changes that are proposed via

Public consultation launched

The Additional Provision is accompanied by an Environmental Statement (AP1 ES) and a Supplementary Environmental Statement (SES1), which between them set out the expected environmental impacts resulting from proposed changes.

A public consultation is being held on these between 07 July and 01 September. You can find out more, including how to respond, at:


Those whose property or interests are directly and specially affected by the Bill and Additional Provision are now able to submit a petition to Parliament.

The petitioning periods are as follows:

  • Bill petitioning period: Open from 21 June until 5:00pm on 04 August 2022.
  • Additional Provision petitioning period: Open from 7 July, until 5:00pm on 9 August 2022.

You can find out more about petitioning by reading Parliament’s guidance via:

You can find out more about the subjects covered in this email at, or by getting in touch with our Helpdesk using the details at the end of this message.

Letters stating the removal of Golborne Link will be sent out to those affected this week.

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Write to: High Speed Two (HS2) Limited, Two Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6GA