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The consultation being run by HS2 Ltd is on the Phase 2 route which will run through our communities. It is essential that as many people as possible respond, so please get every member of your household, friends and family members, no matter where they live, to complete responses for the consultation or put in their own submissions – every household in the UK will be paying £3,000 for the pleasure of HS2 so it matters to everyone!

Responding couldn’t be easier just sign and date the responses, along with your name and address, and pop them in the post using the freepost address provided, or if local drop them at Smiffies or Swillington Community Centre letterbox (on the gate of Swillington Primary School gate).

Phase 2 Route Consultation

Following the recent HS2 Ltd roadshows in Leeds, Garforth and Rothwell the SOWHAT committee has produced a generic response letter to the Phase 2 route consultation which can be used by anyone wishing to put in a response but for whatever reason don’t want, or feel able to write an individual submission.  The letter has been posted out by Alec Shelbrooke MP to over 1,000 homes in the area, SOWHAT will be delivering to further houses, copies have been left in a number of local businesses (Smiffies in Woodlesford, Swillington Community Centre and others), plus it can be downloaded below.

If you would like to read more about the consultation, find out what questions are being asked, view route maps or find out about local issues such as noise, visual blight and construction impacts please see HS2 Ltd’s website at http://hs2.org.uk/phase-two/route-consultation/



HS2 Response to route consultation FINAL
Phase 1 compensation consultation response 1
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Phase 1 compensation consultation response 5

Welcome to SOWHAT, the Swillington, Oulton, Woodlesford, HS2, Action Together group.

One voice to protect your community, your local business, your local schools, your environment and natural wildlife. Say NO to HS2, it may not be on your doorstep but it will impact on your lives.

SO WHAT about the environment ?
SO WHAT about fair compensation ?
SO WHAT about the freedom to choose where I live ?
SO WHAT about the business case ?
SO WHAT about train capacity for the next 20 years ?

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