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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 35398, tabled on 25 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which Natura 2000 sites have been identified as being within 10 miles of the proposed Phase 2 route of High Speed Two.

Answered on

4 May 2016

The following Natura 2000 sites within 10 miles of the proposed Phase 2 Route (Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs)) have been identified:

1 SPA site

17 SAC sites

SPA Name

Peak District Moors

SAC Name

Birklands & Bilhaugh

Cannock Chase

Cannock Extension Canal

Denby Grange Colliery Ponds

Ensor's Pool

Kirk Deighton

Manchester Mosses

Mottey Meadows

Oak Mere

Pasturefields Salt Marsh

Peak District Dales

River Mease

Rixton Clay Pits

Rochdale Canal

Skipwith Common

South Pennine Moors

West Midlands Mosses