The International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) is being brought forward via three separate applications:-
- IAMP ONE (Phase 1) – a planning application was submitted in January 2018 and planning permission was granted in May 2018. The application included a detailed design of the first building. The content of that application can be viewed via Sunderland City Council’s planning portal following this link: - www.sunderland.gov.uk/online-applications and using the reference 18/00092/HE4. Reserved matters applications for the detailed design of two further buildings have been approved and all three buildings, as well as the internal spine road (known as International Drive), are nearing completion;
- IAMP ONE (Phase 2) – a planning application for the second phase of development for automotive and advanced manufacturing uses was submitted on 27 March 2020. The content of that application can be viewed via Sunderland City Council’s planning portal following this link:- www.sunderland.gov.uk/online-applications and using the reference 20/00556/OU4.
- IAMP TWO – a Development Consent Order (DCO) will be required before this development can proceed. This will be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate who administer applications of this nature on behalf of the Secretary of State. It is expected that the DCO application will be submitted later in 2019. You can read more about the DCO application and the examination process by visiting the National Infrastructure Planning website, and more about the IAMP TWO application by clicking here.