Dogger Bank Creyke Beck

Dogger Bank Creyke Beck map


Dogger Bank Creyke Beck was the first stage in the Dogger Bank Zone developed by Forewind. The development consent application provided for an installed capacity of up to 2.4GW to connect into the existing Creyke Beck substation near Cottingham, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The consent comprised two offshore wind farms with an installed capacity of up to 1.2GW each. Those two proposed wind farms are:


Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A located in the southern part of Tranche A, with a size of 515km2 and 131 kilometres from shore at its closest point.

Dogger Bank Creyke Beck B located in the western part of Tranche A, the largest in area with a size of 599km2 and also 131 kilometres from shore at its closest point.

The wind farms were part of a single development consent order and the development programme for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is below.

Development programme
DateActivity
Q4 2011 First stage of statutory consultation
2011 - 2012 Environmental surveys and reporting
Q2 2013 Second stage of statutory consultation
Q3 2013 Application for development consent order submitted
Q1 2015 Consent granted
Q3 2017 SSE and Statoil become 50/50 owners of both projects
Onwards Pre-construction, construction and operation