Macdonald report on the Impact of Tunnels

Paul Thornton made this Freedom of Information request to High Speed Two (HS2) Limited

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Dear High Speed Two (HS2) Limited,

At paragraph 22 of the evidence to the HS2 Bill Committee that is available at the link below link, the witness reports being a "member of the Steering Committee which produced the MacDonald report on the impact of tunnels".

Under the provisions of the Environmental Information Regulations please provide all the information contained in the report he refers to.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Paul Thornton

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Dear Dr Thornton,


Thank you for your enquiry.  We understand you to be requesting a copy of
the report ‘Impacts of Tunnels in the UK’ prepared for High Speed Two
(HS2) Ltd by Mott MacDonald.  This report is available on our website at
the following link:




Please also find a non-technical summary of this report and other
technical documents on the following page:


As this document is already publically available we have not treated this
as a formal information request.  If this is not the information you
require then please clarify your request and we will endeavour to assist.


Kind regards,


Karen MacKnight | Freedom of Information Team | HS2 Ltd

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Dear Ms McKnight

Thank you for your reply. The URL you have provided does link to the document I am seeking.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Paul Thornton

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For some reason best known to themselves HS2 have removed the environmental information that was provided from the public domain. The link provided is broken and it is not apparently accessible otherwise on the HS2 site.
It has however been placed on line here: