The County Council appointed BPP Consulting initially to provide critical-friend support and then to prepare the Committee Report. This included analysis and consideration of all representations and consultation responses, the Environmental Statement and additional Regulation 22 evidence. BPP worked closely with the Council officers and its legal advisors, and liaised with consultees and representors. The Committee report included a recommendation and conditions. BPP Consulting presented the report to the Planning Committee meeting in March 2013, attended by over 100 members of the public. Construction work is due to start in 2016 with the facility becoming operational in 2019.