November 2020 Release

UK Link Releases

We are presently in UK Link June 2020 Release.

June 2020 Release


On this page you will find:

  • information about the UK Link November 2020 release
  • a list of the changes due to be implemented within the release
  • supporting documentation

November 2020 Release scope

The scope for November 2020 Release was approved at the DSC Change Management committee meeting on Wednesday 12th February. The details of the meeting are available on the Joint Office website.

Release Implementation

The November 2020 Release is due to be implemented on 6th November 2020 and consists of 6 changes:

> XRN4801 - Additional Information to be made viewable in DES

> XRN4871b - Modification 0665 - Changes to Ratchet Regime

> XRN4897 - Resolution of deleted Contact Details (contained within the S66 records) at a Change of Shipper event

> XRN4899 - Treatment of Priority Service Register Data and Contact Details on a Change of Supplier Event

> XRN4931 - Submission of a Space in Mandatory Data on Multiple SPA Files

> XRN5014 - Facilitating HyDeploy2 Live Pilot

Design awareness material

UK Link November 2020 Release Design Awareness Material will be published when available.

Scope awareness material

The scope awareness session for this major release will be published when available.

Release documentation

This collated list of documentation will be updated as the November 2020 Release work continues.

November 2020 Release – Delivery Plan


November 2020 Release – Circular


Who to contact

Please submit queries to the UK Link November 2020 Release team at

Alternatively, you can email

or call 

Edward Healy – 0121 229 2178
Richard Hadfield – 0121 229 2559

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