UK Link Release – November 2021 Release


On this page you will find:

      • Information about the UK Link November 2021 release
      • A list of the changes due to be implemented within the release
      • Supporting documentation

November 2021 Release scope

The scope for November 2021 Release was approved at the Extraordinary DSC Change Management committee meeting on Monday 30th November 2020. The details of the meeting are available on the Joint Office website.


November 2021 Major Release Implementation

The November 2021 Release, XRN5289 is due to be implemented on 5th November 2021 and consists of 6 changes:

The following Change will be presented at Change Management Committee in July, seeking formal approval for the Change to be added to the scope for the November 21 Release. 

De-Scoped at DSC Change Management Committee on 13th January 2021

De-Scoped at DSC Change Management Committee on 12th May 2021 


UK Link November 2021 Release Design Awareness Material will be available soon.

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

Release Documentation

This collated list of documentation will be updated as the November 2021 Release work continues.

November 2021 Release – Delivery Plan


November 2021 Release – Circular


November 2021 Release - Implementation Plan 


November 2021 Release - BER


November 2021 Release - EQR


Who to Contact

To contact the UK Link November 2021 Release Team please email

Alternatively, you can email

or call

Tara Ross – 0121 229 2705

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