September Planning Updates

September Planning Updates


Planning Updates

The following applications have been approved:

  • The Firs, 6, Church Rise. Work to four trees covered by TPOs.
  • 9, Tarrws Close. Loft Conversion and rear dormer
  • 64, Burdons Close. Conversion of existing integral garage to habitable space.
  • 48, Gwern Close, Culverhouse Cross. Convert garage to extra living room.
  • The Old Rectory, 10-12, Old Port Road. Residential conversion of the Old Rectory and coach house, application has been withdrawn.
  • 3, Hill Terrace, Twyn yr Odyn. Change of use of land to domestic use has been refused.
  • Poundfield Farm, Pound Lane. The refused application for the change of use of existing garage/store into a grannie annex has gone for appeal.
  • Glenburnie, Port Road (first property east past the Walston Castle roundabout travelling south). Notice has been issued that Castle Care Development Ltd are intending to apply for full planning permission for the demolition of the existing structure and the erection of a care home. Copies of the proposal application, plans and supporting documents will be available to view on Friday 27th September at the Village Hall between 3.00 and 8.00pm or on-line at


The Council were given a presentation on waste collection and recycling in the Vale. See separate article on page 17.

The Vale report that the previously used polling locations at Twyn-yr-Odyn and Brooklands Terrace are no longer available. It has been suggested that all Wenvoe Community residents use the Community Centre in future to cast their votes in an election. The Council considered a voting point should still be available close to Culverhouse Cross and have suggested the parking area in Brooklands Terrace as a possible location for a mobile station.

The library project has obtained some additional funding and the preferred contractor has been asked to review the quotation with minor alterations to the original design. If the final design and costings are acceptable and the available funds sufficient, it

would be anticipated that construction could commence early next year.

The Grange Park new play equipment cannot commence until the new soak away receives permission and is constructed. The equipment installation is not expected to commence before December. The start of the installation of play equipment at Twyn-yr-Odyn is expected shortly.

Numerous health and safety updates have been installed at the |Community Centre. A quotation for new emergency lighting was agreed.

Members reported the poor bus service lately, it is thought to be connected with a shortage of drivers but further inquires are being pursued. Reports of dangerous driving incidents at the new lights at Brooklands Terrace/Port Road/Old Port Road have been witnessed, this will be reported to the highways department.

The stile on footpath 20 which runs from Port Road, (near the garage) to Burdonshill where it crosses the drive to the Garden Centre has been removed and a fence installed. The footpath officer will be informed