Pen y Wern Parrog Road Newport

17th August 2021

Planning ref: NP/21/0120/FUL

Part demolition with alterations to dwelling and garage with replacement roof and green flat roofed extensions.

 Registration Date: 25-Feb-2021

See application on planning site here:https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Newport Town Council recommends refusal-see comment below

NP/21/0120/FUL
Tal y Wern Parrog Road Newport SA42 0RP
PROPOSAL
Part demolition with alterations to dwelling and garage with replacement roof and green flat roofed 
extensions COMMENTS The subject property is clearly visible from
1 The coast path from Penbont to Parrog which is well used
2 The estuary
3 Views across the estuary
The subject property is adjacent to the Newport Parrog Conservation Area All the above make the site 
particularly sensitive The development as proposed would not preserve the character or appearance of 
the adjacent conservation area The proposed amendments to the dwelling significantly increase its size 
as viewed  from the estuary and footpath The design appearance and materials are all inappropriate The 
zinc overcladding is particularly inappropriate and gives the impression of an industrial building The 
glass balustrade is inappropriate for such a site The proposed design is not sympathetic  and is 
uncompromising Presently the property and the adjacent property (which may have been built at 
roughly the same time) are of a similar design and stand apart from nearby properties There is a certain 
symmetry presently The  inappropriate development of the subject property as proposed would be 
highlighted by the traditional design of the adjacent property 

RECOMMENDATION
Refusal

Tyrhibin Isaf

18th August 2021

NP/21/0191/FUL Proposed Replacement Dwelling & Associated Works.

Reg date: 17-March-2021

See planning application here:https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Nevern Community Council’s comment below:

PLANNING REFERENCE NP/21/0191/FUL

PROPOSED REPLACEMENT DWELLING

TY RHIBYN ISAF, NEWPORT, PEMBROKESHIRE. SA42 0NT

Members of Nevern Community Council strongly oppose the demolition and rebuild of Ty Rhibyn Isaf, Newport, Pembrokeshire. They fully support the Consultation carried out by Mr. Scourfield

‘The planning system must take into account the Welsh Government’s objectives to protect, conserve, promote and enhance the historic environment as a resource for the general well-being of present and future generations. The historic environment is a finite, non-renewable and shared resource and a vital and integral part of the historical and cultural identity of Wales. It contributes to economic vitality and culture, civic pride, local distinctiveness and the quality of Welsh life. The historic environment can only be maintained as a resource for future generations if the individual historic assets are protected and conserved.’

By demolishing the existing cottage, does not in the view of the councillors, ensure that the value of the landscape and the distinctive character and special qualities of the area is protected; this will be the loss of another local farmstead, and in its place an unacceptable and inappropriate proposal. The property has been designed with the forms and material palette of rural buildings that house livestock, with no consideration to the visual aspect. This build is totally different to any other dwelling in the area, and is certainly not in keeping with this area, it can be seen from the lane and will be viewed as a peculiar monstrosity.

It is unfortunate in Pembrokeshire that demolition of dwellings seems to be becoming more common and this does not sit comfortably with the local residents. It is our heritage, our culture, our past that is being demolished. Our relatives lived and worked in these wonderful stone-built houses, and these demolitions have to stop. Retention of these properties, whether listed or not, with the repair and re-use as a family dwelling is paramount. If a building plot is what is required then maybe this is what should be sought.

The plan report says that there will be no increase in traffic, there will obviously be an increase in traffic, as there is an increase in bed space, and with parking to the side of the dwelling and a single car port compared to a single car garage as there is now.

In National Parks, planning authorities should give great weight to the statutory purposes of National Parks, which are to conserve and enhance their natural beauty (in this case the buildings) wildlife (the natural surroundings and open spaces) and cultural heritage, and to promote opportunities for public understanding and enjoyment of their special qualities. Planning authorities should also seek cultural well-being of their local communities and act in the long term to respect environmental limits and operating in an integrated way so that resources are not irreversibly damaged.

Cilfair, Cilgwyn Newport

6th July 2021

Planning Application: NP/21/0271/FUL

Erection of a barn for agricultural use, also overspill ancillary textile workshop and farm office space at first floor. Erection of a cattle feeding shelter and hay store. Retention of an agricultural building/tractor store.

Reg Date: 31-May-2021

This application has been commented on by Newport Town Council and Nevern and Moylegrove Community Council.

See application on PCNPA planning website here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

See previous Planning Application NP/20/0323/FUL that was refused on 14-Oct-2020 here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

See Nevern and Moylegrove Community Council’s comment on this application here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Plot Adjacent to Penfeidr Uchaf

18th April 2021

Planning application: NP/21/0239/NMA Non Material Amendment to change the scale parameters of NP/18/0342/OUT

See application on planning site here:

http://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

This is a further application after refusal and dismissal on Appeal of Application no NP/20/0150/FUL

6th July 2021

Two further applications-

NP/21/0182/FUL Reserved Matters application for detailed design of single detached dwelling. Reg Date: 15 Mar-2021

See application here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

NP/21/0182/FUL Proposed building of one dwelling on the plot.

Reg Date:16-Mar-2021

See application here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Pencastell, Moylegrove

Planning Reference: NP/21/0110/FUL
Proposal for replacement dwelling. Click to view on planning website.
Registration date 25-Feb-2021

Visualisation from the submitted plans.

This replacement dwelling is high above Ceibr Bay, and is right on the Coastal Footpath. It will be visible for miles around. It is a two storey replacement for a single storey original.

The Nevern Community Council has strenuously opposed this development, and their submission can be seen by clicking here.

There is also strong local opposition; for example see the following letter to the planners:

A site visit has been arranged by the Development Management Committee.

See report to Development Management Committee Meeting 21/07/21 recommending refusal here:https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/NP_21_0110.pdf

Midland Bank House East St

5th February 2021

Reg date: 13-Jan-2021

Application no: NP/20/0597/FUL

Change of use of lean-to to rear of Midland Bank House to retail/workshop

Application no: NP20/0598/ADV Proposed advert to Midland Bank House

See applications on planning site here:

https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Application no NP/20/0597/FUL refused 06-April-2021

Application no NP20/0598/ADV approved 06-April-2021

Approved the sign but can’t open the business!

Bettws Bach Parrog

Visualisation of new property
Visualisation of new property, seen from beach

4th February 2021

Application no: NP/20/0574/FUL

Reg date: 18-Dec-2020
New replacement residential dwelling.

See application on planning website here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

The Town Council have reviewed this application, and have raised the issue of light spillage, which we were pleased to see. Here’s an extract from their comments as retrieved from the planning papers:

BETTWS BACH PARROG NEWPORT SA42 0RX
NP/20/0574/FUL
PROPOSAL
New replacement residential dwelling
COMMENTS
1 Newport Town Council is concerned that the glass fronted facade will lead to significant light spillage. This Council would like conditions imposed to control both internal and external light spill
2 This Council refers to the response of the Tree and Landscape Officer and his recommendation that a condition (in the terms set out in his response ) be attached to any consent granted This Council requests that the scheme of landscaping to be prepared pursuant to this condition will require natural planting that reflects the relatively rural nature of the site
RECOMMENDATION Approval

Night Time Visualisation

To see a larger version of the above picture, click here.

Further application NP/21/0080/CAC

New replacement residential dwelling.

Reg Date: 10-Feb-2021

See application on planning here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

Penfeidr Uchaf/Llain Uchaf

4th July 2120

Application no:NP/20/0150/FUL Reg date:17-3-20

Refused: 21-Oct-20

An Appeal has been launched see below for details of Planning Inspectorate. Comments and further comments to be submitted by the 5th February 2021.

The Appeal has been dismissed-DMC meeting 21/04/2021

See Inspector’s report here:https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Appeals.pdf

Also see below for application to extend the Reserved Matters application for 1 year and Minutes of DMC meeting on the 21st Oct 20 when application was refused.

Reserved Matters application following NP/18/0342/OUT for a single dwelling which was approved on 4-10-2018. The design of this new house is another example of the way the planning authority is approving planning applications that are totally out of character with the vernacular.

The Reserved Matters application went before the Development Management Committee (DMC) on the 21-Oct-20 with the recommendation of the planning officer for approval (see officer’s report below) and was refused by a majority vote. We will publish the minutes of the meeting when they are available, but it seems that the members were of the same view as the Town Council and the authors of the letters (see letters below) that were sent to the Chair and members of the DMC prior to the meeting.

See minutes of DMC meeting 21-Oct-20 below.

drawing
Extracted from designs submitted for application that was approved

View this planning application and design on the planning website here: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales

The Town Council recommended refusal, see recommendation below.

NP/20/0150/FUL 
Penfeidr Uchaf SA42 0QF 
PROPOSAL 
Seeking consent  for submitted proposal and new house design 
COMMENTS 
The design of the “main house” is acceptable 
The design of the building connected to the main house is unacceptable in that: 
It is obtrusive 
It is out of keeping  
The building materials are inappropriate 
This council notes that the footprint of this building is almost as large as the “main house” and it 
is situated on a built up elevated position 
Half of the depth of the building is  situated in front of the “main house” 
The glass facade facing the road is inappropriate for this site 
RECOMMENDATION - REFUSAL 

See the Planning Officer’s report to the Planning Committee here: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/NP_20_0150.pdf

The Officer’s report states that the adjacent dwellings are considered to have a positive impact on the character of the immediate landscape given the traditional design and construction-see below contemporary design attached to adjacent traditional cottage. Note the Town Council concerns that the contemporary element of the current application is out of keeping. Also, see below letters from residents that were sent to the Chair of the Development Management Meeting (DMC) and the DMC members. The officer cites the extension to Efo’r Crug opposite the proposed development and the aforementioned adjacent cottage Penfeidr Uchaf as having been approved at Planning Committee, justifying the proposed design for this application. The point is made in one of the letters that once a design is accepted, it sets a precedent for further development of the same design, this in turn becomes the accepted vernacular replacing the existing style for the area.

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Penfeidr Uchaf (cottage no more).

Penfeidr Uchaf, inappropriate contemporary extension  to traditional cottage.  
Efo'r Crug, inappropriate extension to its setting.
Efo’r Crug

TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990

Land at:
Proposed Development:

Application Reference: Inspectorate Reference: Appeal Starting Date: Appellant Name:

Penfeidr Uchaf, Newport, Pembrokeshire, SA42 0QF Reserved Matters application following NP/18/0342/OUT for a single dwelling. NP/20/0150/FUL APP/L9503/A/20/3264632 08-Jan-2021

I am writing to let you know that an appeal has been made to the Planning Inspectorate in respect of the above mentioned site. The appeal follows the refusal of planning permission by this Authority.

The appeal is to be decided on the basis of Written Reps and will follow the procedures set out in Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning (Referred Applications and Appeals Procedure) (Wales) Regulations 2017

You can obtain a copy of the booklet “Guide to taking part in planning appeals” free of charge from the Welsh Government website at http://gov.wales/topics/planning/appeals/appeal-guidance-and- information/?lang=eng .

Any comments already made at application stage will be forwarded to the Inspectorate and copied to the appellant (unless they are expressly confidential) and will be taken into account by the Inspector in deciding the appeal. Any additional comments (which should not exceed 3000 words) must be received within 4 weeks of the starting date, by 5th February 2021. If comments are submitted after the deadline, they will be returned.page1image3182336page1image3181760

All appeal documents can be viewed at these offices during normal working hours or on the Appeals Casework Portal website

 https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk . It should be noted that all representations made on an appeal will be published on the Planning Portal website.

If you wish to receive a copy of the appeal decision it will be necessary for you to write to the Inspectorate requesting one or alternatively the Inspectors decision can be viewed on the planning portal website.

See here link to planning application for extension of Reserved Matters application: https://planning.pembrokeshirecoast.wales.

See here link for minutes of DMC meeting 21st Oct 2020: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/DM-Minutes-21-10-20.pdf

See News Page for discussion on future designs of dwellings in Newport in the light of the comments made on this application by the Town Council and by members of the DMC in this meeting.