Agenda Item No.





Minutes of a meeting held on 13th October, 2011.


Present: Councillor J.C. Bird (Chairman); Councillor M. Hurst (Llandow Community Council) and Mrs. J. Poole (The Georgian Group).


Also present: Mrs. J. Crofts, Mr. P. Thomas and Mr. C. Hope.



(a)       Apologies for Absence -


These were received from Councillor H.J.W. James (Vice-Chairman) and Councillor Mrs. V.M. Hartrey (Dinas Powys Community Council)



(b)       Minutes -


AGREED - T H AT the minutes of the meeting held on 27th July, 2011 be agreed as a correct record.



(c)        Feedback -


AGREED - T H A T the following feedback on applications previously considered by the Group be noted:



Pleasant Cottage, Turkey Street, Llantwit Major - Construction of a two-storey extension together with conservatory and new access onto highway.

This application was approved.


R.S. Bird Ltd., Birds Lane - Demolition of redundant garden centre buildings and erection of food store building (approximately 2,074m² gross external area) and non food retail building (approximately 661m² gross external area) and service yard together with 138 car parking spaces, rerouted public footpath and landscaping.

This application was approved.


Land adjacent Beachcomber, Lakeside, The Knap, Barry - Erection of detached three bedroom dwelling with integral garage.

This application was withdrawn.



(c)        Applications in Conservation Areas -


(i)         Dinas Powys


2011/00654/FUL                              Received on 4 July 2011


Mr. Phillip Finlay, WKD Developments Limited, Lydden Hill Circuit, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6ET

Mr. Jonathan Williams, Robertson Francis Partnership, 5-7 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BD


Former Wesley Court Centre, Station Road, Dinas Powys


Replacement of former village hall building with gated residential mews development comprising six 4 bed semi detached 2/3 storey houses and two 2 bed apartments in a single 2 storey building, all with private car parking and amenity space.


RECOMMENDED - APPROVAL, subject to careful control of the detailing and materials used by the imposition of controls / conditions.



(ii)        Llysworney


2011/00752/FUL                              Received on 1 August 2011


Mr. Terry Davies, Stourbridge House, Llysworney, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7NQ

Anderson and Associates, 39 High Street, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7AE


Site adjacent to Stourbridge House, Llysworney


Erection of detached five bedroom dwelling and parking.


RECOMMENDED - REFUSAL - it was felt that the footprint and scale of the proposed development outside the village envelope was overscaled and would have a major adverse impact on the character and setting of this part of the rural  Conservation Area.