Town and Country Planning

2017-11-272018-01-31The County of Pembrokeshire-4.96641051.801678SA61 1TPTown and Country Planning Act 1990TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990The City and County of Cardiff-3.18267951.488786CF10 3NQ-4.97587851.993782SA65 9HETown and Country Planning Act 1990, s. 248TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk295815662190

WELSH GOVERNMENT

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990

THE STOPPING UP OF HIGHWAYS (CHIMNEYS LINK, FISHGUARD, PEMBROKESHIRE) ORDER 201-

The Welsh Ministers propose to make an Order under section 248 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (“the Act”) and Section 125 of the Highways Act, to authorise the stopping up of the length of highway described in Schedule 1 to this Notice; to authorise the stopping up of the private means of accesses described in Schedule 2; to provide for the new lengths of highway described in Schedule 3; to provide for the new private means of accesses described in Schedule 4 and to improve the areas of highway described in Schedule 5 to enable the development described in Schedule 6 to be carried out.

The stopping up will be authorised in the interests of the safety of users of, and to facilitate the movement of traffic on, the highways proposed to be constructed under the planning permission described in Schedule 6. The Stopping Up of Highways (Chimneys Link, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire) Order 201- (“the Order”), if made, will cease to have effect if planning permission in respect of the development expires or is revoked.

During 28 days from 31 January 2018, copies of the draft Order and the deposited plan may be inspected free of charge during normal opening hours at Pembrokeshire, County Council, County Hall, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 1TP and Fishguard and Goodwick Town Council, Town Hall, Market Square, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire SA65 9HE or may be obtained free of charge from the address below quoting reference qA1314688.

Within the period of 28 days, any person may, by notice to Transport, Orders Branch, Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NQ, object to the making of the Order.

If you wish to object, support or make representations, the Welsh Government may need to consult persons and organisations outside the Welsh Government. As part of consultation process, the information you have provided and your personal data will be passed to the applicant/developer and, if necessary to the local highway authority to enable them to respond to you. The Welsh Government will only disclose your personal details where it is necessary to do so to address the issues raised. Where the Order becomes subject to a Public Inquiry (“PI”), all correspondence is copied to the Inspector of the Inquiry and is available in the PI Library when it becomes publicly available.

A copy of the Order and Notice can be viewed at the Welsh Government’s website at www.gov.wales (Select: Legislation/Subordinate, Legislation, Draft Legislation, Draft Non Statutory Instruments, Town and Country Planning Act Stopping Up Orders).

A copy of this Notice in larger print can be obtained from Orders Branch, Transport, Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NQ.

M D BURNELL, Transport

Welsh Government

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1

Description of the length of highway to be stopped up under this Order

A triangular shaped length of highway being part of the A487 trunk road known as West Street, Fishguard located south east of the property known as No.17 West Street, from a point 10 metres east of the easternmost corner of No. 17 West Street to a point 8.5 metres south west of the westernmost corner of No. 15 West Street, with a maximum length of 8 metres, and a maximum width of 4 metres and a total area of 16 square metres, and given the reference S1 on the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 2

Description of the private means of access to be stopped up under this Order

A rectangular shaped area being part of the existing vehicular private means of access into the Midland Garages site located just south of the property known as No.17 West Street, and extending from its junction with the A487 trunk road known as West Street, Fishguard in a south westerly direction for 1 metre, a total area of 3 square metres, and given the reference S2 on the deposited plan.

An irregular shaped area of existing private means of access providing access to the rear of West Street and High Street located west of the property known as No.15 West Street, extending from its junction with the A487 trunk road known as West Street, Fishguard, in a generally southerly direction with a maximum length of 24 metres, and having a maximum width of 8 metres and a total area of 104 square metres, and given the reference S3 on the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 3

Description of the lengths of new highway to be provided

A new all purpose highway to link the A487 and A40 trunk roads that would extend from a point on High Street, 138 metres north east of its junction with Lota Park Road, extending in a generally north westerly direction for 102 metres to the west of the existing Co-op store, and then in an easterly direction for 101 metres and then in a northerly direction for 33 metres to the north of the Fishguard County Primary School site, to join the A487 trunk road at a point 64 metres south east of the intersection of Ropewalk and West Street, for a total distance of 223 metres, between points A and B and given the reference N1 on the deposited plan.

A new area of highway being a bus/coach lay-by that would extend from a point on the northern boundary of the new classified highway N1, 26 metres south east of the southernmost corner of Units 1-7 Midland Garages, extending in a generally north easterly direction for 79 metres and having a total area of 906 square metres to join the northern boundary of the new classified highway N1, between points C and D and given the reference N2 on the deposited plan.

A new length of highway being a footpath from its junction with new highway N1 for a distance of 88 metres in a generally northerly direction, zig zagging to join an existing path at a point 27 metres north west of the southernmost corner of Units 1-7 Midland Garages, between points E and F and given the reference N3 on the deposited plan.

A new highway being a footpath from its junction with new highway N2 for a distance of 8 metres in a north westerly direction to a point 12 metres south east of the southernmost corner of Units 1-7 Midland Garages to join new private means of access referenced P1, between points G and H and given the reference N4 on the deposited plan.

A new highway being a footpath from its junction with new highway N1 for a distance of 26 metres in a south westerly direction, and then for a distance of 26 metres in a north westerly direction to join an existing path at a point 48 metres south west of the westernmost corner of the Co-op, for a total length of 53 metres between points I and J and given the reference N5 on the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 4

Description of the lengths of new private means of access to be provided under this Order

A new length of vehicular private means of access into the Midland Garages site, from the northern boundary of the proposed new link road N1 and southern boundary of new footpath N3 to a point 21 metres north east of the eastern most corner of Units 1-7 Midland Garages, a length of 50 metres and a maximum width of 13 metres, and given the reference P1 on the deposited plan.

A new length of vehicular private means of access to the rear of properties on West Street and High Street, off the south eastern boundary of the proposed new link road, from a point 28 metres north west of the southern most corner of the property known as Chimneys to a point 10 metres south west of the southernmost corner of the Property known as Chimneys, a length of 25 metres and a maximum width of 15 metres, and given the reference P2 on the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 5

Description of the areas of highway to be improved under this Order

An irregular shaped area of highway being part of the A40 trunk road known as High Street extending from a point 124 metres north east of its junction with Lota Park Road for 37 metres in a north easterly direction, between the properties known as 42 High Street and the Ship & Anchor Inn, High Street, a total area of 398 square metres and given the reference H1 on the deposited plan.

An irregular shaped area of highway being part of the A487 trunk road and known as West Street extending from a point 32 metres south east of its junction with Ropewalk for 53 metres in a south easterly direction, between the properties known as 25 West Street and 13 West Street, a total area of 685 square metres and given the reference H2 on the deposited plan.

SCHEDULE 6

The Development

The Chimneys Link (Phase 2), to include the construction of a new link road, public realm improvements, together with other associated works including a bus/coach focal point, alterations to the existing Co-op store, surface water infrastructure and the demolition of the former Fishguard County Primary School main building, the school canteen, three outbuildings, Transition Bro Gwaun and the pitched roof section of the former library attached to the Ship and Anchor Public House on the site of the former Fishguard County Primary School together with the land north of High Street, Fishguard, in accordance with planning permission granted under Part 3 of the 1990 Act by the Council on 27 November 2017 under reference number 17/0422/PA.