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Cog Planning – Phase 2

Planning Ammendments

No doubt you have all seen the new outline planning application by Taylor Wimpey in respect of phase 2 at Cog. Phase 1 was for 350, and phase 2 is for 190 ie a total of 540. This is obviously in accord with the LDP even though the allocation is for 500 the planning authority can allow a 10% margin.

What does worry me is:

1. That they have left a very large area of land to the south of this new application ( 2016/01520/out ) which could mean additional development in the future possibly taking the numbers closer to 700

2. That part of the hedgerow along Swanbridge Road is to be removed to create a footpath /cycleway, this appears to be against the Biodiversity statements in the LDP which states that any new development should positively contribute to biodiversity by maintaining and enhancing features such as woodland and hedges, If one looks at the plans in the application there is no real need to dig up the hedgerow along Swanbridge Road , it would be far better to locate the footpath/ cycleway inside the existing hedgerow, not only saving a mature hedgerow where there are protected fauna and flora, but also make it much safer for the pedestrians and cyclists.

We need to let the residents know what is happening, and get as many people as possible to write to the Council objecting, BUT we have only got to the 21st of August ( funny how this all came to light in the summer holiday period )


Steve Thomas


Saving Sully Group


Article categories: LDP, News, Taylor Wimpey

Notice of Public Meeting

Dear Residents

Notice of Public Meeting Thursday 30th June 7:30 at the Jubilee Hall, Sully.

Many of you are already aware of the proposals on the Sully Ports Fields and a lot of people have put in objections to the Planning Dept in respect of the St Modwen scheme. Recently they have put in amended plans and technical data which can be viewed of the Vale of Glamorgan by following this link

Saving Sully Group along with the Community Council have agreed to hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Thursday 30th June in the Jubilee Hall at 7:30 pm, please would you make every effort to attend, where we will give advise in respect of these proposals and also update the residents in regard to the land at Cog.


Stephen Thomas

Chairman Saving Sully Group

Article categories: BP Sports Field, Meetings, Taylor Wimpey

Council Visit to Cog Development Site

Members of the Vale of Glamorgan Planning committee will be viewing the site at Cog on Thursday 12/05 @ approximately 11:00 AM. This is in order to see first hand the proposed development land before the evening committee meeting.
We are meeting at 10:30 AMĀ on Thursday 12/05 at the lay-by opposite BP where where “No Cog Housing” placards will be available. Please join us to show opposition to this development in a peaceful manner.
Please keep an eye on this page for any updates or further information.
Article categories: Events, Meetings, News, Taylor Wimpey