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Application for a solar farm in Pontardulais, Swansea.

First published:
29 September 2021
Last updated:

This a Development of National Significance (DNS) application. A DNS is a type of planning application which is made directly to the Welsh Ministers. Planning and Environment Decisions Wales process the application.

This application is for a solar farm.

A previous version of this application was turned away as invalid on 26 July 2021. Documents relating to that submission can be viewed on the DNS Portal website hosted by the Planning Inspectorate.

Any documents relating to the application submitted on 16 September 2021 will be published on this website.


Developer: Brynrhyd Solar Farm Limited

About this application: Solar farm; circa 30 MW over 65 ha, lifespan of up to 40 years

Application location: Brynrhyd Farm, Llanedi, Pontardulais, Swansea, SA4 0FD

Stage: Re-submission received on 16th  September 2021, and accepted on 28th October 2021.  The 5 week consultation closed on 10th December 2021. The examination was suspended on 23rd December, and is due to resume on 17th March 2022. For further information please contact: 

Next Stage: Further consultation period, dates to be confirmed

Procedure: Hearings

Submitted: 16 September 2021