Savills | Land at Waun Penlan, Pontardawe, Swansea | Property for sale
Price on application

Land at Waun PenlanPontardawe, Swansea

  • Under offer
  • Sole agency
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Site extending to approximately 6.43 acres (2.60 ha).
  • Allocated for approx, 70 houses in the Neath Port Talbot LDP.
  • Located in a popular and established residential suburb.
  • Situated 1 mile north of Pontardawe town centre.
  • Greenfield land with countryside outlook.

Residential Development Opportunity

About this property

  • The property comprises a parcel of agricultural land extending to approximately 6.43 acres (2.60 hectares). Access to the site can be gained from the west via Waun Penlan. The site is irregular in shape and slopes from its highest point at the north east corner down to the southern corner. There are established tree and hedgerow boundaries with timber post and wire fencing. There is a band of woodland to the east of the site. The site benefits from fantastic views looking down the valley and the countryside beyond.

Local information

  • The site is located in Rhyd-Y-Fro, approximately 1 mile north of Pontardawe town centre.
  • Rhyd-Y-Fro provides local facilities including a Premier store and Post Office, as well as Rhydyfro Primary School which is adjacent to the subject site.
  • Pontardawe offers a wider provision of amenities including a Tesco Superstore, Lidl, Pontardawe Leisure Centre and Cwmtawe Community School.
  • The site is situated approximately 5.7 miles north-east of Junction 45 of the M4, 10 miles north-east of Swansea City Centre (approx. 25 minute drive) and 50 miles from Cardiff (approx. 1 hour 15 minute drive).
  • Local transport includes a bus service from Commercial Road, providing onwards travel to Neath and Swansea. The nearest train station is approximately 7 miles south-east in Neath where direct services are available to Swansea (14 minutes), Cardiff (42 minutes) and London Paddington (2 hours 45 minutes).

Additional information

  • The site is situated within settlement limits and allocated in the Neath Port Talbot Local Development Plan (LDP), which was adopted in January 2016, along with the adjoining land to the south. The allocation suggests a total number of dwellings across both sites of 115 units over an estimated gross site area of 9.8 acres (3.9 hectares). The adjoining site to the west is also allocated within the LDP.
  • The subject site (outline in red on the plan) forms part of allocation reference no: H1/27. We assess the site to have capacity for approximately 70 dwellings. Current planning policy states that a 10% on-site affordable housing contribution will be sought.