15 Jul 2013 | News

Hundreds Turn Out For Formal Consultation

More than 500 people have attended events at Swansea Civic Centre, St Thomas Community School and The Environment Centre in Swansea and New Sandfields Centre and St Theodore Parish Hall in Port Talbot since formal consultation began on Thursday 4 July. A further 1700 local people have completed questionnaires with over 400 people registered for the £2 million community share offer.

Having published their statement of community consultation as required under section 47 (6) of the Planning Act 2008, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc are now inviting comments on the proposed development by 5 August 2013. These will be considered as the planning application is prepared, before its submission in late 2013.

Members of the public are invited to attend events at:

MAJOR PUBLIC EVENTS (between the hours 1000 to 1700)

Fri 19 and Sat 20 July: Princess Royal Theatre, The Civic Centre, Port Talbot SA13 1PJ
Fri 26 July: Ostreme Centre, Newton Road, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4BA (1000 to 2000)

LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS (between the hours 1500 to 2000):

Swansea
Tue 16 July: Vivian Hall, Mumbles Road, Blackpill, Swansea SA3 5AS
Tue 23 July: Brynmill Community Centre, St Albans Road, Brynmill, Swansea SA2 0BP
Wed 24 July: Holy Cross Church Hall, Llwynderw Church Hall, Fairwood Road, West Cross, Swansea SA3 5JP

Neath Port Talbot
Mon 15 July: Gwyn Hall (studio), Orchard Street, Neath SA11 1DU
Wed 17 July: Baglan Community Centre, Hawthorne Avenue, Baglan, Port Talbot SA12 8PG
Mon 29 July: NSA (New Sandfields Aberavon) Development Centre, Bevin Avenue, Sandfields, Port Talbot SA12 6JW
Tue 30 July: Briton Ferry Community Centre, Shelone Road, Briton Ferry, Neath SA11 2PW
Wed 31 July: Carnegie Hall (left-hand hall), Evelyn Road, Skewen, Neath SA10 6LH

Bridgend
Fri 2 August: The Grand Pavillion, Porthcawl

Development Director Ioan Jenkins explains:

“We are absolutely committed to ensuring that local communities have an opportunity to contribute to the planning process. This is a valuable opportunity to understand expectations and concerns, and for people to share local knowledge. Local people really can help us to ensure the project provides something positive for everyone in Swansea Bay. We really want members of the public to come along to an event, fill out their questionnaires and complete our online surveys.”

Tidal Lagoon Plc

E: Info@tidallagoonpower.com

T: +44 (0)1452 303892

A: Pillar & Lucy House
Merchants Road
The Docks
Gloucester
GL2 5RG

Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc

E: Swansea@tidallagoonpower.com

T: +44 (0)1792 274006

A: 3rd Floor, Room 3.3.4
Civic Centre
Oystermouth Road
Swansea
SA1 3SN

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