21st February 2024

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend the Environment Committee Meeting on Wednesday 28th February 2024 at 7pm, both online and in person at the Community Room, Town Hall. A Microsoft Teams invitation will be shared for remote access.  Members of the public can request the link by emailing the Principal Officer.


Sandra Rosser

Principal Officer/RFO

Members of this Committee are currently Councillors Holland (Interim Chair), Bowyer, Barnes, Eldridge, George, Jones, Simcock, G Wilde, Wright.

The public are permitted to address the meeting for up to 15 minutes before the start of the meeting. Maximum 5 minutes for each speaker. No decision can be taken during this session, but the Chair may decide to refer any matters raised for further consideration.


E17/24: To receive and approve apologies for absence.

E18/24: To receive declarations of interest for items on the agenda.

E19/24: To receive and approve the minutes from the last meeting on 31st January 2024.

E20/24: Active Travel:

(a)To receive the proposals on Active Travel Route for King Henry VIII 3-19 School along Hill Road and Avenue Road to Penypound junction. (General Arrangement for consultation sheet 1 / sheet 2)

(b) To receive an update from Cllr L Wright on the result from the MCC Planning Committee Meeting on 6th February 2024.

E21/24: To receive a report on the town entry signage for Abergavenny.

E22/24: To receive and note the Principal Officer’s update.

E23/24: To receive and note the Service Delivery update.

E24/24: Finance: Receive a report on the Environment Budget headings.

E25/24: To consider and make recommendations regarding the following planning applications:

DM/2024/00118 Change of use from residential use (C3 use) to a family support home (sui generis) , minor internal alterations and associated works. 81 Brecon Road, Abergavenny, NP7 7RU https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S811ULKY02P00

DM/2024/00156 Alterations and extension to provide additional living accommodation. Cherry Croft, 21 Lansdown Road, Abergavenny, NP7 6AN.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S8FX1NKYKX500

DM/2024/00125 Planning Permission, Removal of existing external signage and branding. Removal of existing branch nameplate. Removal of existing heritage

projecting sign. Removal of external ATM and section of the aperture infilled with stonework to match existing. Existing window to be re-instated to match existing. Existing night safe face plate retained and ‘Barclays Bank’ texts covered with new metal strips, bonded to faceplate, and finished to match existing metal work.

The intentions internally are: Removal of internal counters. Removal of all internal furniture. Removal of some modern glazing walls and glazing doors in ground floor. Barclays Bank Plc 57 Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5AT https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S84M87KYKUP00

E26/24: To review and update on relevant items on the Strategy and Action Plan

E27/24: Report from Town Councillors attendance at external bodies relevant to this Committee:

E28/24: Report from County Councillors on matters affecting Abergavenny relevant to this Committee. E29/24:  Items for consideration at the next meeting Wednesday 27th March 2024.