22nd November 2023

Dear Councillor,

You are hereby summoned to attend the Environment Committee Meeting on Wednesday 29th November 2023 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.


E119/23: To receive and approve apologies for absence.

E120/23: To receive declarations of interest for items on the agenda.

E121/23: To receive and approve the minutes from the last meeting on 25th October  2023.

E122/23: To receive a presentation from Cllr Catrin Maby, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment, and Hazel Clatworthy, Sustainability Officer  for Monmouthshire County Council.

E123/23: To receive and note the Principal Officer’s update. (Lower Monk Street, Majors Barn, St Helens Close Playground, Dan y Deri Southeast)

E124/23: To receive and note the Service Delivery update. (letter, leaflet)

E125/23: Finance:

E126/23: To consider and make recommendations regarding the following planning applications:

DM/2023/01410 Construction of new porch 6 Penyfal Road, Abergavenny,

NP7 5UB. https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S25L6BKYJK000

DM/2023/01497 Demolition of existing detached 2 storey dwelling and garage

to construct replacement 2 storey detached dwelling on same footprint. 115 Chapel Road, Abergavenny, NP7 7BL. https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S32ROQKYJRV00

DM/2023/01569 Retrospective application for a new GRP canopy. 8 Victoria Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5DS. https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S3P56CKYJYK00

DM/2023/01574 Retrospective application to retain fence to front boundary.  9 Cresta Road, Abergavenny, NP7 7AT.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S3PJ5FKYJYZ00

DM/2023/01512 Re-use of events board from Hereford Road for Abergavenny

Town FC to use as a Fixtures and Events board for the club, local community groups and others who use the facilities. Pen Y Pound Stadium, Pen Y Pound,

Abergavenny, NP7 7RN.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S34UNBKYJTC00

DM/2023/01614 Change of use from hairdressers to cafe bar. Ground Floor Office Right, 30 Lion Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5NT.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S45VXVKYK3F00

DM/2023/01556 Construction of new rear extension and all associated works. 16 Priory Road, Abergavenny, NP7 5RR.  https://planningonline.monmouthshire.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=S3I7CPKYJX500

E127/23: To review and update on relevant items on the Strategy and Action Plan (priorities 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,12,14,15,21,23,26,31).

E128/23: Report from Town Councillors attendance at external bodies relevant to this Committee:

E129/23: Report from County Councillors on matters affecting Abergavenny relevant to this Committee.

E130/23:  Items for consideration at the next meeting Wednesday 20th December 2023