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LDP Examination - Hearings Sessions

Hearings timetable and participants for sessions.

Hearings Timetable and Programme

The hearing sessions will commence on Tuesday 6 February 2018 at 10:00.  The start time of hearing sessions will vary so please check the programme carefully. All hearing sessions will be held at the Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3SN, unless otherwise stated.

The following links will provide information for each hearing session including a note of participants, matters & issues agendas, further statements from the Council and representors' prepared in response to the Inspectors' Matters & Issues for the relevant session and any associated documents.

A pdf of the Hearings Programme [ED003] outlining the timetable, topics the Inspectors wish to explore and invited participants is available to view/download from the Examination Documents webpage.  Please note this document and the following timetable are subject to change.

WEEK 1 - 6 to 9 February 2018 

Hearing 1: Tue 6 Feb - Plan preparation; vision & objectives; spatial strategy

Hearing 2: Wed 7 Feb - Deliverability and infrastructure 

Hearing 3: Thu 8 Feb - Housing provision

Hearing 4: Fri 9 Feb - Affordable housing

WEEK 2 - 13 to 15 February 2018 

Hearing 5: Tue 13 Feb - Strategic Development Areas D, E and G

Hearing 6: Wed 14 Feb - Strategic Development Areas B, C and H&nbsp

Hearing 7: Thu 15 Feb - Strategic Development Areas A, F, I, J, K & L

WEEK 3 - 27 February to 1 March 2018 

Hearing 8A: Tue 27 Feb - Non-strategic and rural exception site allocations

Hearing 8B: Tue 27 Feb - Non-strategic site allocations

Hearing 9: Wed 28 Feb - Employment, retail and tourism

Hearing 10: POSTPONED TO Tue 20 Mar - Green Belt, Green Wedges, settlement boundaries, key villages, rural areas

WEEK 4 - 13 to 15 March 2018

Hearing 11: Tue 13 Mar - Transport, social infrastructure and open space 

Hearing 12: Wed 14 Mar - Welsh language; design; built & natural environment

Hearing 13: Thu 15 Mar (AM) - Gypsy & Traveller sites; specialist housing

Hearing 14: Thu 15 Mar (PM) - Energy, flood risk, environmental protection, minerals & waste

WEEK 5 - 20 to 22 March 2018

Hearing 10: POSTPONED TO Tue 20 Mar - Green Belt, Green Wedges, settlement boundaries, key villages, rural areas

Hearing 16: Wed 21 Mar - Alternative sites

Hearing 17: POSTPONED (Monitoring)

WEEK 6 - 28 March 2018

Hearing 15: changed to Wed 28 Mar 2018 at 10:00 - Reserve day for additional housing, retail & misc matters

 

Hearing 1: 6 Feb (Plan prep)

Plan preparation; vision & objectives; spatial strategy (Chapter 1; Policy PS1)

Hearing 2: 7 Feb (Deliverability)

Deliverability and infrastructure (Policies SD 1, IO 1, IO 2)

Hearing 3: 8 Feb (Housing)

Housing provision (Policy PS3)

Hearing 4: 9 Feb (Affordable housing)

Affordable housing (Policies H 2, H 3, H 4 and H 5)

Hearing 5: 13 Feb (Strategic D, E & G)

Strategic Development Areas D, E and G (Policies SD 2, SD D, SD E and SD G)

Hearing 6: 14 Feb (Strategic B,C & H)

Strategic Development Areas B, C and H (Policies SD B, SD C and SD H)

Hearing 7: 15 Feb (Strategic A,F,I,J,K & L)

Strategic Development Areas A, F, I, J, K & L (Policies SD a, SD F and SD I-L)

Hearing 8: 27 Feb (Non-strategic sites)

Non-strategic and rural exception site allocations (Policies H 1 and H 5) (Sites in East, Central, West, Gower Fringe and Gower Zones)

Hearing 8B: 27 Feb (Non-strategic sites)

Non-strategic allocations (Policy H 1) (Sites in North and Greater Northwest Zones)

Hearing 9: 28 Feb (Employment)

Employment, retail and tourism (Policies PS 4, RC 1-13 and TR 1-13)

Hearing 10: 20 Mar (Green Belt)

Green Belt, Green Wedges, settlement boundaries, key villages, rural areas (Policies ER 3 and CV 1-16)

Hearing 11: 13 Mar (Transport & open space)

Transport, social infrastructure and open space (Policies T 1-9 and SI 1-8)

Hearing 12: 14 Mar (Welsh language & environment)

Welsh language; design; built & natural environment (Policies HC 1-3, policy PS 2 and policies ER 1-2 and policies ER 4-11)

Hearing 13: 15 Mar AM (Gypsy & Traveller sites)

Gypsy & Traveller sites; specialist housing (Policies H 6 to H 11)

Hearing 14: 15 Mar PM (Energy & flood risk)

Energy, flood risk, environmental protection, minerals & waste (Policies EU 1-5 and RP 1-14)

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