Gypsy and Traveller Site Engagement Event in Machynlleth – Monday 28 November

An information and engagement event took place at Machynlleth Bowling Club on Monday 28 November from 2pm until 6pm. 

Officers from the council were on hand to give information and to answer any queries and receive comments from members of the public on a proposed permanent gypsy and traveller site in the Machynlleth area.

The following information was available at the event and may be of interest to anyone who wasn’t able to attend.

Link to the PowerPoint

Link to the FAQs

Location Map

A viability study will be conducted shortly on this option in parallel with submitting a planning application on our preferred site.

Information about the legislative requirements around developing sites for gypsy/travellers can be found here.

Link to WG “Travelling to a better future”    

Link to WG – Housing Act 2014 FAQs

 

Information can also be found in the Council’s draft Local Development Plan 

 

Read the press release

Your comments

A number of conversations and comments were logged by the officers and a summary feedback document responding to these is available below.  This includes comments made about an alternative site – described locally as the Old Saw Mill, Forge Road.

Read comments made at the Engagement Event

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