EcoPellets’ planning appeal against the refusal of their planning permission has been rejected by the Welsh Government.
The rejection comes following the inspector’s recommendation of refusal on a number of counts including site access, amenity and visual impact and the negative effect on local businesses.
Despite strong objections from local businesses and residents, EcoPellets have launched an appeal against the original unanimous decision of the planning officers and councillors.
Please object to the planning appeal by filling in this online appeal form.
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