Have Your Say: Housing plan worry for city
WITH the next phase of Swansea Council's new Local Development Plan (LDP) now on the table, those of us who live in the outlying areas of the county are able to see the full extent of "our" council's plans for those who live on the periphery.
An extra 16,700 homes are proposed for the county. The biggest chunk of this housing is proposed for an area that Swansea refers to as "Greater North West".
Over the past three years, many thousands of residents across Swansea have expressed grave concerns over Swansea Council's plans to strip away much of the existing level of green-space protection in the current UDP.
Residents around here are also worried about the strain on our already over-stretched services.
The main road leading into Gorseinon from Penllergaer is already labelled by some residents as "Swansea's biggest car-park", and our sewage systems are overloaded, leading to knock-on impacts on the Burry Inlet.
It's disappointing to see that with a "new" administration in Swansea, not much has really changed for communities across this neglected part of the county, and I have to ask, where exactly are our so-called "elected representatives"?
Who is speaking up for us?
Gower Branch, Plaid Cymru