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Former Allotment Gardens, Oakfield Street, Aberfan, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4QA


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Development Land at the Former Allotment Gardens Oakfield Street Aberfan Merthyr TydfilThe site has been designated within Merthyr Tydfil's Local development Plans as an area for residential development. Situated within the northern edge of the Aberfan village boundary, adjacent to the B4285, Aberfan Road.



The parcel is situated within the northern edge of the Aberfan village boundary, adjacent to the B4285, Aberfan Road.

Aberfan is located just 4 miles south of Merthyr Tydfil, which provides comprehensive facilities including a wide selection of shops, restaurants and leisure opportunities. The Cyfarthfa Retail Park is 5 miles to the north and provides many High Street names and a health club.

Communications are close at hand with the A470 within just 5 miles and the A465 Heads of the Valleys Road 7 miles north, providing fast access east and west. Railway stations at Merthyr Vale, less than 1 mile to the south east and Troedyrhiw to the north provides access to the Capital City and surrounding areas.

The Taff Trail (locally known as the Canal Bank) runs through Aberfan from Troed-y-rhiw, to Treharris and provides a popular walking and cycle route. Extensive playing fields can be found directly opposite the site and adjacent to the River Taff, adding significant amenity value.

Aberfan has also seen the construction of a brand new primary school which opened at Easter 2010.


The site extends to approximately 3.11 Acres (1.26 Hectares).


The site has been designated within the Merthyr Tydfil boroughs local plans as an area for residential development. An outline planning consent for residential development was granted on 24th September 2009 by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. Reference Number: P/07/0290. This lapsed in September 2012.


A technical pack is available on requests and provides the following:

Waterman Quadrant Consulting Engineers, Flood Consequences Assessment (April 2008)
Treescene Arboricultural Consultants & Contractors, Tree Report (January 2008)
David Clements Ecology Ltd, Survey for Protected Species (May 2009)
Title report
Planning information

A copy of the information is available from the Agents.


The plot is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.


Interested parties to make their own enquiries of the relevant statutory undertakers.


Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Civic Centre,
Castle Street,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF47 8AN


For sale by private treaty.


Travelling north along the A470, exit at the roundabout signposted Nelson, Ystrad Mynach. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A4054, Aberfan. Continue through Quakers Yard, Edwardsville and enter Merthyr Vale. In Merthyr Vale, take a left hand turning signposted Wesley Place, towards the train station and follow the B4285 to Aberfan. At the T junction turn right onto Aberfan Road and follow the road until you approach the New School. Turn left and immediately right onto The Grove. Continue along The Grove to the dead end. The site can be found behind Oakfield Street.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 January 2012

Nearest stations

  • Merthyr Vale (0.8 mi)
  • Troed-y-rhiw (1.0 mi)
  • Mountain Ash (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cooke & Arkwright, Cardiff

7-8 Windsor Place, Cardiff, CF10 3SX

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