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YGG Cwm Garw

Proposal to make a regulated alteration to Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Cwm Garw by relocating the school to a new school building on the Betws Primary School site.

Related Documents

Cabinet report

Consultation document

Please click here for the decision to delay implementation

Please click here for the decision.

Please click here for the objections report.

Please click here for the final report.

Please click here for the statutory notice in respect of the proposal.



It is proposed to relocate YGG Cwm Garw from Pontycymer to a new build Welsh-medium primary school on the current Betws Primary School site, which is a distance of 4.7 miles. This would create a school capacity of 210 pupils plus a nursery of 45 full time equivalent pupils. It would also allow for growth in demand for Welsh medium education and accommodate extra pupils coming from an enlarged catchment.


How to respond

This consultation period will begin on the 21 April 2015 and close the 1 June 2015. You can respond or ask further questions in the following ways;

Tel: (01656) 642 617


Online: Click here

Post: Children’s Director - Children, Bridgend County Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridgend, CF31 4WB.



Projected timetable for procedure and proposal implementation:



Consultation period where we welcome your views and observations on the proposal*.

21 April - 1 June 2015

Report to Cabinet on the outcomes of the consultation.

16 June 2015

Publish Consultation Report on BCBC website, hard copies available on request.

23 June 2015

If agreed by the Cabinet of Bridgend County Borough Council, a Public Notice will be published and there will be a period of 28 days in which to submit any objections to the proposal in writing.

24 June 2015

If there are no objections Cabinet can immediately decide whether to proceed or not. If there are any objections, an Objections Report will be published and forwarded to Cabinet for their consideration and subsequent determination. The approved report will then be published on the BCBC website and hard copies of the report will be made available upon request.

2 September 2015

Potential implementation.

1 April 2018

*Please note that responses to consultation will not be counted as objections to the proposal and that objections can only be registered following publication of the Public Notice.

This is a fresh consultation on the proposal to relocate Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Cwm Garw to the Betws Primary School site. All views expressed during the course of the previous consultation regarding this proposal, which was determined and subsequently abandoned by Bridgend County Borough Council’s Cabinet, will not be considered unless formally requested during this consultation period. Such requests should be directed to

This consultation is now closed.

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