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Resources, key documents and contacts

Key documents

Under the Town and Country Planning System, planning decisions have to consider SINC sites.


Bridgend LDP Policies relating to GI

These are all found in the ‘Written Statement’ pdf on the ‘Bridgend Local Development Plan adoption documents’ page.

  • Strategic Policy SP2 Design and Sustainable Place Making
  • Strategic Policy SP4 Conservation and Enhancement of the Natural Environment
  • Strategic Policy SP5 Conservation of the Built and Historic Environment
  • Strategic Policy SP14 Infrastructure
  • Policy PLA4 Climate Change and Peak Oil
  • Policy PLA7 Transportation Proposals 6
  • Policy ENV3 Special Landscape Areas
  • Policy ENV4 Local/Regional Nature Conservation Sites
  • Policy ENV5 Green Infrastructure
  • Policy ENV6 Nature Conservation
  • Policy ENV7 Natural Resource Protection and Public Health
  • COM11 to COM13 Recreation Policies
  • COM14 Provision of Allotments and Community Food Networks

Welsh Government Technical Advice Notes (TANs) relating to GI

National policies relating to GI

Useful contacts

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Telephone: 01202 391319

Association of Local Government Ecologists

Barn Owl Trust

Bat Conservation Trust

Telephone: 0845 1300 228

Bridgend Countryside Team

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 643 643

Bridgend Planning Department

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 643 643

Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)

Telephone: 01962 868626

Natural Resources Wales (Species Protection Section)

Telephone: 0845 1306229

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Telephone: 01767 680551

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

Telephone: 020 7929 9494

South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre (SEWBReC)

Telephone: 029 2064 1110

The Countryside Team

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 643643

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Telephone: 01656 724100

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