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Property Consultations


Exciting proposals are being advanced for the construction of additional buildings and facilities at the Hill and Smith Site, which comprises land to the west of Tom Lewis Way, Newport Docks. Currently, the southern part of the application site is already utilised for the assembly of prefabricated steel barriers and structures, but due to recent success of the business it is now necessary to consider an expansion of operations to meet industry demand. 

In keeping with the site’s current land use and the wider port landscape, the proposals entail the construction of an additional stores unit (450m2 floor area) and open-fronted wash down area (242m2 floor area) together with Portakabin offices (300m2 floor area) and other associated development. The intention is for a planning application to be submitted to Newport City Council for consideration later this year.

In accordance with the requirements of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2016 there is a requirement to undertake pre-application consultation on all planning applications for major development. We are therefore making available the contents of the intended planning application for the Prairie Site in draft for consultation and comment.

Hard copies of the draft application documents can be viewed during normal office hours at the following address:-

Newport Central Library

Kingsway Centre

4 John Frost Square


NP20 1PA

Tel: 01633 656656

Alternatively, electronic versions of the documents can be viewed at the bottom of this page

Documents will be displayed for a period of 28 days, ending on 10 November 2021.  

If you have any further questions about the proposed development or in respect of any matters contained within the application documents, please do not hesitate to contact Sophie Jones, Senior Planning Consultant, Wardell Armstrong LLP ( or Tel: 02920 729191).

Download the draft application contents:

-          Application forms click here

-          Site location plan click here

-          Proposed Site General Arrangements and Building Group Elevations click here

-          Office and Amenities Building Layout and Elevations click here

-          Stores Building & Wash-Down Canopy Layout and Elevations click here

-          Indicative Primary Drainage Layout click here

-          Design and Access Statement click here

-          Ecological Impact Assessment click here and here