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Former St Athan Boys Village, West Aberthaw, St Athan, CF62 4JA

The property is a regularly shaped level site which was the former Boys Village, in West Aberthaw, St Athan, and originally built as a holiday camp in 1925 for the sons of coal miners from the South Wales Valleys. The property has not been occupied for a number of years and has a resolution to grant outline planning permission, subject to the agreement of S.106 obligations.


Full Description


West Aberthaw is a small village to the south east of the larger village of St Athan within the Vale of Glamorgan and is located approximately 15 miles south west of Cardiff city centre, 6 miles to the south of the market town of Cowbridge, 4miles to the east of Llantwit Major and 18 miles south east of Bridgend.

The property is accessed from the B4265 (coastal road) which provides access to St Athan and Llantwit Major to the west and Barry to the east. Junction 34 of the M4 is 10 miles to the north.


The site totals 3.47 acres (1.41 hectares).



Further information is available through the Vale of Glamorgan council planning website, although the property benefits from a resolution to grant outline planning permission, subject to the agreement of S.106 obligations (2016/00369/OUT).

The outline application was for;-

"Demolition of part demolished, fire damaged and derelict former C1 residential buildings, construction of 15 no. link dwellings (40% affordable), and the conversion of the existing chapel into a dwelling and the retention / extension of the caretakers bungalow"

We understand that the resolution to grant planning permission changes the above description to allow for 14 no. link dwellings, in addition to the conversion of the chapel and retention / extension of the caretakers bungalow.


The property is available to purchase on a freehold basis with full vacant possession


We are informed that VAT will not be charged on the sale of the property.


Please contact our Caerphilly Office on 02920 867711 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.


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  • Freehold residential development opportunity
  • Resolution to grant outline planning permission, subject to S.106 (2016/00369/OUT)
  • Rare opportunity within the Vale of Glamorgan
  • PRICE - £750,000 EXCLUSIVE

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