Pembrokeshire to approve affordable housing plans

Pembrokeshire council is set to approve a planning application submitted by Pembrokeshire Housing Association, in a move that could boost affordable housing in the area.

The housing association has proposed to build 117 new affordable homes on land north of Milford Haven School. The development will consist of a mixture of one to four bedroom flats, houses an bungalows, in addition to play areas for children.

While the council is yet to authorise the plans, planning officers have recommended the proposals for approval. The report, which is set to go before the planning committee outlined a ‘substantial need for affordable housing’, citing an annual requirement for ‘134 affordable dwellings in Milford Haven’.

It said: “The proposal clearly makes a significant contribution to affordable housing delivery."