Machynlleth Traveller Site

Construction of five accommodation blocks, including a new access road and car park

Work Details

The works included:
•The construction of a major / minor junction off the A489 trunk road;
•New access roads;
•Cemetery car parking;
•Creation of two semi detached and one detached accommodation blocks built using red brick and slate tile. Each amenity block has a new service supply, and comprises bathroom, kitchen, and dining area. Externally, the blocks comprise mobile home base, touring caravan base and 2 parking spaces.
•Surface water attenuation measures; and
•A water treatment plant.

The new junction off the A489 replaces an existing sub-standard access approximately 25m to the east. A private cemetery uses this access and provision for future access was required as part of the proposed works. Works are being undertaken in three sections requiring a detailed Traffic Management Plan ensuring vehicle flow and pedestrian, visitor and site traffic segregation.
Social value will be measured under WCBT.