Saundersfoot hotel staff accommodation request deferred


A staff accommodation request for a Saundersfoot hotel and spa will be decided after the community council sees the revised plans.

Andrew Evans, owner of the St Brides Spa Hotel, has requested to build a two-story extension, as well as to modernize the existing building, in Coed-derw, St Brides Hill, and transform it into 18 independent studios.

Mr Evans told members of the national park development management committee that accommodation would be ‘exclusively’ for hotel staff and that a Section 106 agreement to ensure that this could be done. .

He added that he would provide “high quality, safe and dedicated staff accommodation”.

Revised plans, with a reduction in the size of the extension and a distance from neighbors, were presented to the committee on Wednesday, January 27, with planners still having concerns about its “scale”.

Dr Madeleine Havard, a member of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, has called for the decision on the plan to be delayed until Saundersfoot Community Council is aware of the revised plans, having opposed the original proposal , and this has been approved by others.

The request was recommended for denial by planning officials, but was considered by the committee at the request of President Cllr Reg Owen, who said it was “because of the hotel’s significant commercial importance. for Saundersfoot and the possible need for accommodation for the number of workers there.

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