22 February 2023
Exciting plans for a new school that will transform education for vulnerable learners in Powys have been unveiled, the county council has said.
Powys County Council is to build a new £9.1m school for Brynllywarch Hall School as part of its Transforming Education programme. The school, located in Kerry near Newtown, provides education for pupils from 8 to 19-year-olds, with a wide range of complex emotional, behavioural and social difficulties.
A pre-application consultation for the proposed development has started, which allows interested parties to comment on the plans before a planning application is submitted.
The pre-application consultation will close on Tuesday, 14 March, 2023.
The council and its construction partner ISG Construction will also be showcase the exciting plans at two drop-in events that will take place at the school on the following days:
- Tuesday 28 February between 3.30pm and 7pm
- Tuesday 7 March between 3.30pm and 7pm
The drop-in events will be open to the whole school community as well as members of the public.
Cllr Pete Roberts, Cabinet Member for a Learning Powys, said: “The new building for Brynllywarch Hall School is a vital step to ensuring we deliver education in a safe and stimulating environment for all our pupils. This project will provide modern facilities for our pupils and teaching staff and help them to deliver an enjoyable and fulfilling education experience for everyone.
“These drop-in events provide a great opportunity for everyone in the school community and members of the public to view these exciting plans, which will transform education for vulnerable learners in Powys.”
To view the pre-application consultation documents online visit www.asbriplanning.co.uk/statutory-pre-application-consultation/ which also gives details on how you can make representations on the proposed plans.