1997 No. 685
LANDLORD AND TENANT
HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
Leasehold Reform and Housing (Excluded Tenancies) (Designated Rural Areas) (Wales) Order 1997
10th March 1997
Laid before Parliament
11th March 1997
Coming into force
1st April 1997
The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 1AA(3)(a) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967(1), section 17 of the Housing Act 1996(2), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Leasehold Reform and Housing (Excluded Tenancies) (Designated Rural Areas) (Wales) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 1st April 1997.
2.—(1) In this Order, references to the communities of Ewenny, Llangan and Llangollen, are references to those communities as altered(3).
(2) In paragraph (1), “altered”, in relation to a community, means that community as it exists on and after 1st April 1997.
Designated rural areas
3. Each community referred to in the Schedule to this Order shall—
(a)be an area designated for the purposes of section 1AA(3) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (additional right to enfranchise) as a rural area; and
(b)be a rural area designated for the purposes of section 17 of the Housing Act 1996 (tenant’s right to acquire his dwelling).
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
10th March 1997
In the County Borough of Bridgend
Coychurch Higher, Llangynwyd Lower, Merthyr Mawr
In the County Borough of Caerphilly
Darran Valley, Rudry
In the County of Cardiff
In the County of Carmarthenshire
Abergwili, Abernant, Bronwydd, Cenarth, Cilycwm, Cilymaenllwyd, Clynderwen, Cynwyl Elfed, Cynwyl Gaeo, Dyffryn Cennen, Eglwyscummin, Henllanfallteg, Laugharne Township, Llanarthney, Llanboidy, Llanddarog, Llanddeusant, Llanddowror, Llandovery, Llandyfaelog, Llanegwad, Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Llanfihangel Aberbythych, Llanfihangel Rhos-y-Corn, Llanfihangel-ar-Arth, Llanfynydd, Llangadog, Llangain, Llangathen, Llangeler, Llangunnor, Llangyndeyrn, Llangynin, Llangynog, Llanllawddog, Llanllwni, Llannon, Llanpumsaint, Llansadwrn, Llansawel, Llansteffan, Llanwinio, Llanwrda, Llanybydder, Llanycrwys, Manordeilo and Salem, Meidrim, Myddfai, Newchurch and Merthyr, Pencarreg, Pendine, Quarter Bach, St. Clears, St. Ishmael, Talley, Trelech, Trimsaran.
In the County of Ceredigion
Aberporth, Beulah, Blaenrheidol, Ceulanamaesmawr, Ciliau Aeron, Dyffryn Arth, Geneu’r Glyn, Henfynyw, Llanarth, Llanddewi Brefi, Llandyfriog, Llandysiliogogo, Llandysul, Llanfair Clydogau, Llanfarian, Llanfihangel Ystrad, Llangeitho, Llangoedmor, Llangrannog, Llangwyryfon, Llangybi, Llangynfelyn, Llanilar, Llanllwchaiarn, Llanrhystyd, Llansantffraid, Llanwenog, Llanwnnen, Lledrod, Melindwr, Nantcwnlle, Penbryn, Pontarfynach, Tirymynach, Trawsgoed, Trefeurig, Tregaron, Troedyraur, Y Ferwig, Ysbyty Ystwyth, Ysgubor-y-coed, Ystrad Fflur, Ystrad Meurig.
In the County Borough of Conwy
Betws yn Rhos, Betws-y-Coed, Bro Garmon, Bro Machno, Caerhun, Capel Curig, Cerrigydrudion, Dolgarrog, Dolwyddelan, Eglwysbach, Henryd, Llanddoged and Maenan, Llanfair Talhaiarn, Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, Llangernyw, Llangwm, Llannefydd, Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, Llansannan, Pentrefoelas, Trefriw, Ysbyty Ifan.
In the County of Denbighshire
Aberwheeler, Betws Gwerfil Goch, Bodelwyddan, Bodfari, Bryneglwys, Cefnmeiriadog, Clocaenog, Corwen, Cwm, Cyffylliog, Cynwyd, Derwen, Efenechtyd, Gwyddelwern, Llanarmon-yn-Ial, Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, Llandegla, Llandrillo, Llandyrnog, Llanelidan, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Llanferres, Llangollen, Llangynhafal, Llanrhaedr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Llantysilio, Llanynys, Nantglyn, Trefnant, Tremeirchion, Waen.
In the County of Flintshire
Brynford, Caerwys, Cilcain, Halkyn, Llanfynydd, Nannerch, Nercwys, Sealand, Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor, Treuddyn, Whitford, Ysceifiog.
In the County of Gwynedd
Aber, Aberdaron, Aberdovey, Arthog, Barmouth, Beddgelert, Betws Garmon, Bontnewydd, Botwnnog, Brithdir and Llanfachreth, Bryn-crug, Buan, Clynnog, Corris, Dolbenmaen, Dolgellau, Dyffryn Ardudwy, Ffestiniog, Ganllwyd, Harlech, Llanaelhaearn, Llanbedr, Llanbedrog, Llanberis, Llanddeiniolen, Llandderfel, Llandwrog, Llandygai, Llanegryn, Llanelltyd, Llanengan, Llanfair, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Llanfrothen, Llangelynin, Llangywer, Llanllechid, Llanllyfni, Llannor, Llanuwchllyn, Llanwnda, Llanycil, Llanystumdwy, Maentwrog, Mawddwy, Pennal, Pentir, Pistyll, Talsarnau, Trawsfynydd, Tudweiliog, Tywyn, Waunfawr.
In the County of Isle of Anglesey
Aberffraw, Bodedern, Bodffordd, Bodorgan, Bryngwran, Cwm Cadnant, Cylch-y-Garn, Llanbadrig, Llanddaniel Fab, Llanddona, Llanddyfnan, Llaneilian, Llaneugrad, Llanfachraeth, Llanfaelog, Llanfaethlu, Llanfair-yn-Neubwll, Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog, Llangoed, Llangristiolus, Llanidan, Llannerch-y-medd, Mechell, Moelfre, Penmynydd, Pentraeth, Rhoscolyn, Rhosybol, Rhosyr, Trearddur, Tref Alaw, Trewalchmai.
In the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil
In the County of Monmouthshire
Caerwent, Crucorney, Devauden, Goetre Fawr, Grosmont, Gwehelog Fawr, Llanarth, Llanbadoc, Llanfoist Fawr, Llangattock-Vibon-Avel, Llangwm, Llangybi, Llanhennock, Llanover, Llantilio Crossenny, Llantrisant Fawr, Mathern, Mitchel Troy, Raglan, Rogiet, Shirenewton, St. Arvans, Tintern, Trellech United.
In the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot
Baglan Bay, Blaengwrach, Bryn, Clyne, Crynant, Cwmllynfell, Glyncorrwg, Margam, Margam Moors, Onllwyn, Pelenna, Resolven.
In the County Borough of Newport
Coedkernew, Goldcliff, Langstone, Llanvaches, Llanwern, Michaelstone-y-Fedw, Nash, Penhow, Redwick, Wentlooge.
In the County of Pembrokeshire
Ambleston, Amroth, Angle, Boncath, Brawdy, Burton, Camrose, Carew, Castlemartin, Cilgerran, Clydau, Cosheston, Crymych, Cwm Gwaun, Dale, Dinas Cross, Eglwyswrw, Freystrop, Hayscastle, Herbrandston, Hundleton, Jeffreyston, Kilgetty/Begelly, Lampeter Velfrey, Lamphey, Letterston, Llanddewi Velfrey, Llandissilio West, Llanrhian, Llanstadwell, Llawhaden, Maenclochog, Manorbier, Manordeifi, Marloes and St. Brides, Martletwy, Mathry, Mynachlog-Ddu, Nevern, New Moat, Newport, Nolton and Roch, Penally, Pencaer, Puncheston, Rosemarket, Rudbaxton, Scleddau, Slebech, Solva, Spittal, St. Davids and the Cathedral Close, St. Dogmaels, St. Florence, St. Ishmael’s, St. Mary Out Liberty, Stackpole, Templeton, The Havens, Tiers Cross, Trecwn, Uzmaston and Boulston, Walwyn’s Castle, Wiston, Wolfscastle.
In the County of Powys
Abbey Cwmhir, Aberedw, Aberhafesp, Banwy, Bausley with Criggion, Beguildy, Berriew, Bettws, Bronllys, Cadfarch, Caersws, Carno, Carreghofa, Castle Caereinion, Churchstoke, Cilmery, Clyro, Cray, Disserth and Trecoed, Duhonw, Dwyriw, Erwood, Felin-fach, Forden, Gladestry, Glantwymyn, Glasbury, Glascwm, Glyn Tarell, Guilsfield, Gwernyfed, Honddu Isaf, Kerry, Knighton, Llanafanfawr, Llanbadarn Fawr, Llanbadarn Fynydd, Llanbister, Llanbrynmair, Llanddew, Llanddewi Ystradenny, Llandinam, Llandrinio, Llandysilio, Llandyssil, Llanelwedd, Llanerfyl, Llanfair Caereinion, Llanfechain, Llanfihangel, Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine, Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Llanfrynach, Llanfyllin, Llangamarch, Llangattock, Llangedwyn, Llangors, Llangunllo, Llangurig, Llangynidr, Llangyniew, Llangynog, Llanidloes Without, Llanigon, Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant (formerly in the county of Clwyd), Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Llansantffraid, Llansilin, Llanwddyn, Llanwrthwl, Llanwrtyd Wells, Llanyre, Llywel, Maescar, Manafon, Meifod, Merthyr Cynog, Mochdre, Montgomery, Nantmel, New Radnor, Old Radnor, Painscastle, Pen-y-Bont-Fawr, Penybont, Presteigne, Rhayader, St. Harmon, Talgarth, Talybont-on-Usk, Tawe-Uchaf, The Vale of Grwyney, Trallong, Trefeglwys, Treflys, Tregynon, Trewern, Whitton, Yscir, Ystradfellte, Ystradgynlais.
In the County Borough of Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
In the County of Swansea
Ilston, Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton, Llangyfelach, Llanrhidian Lower, Mawr, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili.
In the County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan
Colwinston, Ewenny, Llan-maes, Llancarfan, Llandow, Llanfair, Llangan, Michaelston, Pendoylan, Penllyn, Peterston-super-Ely, St. Bride’s Major, St. Donats, St. Georges-super-Ely, St. Nicholas, Welsh St. Donats, Wenvoe, Wick.
In the County Borough of Torfaen
In the County Borough of Wrexham
Abenbury, Bangor Is-y-Coed, Bronington, Ceiriog Ucha, Erbistock, Glyntraian, Hanmer, Holt, Isycoed, Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Maelor South, Marchwiel, Minera, Overton, Rossett, Ruabon, Sesswick, Worthenbury.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order applies to Wales. In this Order the Secretary of State designates rural areas under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (“the 1967 Act”), section 1AA, and the Housing Act 1996 (“the 1996 Act”), section 17.
The 1967 Act, section 1AA, provides for an additional right to enfranchisement for houses above the applicable “low rent” limit under section 4 of that Act. This Order designates rural areas where this additional right does not apply.
The 1996 Act, section 16, provides a right for a tenant of a registered social landlord to acquire his dwelling. This Order also designates rural areas where this right does not apply.
1967 c. 88; section 1AA was inserted by paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 to the Housing Act 1996 c. 52.
1996 c. 52.
The boundaries of the community of Llangollen were altered from 1st April 1997 by S.I. 1996/2914, and the boundaries of the communities of Ewenny and Llangan were altered from 1st April 1997 by S.I. 1996/2915.