Leasehold Reform and Housing (Excluded Tenancies) (Designated Rural Areas) (Wales) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-03-10

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 685

LANDLORD AND TENANT
HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
Leasehold Reform and Housing (Excluded Tenancies) (Designated Rural Areas) (Wales) Order 1997

Made
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.

Interpretation

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

Jonathan Evans
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
10th March 1997

Article 3

SCHEDULEDESIGNATED COMMUNITIES

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

St. Fagans

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

Vaynor.

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

Hirwaun, Rhigos.

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

Henllys.

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.

Explanatory Note

(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.


(1)
1967 c. 88; section 1AA was inserted by paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 to the Housing Act 1996 c. 52.

(2)
1996 c. 52.

(3)
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.
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