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Mynydd y Gwair WInd Farm

Thursday 30th of November 2017 19:42
Innogy PLC have commenced work on the construction of the wind farm on Mynydd y Gwair. Work commenced on 6 February 2017.
It is likely that construction work will continue for approximately 18 months. 

In the week commencing 17 September 2018 Innogy expect to commence component deliveries. The deliveries have been planned to avoid the rush hour and the school run where possible. 


The component deliveries to Mynydd y Gwair Wind Farm will be made under South Wales Police escort typically between 9.30am and 3.30pm, Monday – Saturday and for up to 16 weeks.  


It is expected that up to two convoys will be made each day, made up of three components in the morning and two components in the afternoon. It is anticipated that the first convoy will depart each morning at approximately 9.30am with the second convoy departing the Port of Swansea between 12.00pm – 13.30pm. The delivery of components will be subject to the availability of South Wales Police escorts and prevailing traffic conditions.

Deliveries will travel from the Port of Swansea and along Fabian Way before joining the M4. The load will exit the M4 at Junction 47, heading towards Penllergaer, Pontlliw and then travel to the site entrance located off Bolgoed Road.  It is anticipated to take approximately 45 minutes to travel from the Port of Swansea to the site entrance.

A text alert service is available. In order to receive the alerts text your name and the acronym MyGWF to 88882.


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