When a new housing development is built, the responsibility for choosing a name rests with the developer. However, we need to be consulted by the developer, and in turn we consult with the community council, local councillors, Royal Mail and the emergency services.
If the developer has no proposed names for the development, we will request that the town/community council and local councillor(s) provide suggestions. Once any suggestions are received, we will consult with Royal Mail.
Objections are sometimes raised to proposed names, mainly because the name could be confused with similar road names in the area. In such cases we would ask the developer/community council to think again and come up with alternative suggestions.
We will try to find attractive and meaningful names often with some local historical association. Adoption of Welsh names for streets and new development will be promoted by giving due consideration to geographical, historical, cultural, demographic and linguistic factors.
We decide the numbering of new houses. As you enter a development, it is usual that the odd numbers are on the left, with even numbers on the right. If the development is small, the properties can be numbered in sequence, e.g. 1–7.
|Up to 5 plots
||£150 + £25 per plot
|6 -25 plots
||£150 + £20 per plot
|26 - 75 plots
||£150 + £15 per plot
||£150 + £10 per plot
To ensure that the process progresses as efficiently as possible, the developer is requested to provide the following information:
- Completed application form, signed and dated
- Payment for the appropriate fee
- Enclosed the required plan(s) to identify location / road names / phasing / plots
- Enclosed the required ownership details if you are not the owner
This form is to be used for the naming and numbering of large development sites where new roads are to be constructed. Official road naming will therefore be required. New road names must be approved by the Council. If a new road or roads are not to be constructed then use form SNN2.