Proposed Development

Virginia Green

Caerphilly, CF83 3SW

Learn about our plans for an exciting new community in Caerphilly

We are working closely with Caerphilly County Borough Council to develop plans for an exciting new community at the former Virginia Park Golf Club, in Caerphilly.

Our proposals for Phase 1A at Virginia Park include plans for 90 properties, a mixture of three and four bedroom homes, which are perfect for young and growing families. We will also provide six affordable housing properties for local people in need. Once complete, the entire development will consist of approximately 350 homes.

The wider development will include include plans for a play area, sports pitch and changing facilities and an equipped area of play.

Virginia Green is located  just over half a mile away from Caerphilly town centre and 3.5 miles away from the A470, making it the perfect development for commuters.
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Our proposal for Virginia Green


We want to create a thriving new community in Caerphilly. Our plans for Virginia Green are in line with the approved outline planning permission, which was granted by Caerphilly County Borough Council on 5 December 2019.
The development will provide a mixture of house types for both private sale and affordable living.

The local community will also benefit from additional public open space, play areas, sports pitches, changing facilities and financial contributions to local education, health, transport and environmental projects. 


The appearance of the new homes will be reflective of the local area and we’ll use locally sourced materials to ensure the development is in keeping with the existing houses nearby. 
The properties that will face outwards towards Heol Bro Wen on Phase 1A will feature a front elevation of reconstituted stone, as per the design requirements set by the local planning authority. Properties inside the development will be built to our specification. 

Homes proposed

Our proposals for Phase 1A at Virginia Park include 84 private and 6 affordable properties, bringing the total of new homes to 90. Once complete, Virginia Park will feature 350 new homes.
The majority of the houses on Phase 1A will be two storey, with a mix of detached, semi-detached and terraced designs available.

Our proposals features


We understand that a brand new residential development will impact upon the existing community and we have carefully considered this as we have developed our proposals. 

Initially, access to Virginia Park Phase 1A will come from Heol Bro Wen. The new entrance to the development will be located on the spine road through Phase 1A and 1B. Smaller secondary roads will split off from the spine road, leading to cul-de-sac streets and private driveways. 

A transport assessment was completed as part of the process to gain outline planning approval. This confirms that the road network surrounding the proposed development has sufficient capacity to accommodate the traffic that will be generated. 

Cycling and walking will be encouraged and a network of footpaths and cycleways will provide easy access to surrounding areas.


We have prepared a flood risk assessment and surface water drainage strategy to ensure that an appropriate drainage strategy is put in place.


Preserving and enhancing local wildlife is a key consideration when we plan and build new developments. We have carried out a number of ecological surveys to identify any ecological constraints on the site. 
Working closely with ecologists, the surveys identified no evidence of any protected species and the area is considered to be of little ecological value. Despite this, bat and bird boxes will be introduced to improve the local wildlife population.

Our approach features

Previous use

Virginia Green will be built on the site of the former Virginia Park Golf Club, which closed in 2017.

Previous planning applications

We received outline planning permission for Virginia Green from Caerphilly County Borough Council in 2019.
The outline planning permission establishes the principle of the development. Our reserved matters planning application deals with the finer details of the development, such as the mix, layout and design of the homes.  

Previous consultations and feedback

We value comments from the local people and listen to all feedback we receive so that we can deliver new communities where people want to live.

As part of the process of securing reserved matters planning permission for Virginia Green, we engaged with the local community, Caerphilly County Borough Council and key stakeholders. We have taken on board the feedback received during this process, and it has helped us to shape our more detailed plans for the site. 

History of the site features

Economic benefits

We want to deliver new homes and facilities that positively integrate with and enhance the local community.

If our reserved matters planning application is approved, we will make a financial contribution to Caerphilly County Borough Council which will be used to improve local infrastructure and facilities.

While the council will decide how our contribution is spent, it could go towards improving local roads, supporting delivery of new sporting facilities, expanding existing healthcare centres or developing educational facilities.

Open space

Ensuring our residents and the local community have access to beautiful green open spaces is a key consideration. 

Our plans for the first phase of Virginia Green include a play area, which will be created to encourage residents and their families to meet neighbours and friends and help to foster a vibrant new community.

Amenities and facilities

We aim to support the communities in which we build. One way in which we do this is by providing new facilities that local people will benefit from.
The first phase of this development will provide:

Affordable housing
A local area of play

Once complete, the whole development will provide the following:

A local equipped area of play
3 local areas of play
A sports pitch
Changing facilities

Community benefits features