This is a map showing the locations of Chicken Sheds in Powys where either Planning Consent has been given or the application is In Planning. These are the coloured “balloon” icons. The Legend is to the left.
It also shows environmentally sensitive areas such as SSSIs, ESAs, SACs, and our county Wildlife Trusts’ Reserves. These are the green circle, diamond and star icons.
You can zoom in and drag the map around, and click on an icon for further information. The icons in the title bar of the map provide further options and information.
A larger version of the map may be viewed in Google by clicking here.
If you click on the square greenish icon lower left on the Menu Bar – the leftmost icon on the Title Bar will show it – the base map goes to aerial view. You can then zoom in on specific farm icons and in, most cases, see the shed(s) on the farm. Also the outdoor chicken runs are visible on some of the farms. (It is important to note that the aerial imagery, Google, is several years old in many cases and so the image may not reflect the actual current state of the farm.)
We update this map periodically [last update from information to hand as at 16th December 2019]. The Chicken Shed detail is based on information publicly available on the Powys planning portal. The environmentally sensitive areas are based on information in the public domain.
We maintain a spreadsheet of all applications which have appeared on Powys Planning weekly list since 22nd June 2015. This spreadsheet is available on request. Please email us to request a copy of this spreadsheet.
We have also prepared some further maps, including an animated map, and some detailed analysis which may be found here. We have prepared the maps in good faith but they are obviously reliant on the accuracy of the source data (and our own errors!). Please notify us of any errors or omissions.
We submitted a Petition to the Welsh Assembly in May 2018 to urge the Welsh Government to take long-term strategic action to ensure that the poultry product industry is environmentally sustainable. You can find details of our petition here.
[Revised January 2020]