WORK to a listed building  in Newcastle Emlyn could be done if the plans are approved.

Amgueddfa Cymru - Museum Wales has put in a listed building consent application for work to be carried out at the National Wool Museum in Velindre, Llandysul.

The work is listed to be ‘minor internal alterations, repair and refurbishment of Weaving Shed and adjacent outbuilding, including upgrading of MEP system and fixtures.’

In the application, it asks whether there will be any demolition to the Grade II listed building where it is selected as ‘yes’ for demolition of part of the listed building.

The demolition will affect a 25 cubic metre part of the building which was built around January 1984. The part of the building to be demolished is the modern internal partition walls forming the existing WC and kitchen so that the WC can be upgraded into a WC and shower facility and kitchenette to ‘better serve 21st century needs and operation of the Weaving Shed and adjacent outbuilding.

With the walls, the external face will keep the random rubble stone but will remove the failed lime mortar to joints and the cementitious mortar. It will be re-pointed with suitable traditional lime based mortar.

The internal face will remain with the existing limewashed brick facing and friable areas will be redecorated with limewash.

The roof covering will remain with the Welsh slate with clay ridge tiles, with repaired or replaced slates and ridge tiles where needed. The windows will have like-for-like repairs and redecorated with suitable exterior paint such as linseed oil paint. The same will be said for the external doors. The internal doors will remain as existing.

The original cast iron rainwater goods will be retained where possible, as well as replacing the existing UPVC sections with painted cast iron or aluminium to match the profile of the original cast iron.

The full plans can be seen at and searching for reference PL/06679. Any comments relating to the application can be made via the above link, by emailing or by writing to Planning Services, Civic Offices, Crescent Road, Llandeilo, SA19 6HW. If using the latter two ways, the reference number must be included in the representation and representations must be received by November 15.