The Spur proposal’s threat to the Jenkins family farm

Gethin Jenkins and his son Rhys Jenkins are members of the Stop The Spur campaign.

The Jenkins family farm, Model Farm, has been operational since the 1930s. In fact Rhys is the fourth generation of the family to live and work on the farm.

Among the many other reasons why the Vale rail spur proposal is a bad idea, it would build on a large section of the farm and render it completely unviable as a business.

We have good reasons to think that the driving force behind the rail spur proposal is not primarily the airport but agendas on the part of the landowners and developers.

Watch the video to hear the Jenkins’ story in their own words.

Sign the petition against the spur proposal.

3 thoughts on “The Spur proposal’s threat to the Jenkins family farm

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  2. Your video says that the Jenkins’s have farmed the land on the proposed spur route for generations.

    Were the Jenkins’s farming the land when the Vale of Glamorgan Railway originally built railway through the area?

    And what about in 1898 when Porthkerry Viaduct partially collapsed and the VOGR built loop line – which passed precisely through where the Cardiff airport terminal building is today?

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