Cardiff Council Acquires 29-Acre Site

National Grid and Wales & West Utilities has sold a former gas works site to Cardiff Council – who’re looking to bring forward a residential development on the land. The site, in Grangetown, is being targeted for redevelopment to deliver 500 much needed homes as the city bids to build 2,000 new homes in the […]

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Council to Acquire Land for Tourism Project

Newport City Council are set to buy a plot of land from Associated British Ports (ABP) as they look to create a new £12m leisure destination. They’re set to acquire the site for just under £20,000 with plans to create a new visitor centre at Newport Transporter Bridge – with land being utilised for car […]

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£133m Social Housing Funding Boost For Wales

The Welsh Government has announced an additional £133m which will be used to provide support to deliver and improve social housing across the country. The announcement, which brings the total annual budget for social housing grants to £223m, is a major coup for the sector – and it has been incredibly well received by leading […]

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UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2020

The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail […]

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Developer Gets Green Light On Appeal For Wales Project

  Developer Wales & West Housing Association has won an appeal to deliver ‘much-needed’ affordable homes in Gwersyllt in Wrexham. The scheme, which was initially refused by Wrexham Council, was sent on appeal to the Welsh Government and their appointed planning inspector has now overturned that decision.

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Sustainable ‘Living’ Building Revealed For Swansea

Hacer Developments have revealed proposals for their newest Swansea city centre development – and it is set to be covered in plants and trees. A planning application has now been submitted to Swansea Council, and developer Hacer is hoping that the scheme, once approved, could begin as early as April 2020 – and they’ll be […]

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Regeneration Specialist Compares Swansea Transformation to “Victorian” Proportions

Swansea is embracing the changing nature of Britain’s high streets, a leading Councillor has said. Cllr Rob Stewart, Cabinet Member for Economy and Strategy, told delegates at our High Streets Development Conference that the scale of changes occurring across Swansea was transformational: “About 70% of our city centre is under redevelopment, regeneration or being refurbished […]

Posted by: John Clark

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