Pontprennau

Pontprennau homes would have access to schools and services, inquiry hears

Pontprennau homes would have access to schools and services, inquiry hears
May 11, 2012 No Comments »

A highways expert for developers who want to build 150 houses in Pontprennau has told an inquiry there would be “viable alternatives” to car travel for families who move into the homes. Heron Land Developments is appealing a decision by ... Read More »

Plans for Pontprennau homes ‘unsustainable’, inquiry is told

Plans for Pontprennau homes ‘unsustainable’, inquiry is told
May 10, 2012 No Comments »

Plans to build 150 homes on the outskirts of Cardiff are “unsustainable” and would attract “car dependent” families because of its location, a public inquiry was told yesterday. At the second day of the hearing into the controversial proposal for ... Read More »

Inquiry launches into plans for 150 Pontprennau homes

Inquiry launches into plans for 150 Pontprennau homes
May 9, 2012 1 Comment »

A public inquiry was launched yesterday into a controversial plan to build 150 houses on the outskirts of Cardiff. The plans, which use fields off Church Road, in Pontprennau, were rejected by councillors on the city’s planning committee on the ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped
April 7, 2012 No Comments »

On Thursday, Cardiff Council released details of all the candidates nominated to stand in next month’s local election. 359 candidates from 11 different parties have been selected to contest 75 seats across the capital on May 3. The Liberal Democrats ... Read More »

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes
February 2, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff Council has announced plans for a £1.4m blitz on pothole-ridden roads in the capital. With the council pledging to spend the money over the next three financial years trying to sort out the damage caused by successive freezing winters, ... Read More »

New mural brightens up Pontprennau subway

New mural brightens up Pontprennau subway
July 12, 2011 3 Comments »

A huge mural designed to cover up graffiti and bring together members of the community has been completed in a city subway. The project, on Church Road, Pontprennau, was led by community arts charity People Around Here. The group collected ... Read More »

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North

Election 2011: Morgan versus Morgan in Cardiff North
April 20, 2011 1 Comment »

It may boast some of the city’s most affluent areas, but the tough economic climate is taking a hold of local businesses in Cardiff North. With its high-profile candidates, Cardiff North is expected to be one of the most keenly-fought ... Read More »

Developers say lack of local housing plan is stifling city

Developers say lack of local housing plan is stifling city
January 31, 2011 1 Comment »

The city will have to accept building on its greenfield spaces if it’s to be a successful capital, according to one of the developers bidding to build new homes. Owen Jones, a director at Boyer Planning, said: “It’s about setting ... Read More »

Opinion: Greenfield sites in the North need to be protected

Opinion: Greenfield sites in the North need to be protected
January 20, 2011 No Comments »

Of the 112 candidate sites submitted, 24 are in the ward of Pontprennau and Old St Mellons, the ward I represent along with my fellow ward Councillor Jane Rogers. Of those 24 sites, 19 are greenfield sites. 16 of the ... Read More »

Debate re-ignites about where to build in Cardiff

Debate re-ignites about where to build in Cardiff
January 17, 2011 4 Comments »

The debate about where to build for Cardiff’s future is set to be re-ignited as new plans are released. Candidate sites, showing where new housing estates totalling up to 4,500 homes in some cases, put the city’s greenfields under-threat once ... Read More »