Planning

Protests at County Hall as councillors appoint Splott incinerator firm for waste contract

Protests at County Hall as councillors appoint Splott incinerator firm for waste contract
February 8, 2013 4 Comments »

Protesters gathered outside Cardiff County Hall yesterday as councillors appointed the firm constructing the controversial Splott incinerator as the preferred bidder for a multi-million-pound waste contract. The Prosiect Gwyrdd Joint Committee met at the council’s offices in Cardiff Bay to ... Read More »

Cardiff’s historic buildings at risk of falling into ‘rack and ruin’, warns Civic Society

Cardiff’s historic buildings at risk of falling into ‘rack and ruin’, warns Civic Society
February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Scores of historic buildings across Cardiff could fall into “rack and ruin” as cuts bite into the budgets of public bodies, the Cardiff Civic Society has warned. The body’s chairwoman warned in a public meeting that many buildings were falling ... Read More »

Open Spaces Society voices objection to Pentyrch wind turbine proposal

Open Spaces Society voices objection to Pentyrch wind turbine proposal
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

A proposal to build a wind turbine just outside Cardiff has raised concerns about the possible impact on nearby open spaces. The application to build a single 50W turbine in Pentyrch is currently under consideration by the council. The wind ... Read More »

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract

Splott incinerator chosen as preferred bidder for £1bn waste contract
February 1, 2013 7 Comments »

An incinerator being built in Cardiff has today been announced as the preferred bidder for a £1bn contract to burn thousands of tonnes of waste from across South Wales. Viridor, the company building an incinerator at Trident Park in Splott, ... Read More »

Cardiff Bay ‘worst example of waterside regeneration’

Cardiff Bay ‘worst example of waterside regeneration’
January 30, 2013 6 Comments »

Cardiff Bay is a contender for the “worst example of waterside regeneration in Britain”, according to a planning specialist born in the city. Adrian Jones, an award-winning consultant who grew up in the city but moved away 40 years ago, ... Read More »

Insole Court revamp gets the go-ahead

Insole Court revamp gets the go-ahead
January 23, 2013 No Comments »

Plans to revamp Cardiff’s Gothic Victorian mansion, Insole Court, have been given the go ahead. The £4.5m renovation project will see the interior and upper floors of the main house restored, outbuildings brought back into use, and a community centre ... Read More »

Decision due on Insole Court restoration plans

Decision due on Insole Court restoration plans
January 22, 2013 No Comments »

A decision on plans for the renovation and restoration of Insole Court will be made by councillors at a special meeting of Cardiff Council’s planning committee tomorrow, with proposals to return the Gothic Victorian mansion to its former glory set ... Read More »

Planning round-up: January 2013

Planning round-up: January 2013
January 9, 2013 4 Comments »

View Planning round-up: January 2013 in a larger map There were just seven applications on the agenda for Cardiff Council’s planning committee this afternoon, but they included a controversial application to build a wakeboard and water skiing park off Atlantic ... Read More »

City centre Seren development site goes back on the market

City centre Seren development site goes back on the market
January 9, 2013 No Comments »

A prime site in the centre of Cardiff which had been intended for a 32-storey apartment skyscraper has been put back on the market. The site of the former planning offices of Cardiff council – adjacent to Cardiff Central railway ... Read More »

Planning preview: January 2013

Planning preview: January 2013
January 7, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff council’s planning committee will hold its first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday, and we’ve mapped all the applications that will be considered by councillors. It’s a fairly quiet month, but the one application likely to cause a lot of ... Read More »