local development plan

Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row

Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row
March 22, 2013 3 Comments »

A Cardiff resident has demanded a public apology from the council’s deputy leader in a bitter dispute over Labour’s election leaflets. Paul Seligman claims Councillor Ralph Cook was wrong to describe the city resident’s recollection of a controversial Labour campaign ... Read More »

Cardiff Council to look again at population growth estimates for LDP

Cardiff Council to look again at population growth estimates for LDP
March 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Cardiff Council will look again at the population growth estimates used to draw up its local development plan, after residents raised concerns that they were too high. The city’s planning boss, Councillor Ralph Cook, has released details of the consultation ... Read More »

South Wales councils express concern over Cardiff LDP

South Wales councils express concern over Cardiff LDP
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

Four Labour-run South Wales councils are concerned at plans by their own party to massively expand Cardiff, warning it could worsen traffic and stifle growth. Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Newport and the Vale of Glamorgan councils have responded to Cardiff ... Read More »

Cardiff North MP Jonathan Evans says LDP would leave city ‘permanently gridlocked’

Cardiff North MP Jonathan Evans says LDP would leave city ‘permanently gridlocked’
January 3, 2013 No Comments »

Cardiff would become a “permanently gridlocked” city if plans for more than 45,000 new homes go ahead as part of its local development plan, it has been claimed. Jonathan Evans, Conservative MP for Cardiff North, has added his voice to ... Read More »

Save Creigiau campaign collects 1,100 signatures against Cardiff’s LDP

Save Creigiau campaign collects 1,100 signatures against Cardiff’s LDP
December 13, 2012 1 Comment »

Campaigners objecting to Cardiff Council’s local development plan (LDP) preferred strategy have accused city councillors of “building castles in the air” as they handed over a petition signed by more than 1,000 people. The LDP preferred strategy adopted by Cardiff ... Read More »

Creigiau campaigners meet to launch LDP fight

Creigiau campaigners meet to launch LDP fight
November 26, 2012 1 Comment »

A campaign group set up to fight proposals for almost 3,000 new homes near Creigiau has held its first meeting, with members claiming the plans are the “biggest threat we have ever faced as a community”. Cardiff Council’s Local Development ... Read More »

What you said about Cardiff’s LDP

What you said about Cardiff’s LDP
October 26, 2012 3 Comments »

A majority of Cardiff residents do not believe the city needs the 45,000 new homes proposed in the council’s Local Development Plan, and half are opposed to building on greenfield land, according to a survey by yourCardiff. We asked people ... Read More »

What do you think of Cardiff’s LDP?

What do you think of Cardiff’s LDP?
October 26, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff councillors yesterday approved the council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) preferred strategy for consultation purposes, agreeing in principle to the development of 45,000 houses across Cardiff over the next 14 years. It’s the biggest step forward in Cardiff’s development for ... Read More »

Cardiff’s LDP agreed after fiery council debate

Cardiff’s LDP agreed after fiery council debate
October 25, 2012 2 Comments »

A blueprint for the future development of Cardiff – setting out where more than 45,000 new homes will rise up over the next 14 years – was agreed tonight. But Cardiff council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) Preferred Strategy sparked a ... Read More »

Cardiff LDP debate: Live blog

Cardiff LDP debate: Live blog
October 25, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s Local Development Plan (LDP) Preferred Strategy – setting out the blueprint for development in the city over the next 14 years – was approved by the city’s councillors on Thursday night at a meeting of the full council. The ... Read More »