local development plan

Cabinet approves LDP preferred strategy

Cabinet approves LDP preferred strategy
October 19, 2012 No Comments »

The blueprint for development in Cardiff over the next 14 years is set to go before full council, after the local authority’s cabinet members gave the strategy their backing. Cardiff Council unveiled its Local Development Plan (LDP) Preferred Strategy back ... Read More »

McEvoy plans Save Our City campaigns to oppose LDP

McEvoy plans Save Our City campaigns to oppose LDP
September 13, 2012 No Comments »

There are plans for a campaign to oppose possible building on green areas in Cardiff as part of the Local Development Plan. A meeting, organised by Plaid Cymru councillor Neil McEvoy, will be held at Pentrebane Primary School at 7pm ... Read More »

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy
July 20, 2012 No Comments »

The former deputy leader of Cardiff council is considering a legal bid to force a re-run of the election in his ward, claiming Labour misled residents over the Local Development Plan (LDP). Plaid Cymru’s Fairwater councillor Neil McEvoy has long ... Read More »

Concerns Cardiff could become ‘concrete jungle’ of new homes

Concerns Cardiff could become ‘concrete jungle’ of new homes
May 10, 2011 3 Comments »

Almost 55,000 new homes could have to built in Cardiff by 2026 to house the city’s booming population. Civic leaders warned the vast urban sprawl could wipe out the city’s cherished green fields and transform the city into a “concrete ... Read More »

Plaid leader attacks Labour over development plan

Plaid leader attacks Labour over development plan
March 29, 2011 3 Comments »

The deputy leader of Cardiff council has hit out at the Labour group for not supporting his motion on the development of the city. Fairwater councillor Neil McEvoy tabled a document declaring the Local Development Plan process as “not fit ... Read More »

Council to go “head-to-head” with Assembly Government over new homes

Council to go “head-to-head” with Assembly Government over new homes
March 25, 2011 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s civic leaders last night vowed to go head-to-head with the Assembly Government to “save” the capital from being swamped with tens of thousands of new homes. At a full council meeting, parties across the political divide expressed astonishment at ... Read More »

New vision for Cardiff’s development to be debated

New vision for Cardiff’s development to be debated
March 10, 2011 2 Comments »

The growth of Cardiff will be pushed back up the political agenda this month as the first documents emerge in a new local development plan. An official sign of Cardiff council’s change in building on greenfield land will go before ... Read More »

Rhiwbina development plans cause anger

Rhiwbina development plans cause anger
February 11, 2011 No Comments »

Dramatic development proposals put forward in a North Cardiff council ward as part of the latest local development plan could ruin the way of life there, residents have warned. As part of Cardiff council’s latest local development plan, 112 potential ... 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: We need a grown up approach to development

Opinion: We need a grown up approach to development
January 25, 2011 3 Comments »

Cardiff’s Local Development Plan is one of the most important documents, if not the most important, that Cardiff council is called upon to produce. It lays the foundations which will shape our city for a generation or more. It determines ... Read More »