local development plan

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development
January 24, 2011 No Comments »

As part of the formal process of producing a plan for the future of Cardiff as a capital city, developers and builders have to be invited to identify candidate sites which they would like to see developed. It is important ... Read More »

Opinion: Butetown is facing a housing squeeze

Opinion: Butetown is facing a housing squeeze
January 22, 2011 1 Comment »

Butetown is an area of Cardiff that has seen a dramatic increase in new development over the last 20 years. The Local Development Plan is exactly that – a plan for the future of our local communities and it must ... Read More »

Opinion: Greenhill school plans rile Rhiwbina

Opinion: Greenhill school plans rile Rhiwbina
January 21, 2011 No Comments »

The Local Development Plan (LDP) has now received submissions from developers and agents for alternative sites which should be included in the new LDP. In Rhiwbina there are three sites which have been nominated for inclusion. The first alternative site ... Read More »

Rhiwbina residents get chance for their say on LDP

January 20, 2011 No Comments »

Independent councillors in Rhiwbina have organised a meeting to discuss alternative sites in the ward which developers have submitted for the Local Development Plan. The meeting will be held on Tuesday February 8 at All Saints Church Heol y Felin. ... 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 »

Landfill plan for Llanishen Reservoir

Landfill plan for Llanishen Reservoir
January 12, 2011 6 Comments »

Campaigners who battled to get a Cardiff reservoir as a listed site could now see it turned into a rubbish dump. Western Power Distribution (WPD) Ltd who own Llanishen Reservoir have applied for permission to build housing or a landfill ... Read More »

Civic Society blasts council plan for “ignoring climate change”

Civic Society blasts council plan for “ignoring climate change”
December 8, 2010 No Comments »

A charity committed to improving Cardiff’s natural and built environment has criticised a part of the council’s new local development plan. Cardiff Civic Society claim the ‘Draft Sustainability and Environmental Impact Assessment’ fails to properly address the effect of climate ... Read More »

Campaigners question local development consultation

Campaigners question local development consultation
December 6, 2010 2 Comments »

A series of events to plan the future of Cardiff have come under-fire from campaigners and local residents, who branded the consultation “non-existent”. Four events across the city last week managed to attract just 100 people to have their say ... Read More »

What will Cardiff be like in 2020?

What will Cardiff be like in 2020?
November 10, 2010 1 Comment »

Cardiff council are consulting on how residents want the city to be in 2020. The answers will help form the city’s Local Development Plan, the document that helps decide where new developments are built in Cardiff. A few months ago ... Read More »