local development plan

Cardiff in 2020: City needs a new plan

July 29, 2010 3 Comments »

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. Harold Wilson, Prime Minister for a total of seven years and 279 days The city is embarking – again, after an ... Read More »

Community groups meet to discuss new local development plan

July 13, 2010 1 Comment »

A meeting hosted by Cardiff Civic Society to discuss the “procedural juggernaut” that is Cardiff Council’s local development plan (LDP) called on better consultation with communities. The juggernaut remark was made by chairperson of the Society, Peter Cox, as he ... Read More »

New local development plan up for discussion

July 5, 2010 No Comments »

Cardiff Council has released a new timetable for its draft Local Development Plan (LDP) after withdrawing its previous effort. The Council was forced to withdraw the plan after a Planning Inspector from the Welsh Assembly questioned the “soundness” of the ... Read More »

New Cardiff development will require ‘leadership and vision’

April 28, 2010 No Comments »

With Cardiff’s local development plan being withdrawn it was with interest that planners, students and interested civic groups gathered to hear what a ‘Master Planner’ had to say about urban development. Roger Evans of Studio Real was at Cardiff University ... Read More »

Cardiff on the web digest: 25/03/10

March 25, 2010 No Comments »

Every week we’re going to be digesting the best of Cardiff on the web. Be it the latest videos, interesting blog posts, new websites, or old ones that are doing something new – this will feature anything and everything Cardiff ... Read More »

Live blog: Cardiff Council meeting

March 25, 2010 No Comments »

Live updates are below We’ll be live blogging the full meeting of Cardiff Council, coverage starting at 4 PM live from County Hall. The big topics on the agenda are: The potential withdrawl of the local development plan Whether councillor’s ... Read More »

Inspector’s view on local development plan shows Council who is boss

March 24, 2010 No Comments »

It is encouraging to find that there is someone in our complex bureaucracy who can take an objective approach to a political idea. That this has come from within the Welsh Assembly Government is somewhat surprising but welcome nevertheless. The ... Read More »

Inspector has ‘serious concerns’ over Cardiff local development plan

February 25, 2010 9 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been questioned by the Welsh Assembly Government’s planning inspectors. At a public meeting in City Hall on Thursday 25th February 2010 with over 130 people in attendance the planning inspectors, Anthony Thickett and ... Read More »

Mapping Cardiff’s local development plan

February 11, 2010 2 Comments »

Cardiff Council has urged the Assembly’s environment minister to accept it’s local development plan, but the Assembly could choose to force the Council to build on greenfield sites. We’ve mapped the local development plan proposed alternative sites that show areas ... Read More »