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Wales round-up: £400m deal boosts Cardiff centre redevelopment; £46m to boost Welsh economy

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Wales: 19 September-25 September, 2015

£400m deal boosts Cardiff city centre redevelopment

Legal & General has signed a deal to back the £400 million redevelopment of Cardiff city centre. The move represents one of the biggest-ever property deals in Wales.

The Planner

£685m Milford Haven energy investment to bring 560 jobs

Proposals are taking shape for a new renewable energy facility at Milford Haven. The development promises hundreds of jobs and major investment in Pembrokeshire.

BBC News 

£46m to boost infrastructure and the Welsh economy

Business minister Jane Hutt has announced an additional package of over £46 million in capital investment during 2015-16 to boost infrastructure, skills and promote economic growth across Wales.

Welsh Government 

£7.5m plan to turn Hinterland building into hotel and spa

A £7.5 million plan to turn a seafront building used in crime drama Hinterland into a four-star hotel and spa plus 39 flats has been submitted to Ceredigion Council.

BBC News 

Petition handover – unconventional oil and gas planning applications

A petition calling on the minister for natural resources to call in all planning applications for unconventional oil and gas development has been handed over to the Welsh Assembly’s Petitions Committee.

National Assembly for Wales