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Wales round-up: Consultation for proposed sustainable drainage regime in Wales; Plans in for 32-storey Cardiff tower scheme

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Wales: 20 May-26 May, 2017

Consultation for proposed sustainable drainage regime in Wales

The Welsh Government has begun formal consultations on its proposed mandatory regime for sustainable drainage systems for new developments.

The Planner

General Election 2017: Greens back living rent for all

The Green Party has outlined a commitment to introduce the living rent for everyone and to build zero-carbon homes.

The Planner

Plans in for 32-storey Cardiff tower scheme

Plans have been lodged for a student flats development of up to 32 storeys on the site of the offices of a law firm in central Cardiff.

Insider Media

Application for Ardagh aerosol factory submitted

Proposals for a major mixed-use regeneration scheme involving 160 new homes, offices and industrial space at the former Ardagh aerosol factory in the village of Abercanaid near Merthyr have been unveiled.

Wales Online

Opposition to Premier Inn scheme

Opposition is growing to a development scheme involving proposals for a Premier Inn in St Davids, Wales’s smallest city.

Wales Online

Snowdonia chalet plans given go-ahead at Beddgelert

Controversial plans for a luxury chalet park in Beddgelert, Snowdonia, have been approved by the national park authority.

BBC News

Anglesey nuclear power station to be smaller

The company behind proposals for a new £10 billion nuclear power station on Anglesey has unveiled a more compact design.

BBC News

New campus for Cardiff uni

Two locations have been shortlisted for Cardiff Metropolitan University's proposed new School of Technologies, which the university wants to be ready for the 2020-21 academic year.

Wales Online

Plans for a huge student accommodation scheme in Swansea 

Proposals for a for a 311-bedroom student accommodation development, part of which would be 11 storeys in height, have been unveiled for a site on the Kingsway in the centre of Swansea.

Wales Online