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Wales round-up: Post-Brexit land management debate launched; Plans in for first phase of ambitious Cardiff brewery redevelopment

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Wales: 17 February-23 February, 2018

Post-Brexit land management debate launched

Cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs Lesley Griffiths has fired the starting pistol on a debate about land management in Wales post-Brexit.

The Planner

Plans in for first phase of ambitious Cardiff brewery redevelopment

Proposals for the initial phase of ambitious plans to redevelop Cardiff's Brains Brewery site into a major city centre mixed-use riverside scheme have been lodged with the city council.

The Planner

10,000 homes waiting to be built

More than 10,000 homes with planning permission are waiting to be built in Wales, according to figures compiled by industry expert Glenigan.

Wales Online

Haverfordwest social housing approved

Plans for an 87-unit social housing scheme in Haverfordwest have been given the go-ahead by Pembrokeshire County Council.

Insider Media

Carmarthen offices project

Two new offices totalling 1,600 square metres could be built in Carmarthen after plans were lodged for a project at Parc Pensarn with Carmarthenshire County Council.

Insider Media

Welsh Water withdraws objection over Swansea homes scheme

A controversial housing scheme for more than 700 new homes in Swansea could be built above Wales’s biggest high-pressure mains pipe. Welsh Water has withdrawn objections to the scheme following discussions with the developer over moves to protect the pipe with a bund.

Wales Online

Barry Ferris wheel reinstalled

Barry Island pleasure park owner Henry Danter has reinstalled a giant Ferris wheel at the attraction. It had to be taken down last year after he failed to obtain planning permission for the eye-catching feature.

Wales Online

Newport mixed-use scheme makes progress

Newport City Council has approved an amendment to a planning application to demolish the former Sainsbury's building as part of a £60 million redevelopment scheme in Newport city centre, designed to provide student accommodation, a hotel and flats.

Free Press

New hotels lined up for Cardiff airport

A new four-star hotel and a budget hotel are being lined up for Cardiff Airport, it has emerged.

Wales Online

Ancient tree topples

One of the oldest trees in Wales, which was probably planted 1,000 years ago as a boundary marker along Offa's Dyke, has toppled over.

BBC News