Tagged: development

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The ‘Precinct’ Latest

Most people have noticed that great big hole in the ground now and many have asked what’s going to go in there. Well, the council’s ‘latest’ plans (they do change their minds quite a bit) are to put a God-awful ugly building with offices, gym and library there. Horray! Maybe…...

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Precinct Plans Out

Even though RCT asked the residents of the town what they wanted for the derelict precinct site they have once again completely ignored the views of the people, just as they did with the environmentally-unfriendly Lido. Details of the major plans to revitalise the former Pontypridd precinct site have been revealed...

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Precinct Plans

Right on cue – just before the Welsh Assembly elections – Labour-run RCT council have unveiled plans for the derelict 1960s Taff Vale Precinct in Pontypridd town centre, which the council has owned for a year and so far done nothing with. This month though the council has released two designs of buildings...

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Friends of Mynydd y Glyn

A group opposed to the construction of a new wind farm on Mynydd y Glyn mountain, Pontypridd, are holding a public rally this weekend. The protest at 11am on Sunday in the car park of the Queen’s Head Pub, Penycoedcae, Pontypridd, has been organised by Friends of Mynydd y Glyn, which...

RCT Council Buy Precinct 0

RCT Council Buy Precinct

RCT Council has bought the former site of Pontypridd’s famous precinct. It is hoped cabinet members will be “in a position to begin considering potential ideas” for the site by the end of the summer. Now the council will begin talks with other public sector organisations over its future. Council...

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Precinct Development

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is in the process of purchasing the Taff Vale site in Pontypridd. Thanks to Welsh Government funding announced this week through the Vibrant and Viable Places Programme, the Council is set to purchase the long leasehold interest for the former Taff Vale Precinct. The key Pontypridd...

Pontypridd to waste even more millions! 0

Pontypridd to waste even more millions!

Pontypridd town centre is set to waste yet another £5.98m of Welsh Government cash. They take the Muni Arts Centre from us but try to keep us quiet by offering cash for the YMCA building. Some money will go to build social and affordable housing above shops on main commercial...