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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 5, Guildhall, Swansea. View directions

Contact: Scrutiny 636292 

No. Item


Disclosure of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.


·         None


Notes pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To approve & sign the Notes of the previous meeting(s) as a correct record.

Additional documents:


·         Approved


Project Update Report

·         Phil Homes – Head of Planning and City Regeneration

·         Huw Mowbray -  Development and Physical Regeneration Strategic Manager



Phase 1


·         Detailed design work being worked up

·         Right to light issues still being negotiated

·         Hotel bids are being short listed – approx. 150 beds in a 4* hotels

·         Residential aspect progressing wth Pobl

·         Bridge will now allow cycling across

·         Options are being explored for a 5G test bed

·         Business case timelines and 5 case business model discussed

·         Cabinet report due in summer

·         Red flag on ‘resources’ relates to staffing – adverts out now to recruit




·         Will employ new contractor on Kingsway

·         Currently making the site safe

·         Some issues to work through with new contractor but confident going forward

·         Up to date due diligence being done on new contractor

·         Officers worked very hard to deal with the issue


Kingsway Strategy


·         Car parking strategy being developed


Kingsway Digital Village


·         Looking at planning consent and contractors this year

·         Look at designs later in the year

·         Need 50% of the building let before the build, people are already interested

·         Council will do core elements of the fit out


City Deal


·         Meeting late March to sign off the business case and move forward


Strategic Sites


·         Castle Square, Felindre, Mariner St, Phase 2, Swansea Vale, SPG and Swansea Bay Regeneration all moving forward

·         Request to add the Wind St development to the Dashboard report


Tawe Corridor


·         Ongoing discussions between Welsh Government and Skyline

·         Permission to start been granted on Powerhouse redevelopment

·         Congratulations to Paul Relf’s team on the funding achievement


Exclusion of the Public pdf icon PDF 112 KB


Swansea Central Phase 1 - Presentation

·         A presentation on the progress and detail of Swansea Central Phase 1.

There will also be opportunity for a question and answer session.


Panel discussed excluded items


Work Plan 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 60 KB


·         Discussed

Letter to Cabinet Member pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Response from Cabinet Member pdf icon PDF 295 KB


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