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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3A, Guildhall, Swansea. View directions

Contact: Scrutiny 636292 

No. Item


Disclosure of Personal and Prejudicial Interests.


·         None


Notes pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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

Additional documents:


·         Approved


Project Update Report pdf icon PDF 221 KB

·         Phil Homes – Head of Planning and City Regeneration

·         Huw Mowbray -  Development and Physical Regeneration Strategic Manage



Phase 1

·         Things are developing and Buckingham has been appointed

·         Meet the buyer event was very successful

·         Want local supply chain involved

·         Green infrastructure consultants looking at green walls

·         Ongoing right to light issues

·         Shortlisting for hotel currently

·         Discussing digital options with various providers

·         Looking at relocating the church hall

·         Business case not yet signed off

·         Preparation work has cost about £16m

·         Pobl creating 33 properties with a mix of tenure

·         Want to encourage living in the City Centre

·         Looking at quality apprenticeships

·         Early July should see the fixed price from Buckingham

·         New posts in department interviewing imminently

·         Hoping for business case sign off in next month

·         Will procure locally where possible



·         Council are making the site safe

·         Discussions with new body to take over the contract

·         Commend Martin Nicholls and his team

·         Discussions over where the compound could be

·         Hoping to finish Kingsway at the end of November as scheduled, subject to discussions


Kingsway – Strategy and Digital

·         Awaiting element of parking strategy

·         Working with consultants on strategy


Kingsway – Digital Village

·         Looking at designs to be submitted this year

·         Somewhere for businesses to go

·         Trying to keep students in Swansea, creating vibrant spaces

·         Discussed connectivity between St Thomas and SA1/City Centre

·         City Deal money makes projects viable ongoing


City Deal

·         FPR7 to come to Cabinet with firm capital costs and Terms and Conditions

·         Full income and expenditure report included


Strategic Sites

·         All moving forward


Tawe Riverside Corridor

·         Skyline ongoing

·         Looking at park and ride in Swansea Bay


Exclusion of the Public pdf icon PDF 112 KB


Business Case Update


·         Panel discussed excluded items


Work Plan 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 61 KB


·         Next meeting will look at Wales Audit Report

·         End of year review will be in next meeting

Letter to Cabinet Member pdf icon PDF 162 KB


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