Published: 18th Oct 2019

Cardiff East is the focus of a new economic strategy to help regenerate an area of the city that has previously missed out on major investments. According to the council, those living in communities in Cardiff East are over four times more likely to live in one of Wale’s most deprived areas compared with the national average with levels of unemployment a third higher than the rest of the city and The new development will aim to address these issues by improving public transport infrastructure, improving connectivity and developing new green industries. A new working group will be set up to steer the new strategy. This group will report to a Cabinet Sub-Committee responsible for developing a delivery strategy that considers land assembly and acquisitions. Further consultation and stakeholder engagement will take place with local members on each individual project before determining detailed plans. Cllr Russel Goodway, cabinet member for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)