Published: 13th May 2020

The transformation of a Victorian railway building into an entertainment and business complex is nearing completion having secured a £2.9m investment from the Development Bank of Wales. Due to open later this year, the 1880s goods shed on Hood Road, Barry is part of the Innovation Quarter at Barry Waterfront, a joint regeneration venture between the Vale of Glamorgan Council and the Welsh Government. The mixed-use scheme will include a shipping container village and apartment complex. The fully let and sold scheme is being developed by DS Properties (Goods Shed) Limited and is expected to create around 150 jobs. Following careful planning in line with government guidelines, work on site has resumed following an initial pause at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown. The £2.9 million loan from the Development Bank of Wales comes from the Wales Stalled Sites Fund. The fund provides loans for residential developments in Wales that are unable to be … (To read the full article, subscribe below)