The approximately 37,000 s/f residential building was constructed on a former brownfield location
once owned by the City of New York.
The council's planning report on the scheme concluded: "The proposed development would provide regeneration benefits and apply the principles of good urban design whilst making a positive contribution to the character of the area." It added that the proposal made use of a sustainable brownfield location
'The gaming laws are changing and Cardiff is proving attractive for several reasons, including its brownfield location
and also because the site will be a resort.'
During that time it was designated as a Brownfield location
. The lot formerly served as a gas station and the soil was contaminated from a petroleum spill.
The company, Express Power, is working closely with the Welsh Assembly Government to identify a suitable brownfield location
and several sites are under review.
Six flats and 12 three storey houses are planned for the brownfield location
, prices likely to be from pounds 140,000 to pounds 175,000.
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The first step will be to form a committee to identify potential brownfield locations
in the region, performing what is called a Phase I assessment at each site to decide if further steps should be taken.
The Future Home Fund for example will bring PS25m of new investment to help stimulate the housing market and bring forward the development of affordable homes in brownfield locations
The company, which specialises in bringing brownfield locations
back into use, want to create a housing development of up to 200 houses at the site.