Issue details

Approval to acquire a housing development site at Iorwerth Jones, Trenchard Drive, Llanishen from Cardiff & The Vale Health Board.

The council has an opportunity to purchase a former care home, Iorwerth Jones, from the Health Board for an agreed sum. As this is over £1m Cabinet approval is required.

A planning brief has been undertaken identifying development potential & planning constraints. Site investigation work has been undertaken as has due diligence. A viability assessment has been made which indicates that a council housing scheme on this site is viable.

There is a large demand for housing in this area and a range of family homes and a small number of flats for council rent is being proposed.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/12/2018

Decision due: 13 Dec 2018 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Investment & Development

Lead director: Corporate Director of People and Communities

Scrutiny Consideration: Green/Gwyrdd


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