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Dumball's Road

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Re: Dumball's Road

PostTue Jan 19, 2021 9:27 am



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Re: Dumball's Road

PostTue Jan 19, 2021 10:09 am

Looks good. Any idea where the public consultation is available to view?


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Re: Dumball's Road

PostTue Jan 19, 2021 4:05 pm

Also reported on WalesOnline ... n-19650642

Just make sure you don't read the comments for sanity of mind


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Re: Dumball's Road

PostWed Jan 20, 2021 3:16 pm

After years of false dawns it will be great to see this large and important site making some progress at last. There are some good features in this plan; the footbridge is very welcome and the Riverside walkway will be well used (especially if the section past Century Wharf is opened up - pressure may need to be applied there...). The grid pattern of the streets should encourage people to pass through the new development, and if space is provided at ground level for small businesses, shops, cafes etc, the streets should be attractive and lively.

There is one area that needs a rethink - where the new streets meet the river, that nice neat grid pattern collapses and instead there is a series of lumpy buildings sitting at random angles. They don"t relate to each other, nor to the river. The design of that area really does look like an afterthought - hopefully it is not too late to try again.


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Re: Dumball's Road

PostMon Mar 01, 2021 6:52 pm

Anyone know this development’s roadmap? Construction start etc. Can’t load the documents.
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Re: Dumball's Road

PostWed Mar 03, 2021 2:04 am

The consultation website appears to be taken down, but I downloaded some of the Design & Access Statement which states:

Planning application early 2021
Construction starting 2022 continuing to 2032. Four phases considered -
Phase 1 - central section between CAV College and River.
Phase 2 - northern section towards Penarth Road
Phase 3 & 4 - southern sections
Build it and they will come.
Get it wrong and they will fall off.

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