This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
and generated high growth businesses. Global leaders in sectors including technology, manufacturing, distribution, financial services and government services are located here - Admiral, Gocompare.com, Airbus, SPTS, Lloyds Banking Group, Next Generation Data (Europe’s largest Tier 3 data centre), the Office for National Statistics and the Intellectual Property Office.


Newport is home to: the UK’s first software academy, creating developers with relevant industry skills; the University of South Wales’ cyber academy, developing the next generation of cyber security experts; the Alacrity Foundation UK, mentoring hi-tech entrepreneurs; and TESTIA, training highly-skilled engineers for the aerospace industry.


In their draft National Development Framework 2020-2040, Welsh Government has stated that it wants to make Newport “the focus for regional growth and investment”. It goes on to state that the Welsh Government is “determined to see development and growth in Newport, allowing the city to fulfil its potential as a second focal point for the region” and that Newport has “significant brownfield development opportunities” and “emerging highly- skilled employment opportunities in the transport and digital communications sectors”.


New development opportunities are available in the City and we are keen to use our expertise in assisting new partners with ideas and vision for creating further wealth and prosperity.


Opportunities


Glan Llyn – A major regeneration project is transforming the 600 acre former Llanwern Steelworks site into a new community with a £1.5m business park, 4,000 new homes, a primary school and a planned railway station. The development will create 6,000 new jobs, and employment units constructed so far include a base for Amazon. The


COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MONTHLY 2020


site is close to the M4 motorway so well located to operate as a logistical hub. There remains significant capacity for further investment for both residential and commercial developments.


Garrison Barclay is developing The Hub, a 54,060 Sq Ft (5,022 Sq M) former Royal Mail Sorting Office site into a mixed use scheme, incorporating high quality grade A office space.


Market Arcade – Refurbishment of the Grade II listed Market Arcade will provide flexible working space. Completion is anticipated mid- 2020 and we are working with partners to find new potential uses for the arcade.


Newport Market – In partnership with LoftCo, the historic Grade II listed Market will be redeveloped in a £12m programme that will create apartments, a tech hub, central food hall and performance space.


Phase II of the city centre Cambrian Centre will provide an opportunity for mixed use commercial and business development, alongside the successful Admiral building and close to the railway station.


The 43 ha Solutia site has an excellent strategic location and is allocated for B1, B2 and B8 uses. The site’s proximity to Newport’s International Sports Village also gives potential for leisure use.


In addition, planning consent has been given for a 2.7 ha mixed use scheme on a former Sainsburys site on Newport's riverfront and Newport Docks provides an opportunity to provide port related employment.


To find out more contact Newport City Council’s Regeneration and Economic Development Team on 01633 656656 or visit www.cityofnewport.wales


31


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68