June 21, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Construction Update

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales, who have updated me on the progress of the construction works.   Construction works within Railway Gardens (the Sandies) are complete, with the reinstatement and planting now well underway. Construction works in Waterloo Gardens and Roath Mill Gardens will now be focusing on the paved areas, and viewing platform / dais, …

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March 26, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Waterloo Bridge Work Starts Today

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales, who as part of the defence scheme, will be replacing the existing Waterloo Road Bridge.  NRW will be starting planning and surfacing works today, Monday 26th March until Wednesday 28th March.  NRW are asking all residents not to park in the red and blue areas shown on the sketch below. During the works on Monday and …

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March 16, 2018

Roath Flood Scheme: Phase Three PAUSED

I have today been contacted by Natural Resources Wales in regards to ‘phase 3’ of the Roath Flood Scheme. NRW have announced that they are pausing tree felling and construction for four months.   Their position is set out in full below:  We have agreed to pause tree felling and construction in Roath Brook Gardens and Roath Mill Gardens (Phase 3 of the …

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January 22, 2018

Roath Brook Flood Scheme: Workshops

A series of workshops are to be held next week to discuss the Roath Brook flood scheme. This is an opportunity for residents to discuss the scheme directly with the people who are delivering it and get answers to any questions you may have. NRW will also provide a brief presentation about: the background to the scheme why it’s needed …

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January 12, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme – Meeting with the Minister

Statement: Meeting with the Minister This week my team, along with Jenny Rathbone AM and other local elected representatives, met with Hannah Blythyn AM, Minister for Environment, and representatives from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to discuss the Roath Flood Defence Scheme. The Minister and NRW are aware of the strength of feeling amongst local residents, particularly the removal of trees …

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January 9, 2018

Roath Flood Defence Scheme – Ecological Assessments

Further to my discussions with Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Hannah Blythyn AM, Welsh Government Minister for Environment, regarding the ongoing flood prevention works, NRW have provided me with their ecological surveys for the site which can be downloaded below. Click below to download (pdf): Pre-condition Ecological Survey Report Associated Figures Report

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December 9, 2017

Roath Flood Defence Scheme

A number of constituents have contacted me about the Roath Flood Defence Scheme over a period of time and I have worked with them and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to ensure their concerns are heard and addressed wherever this is possible. More recently, following a meeting with local residents and campaigners against the felling of trees in Roath Brook Gardens …

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November 10, 2017

Roath Flood Defence Scheme: Drop-in event with NRW

Natural Resources Wales will be hosting a community drop in session in St Edwards Church Hall on Wednesday 15th November 2017 from 3pm until 6:30pm (located on Westville Road, at the junction with Blenheim Road). NRW staff will be on hand to answer any questions, discuss progress to date and future works. I would also recommend any constituents with concerns about the …

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April 21, 2017

Roath Flood Scheme Update

I have recently been contacted by Natural Resources Wales regarding the Roath Flood Scheme development. All of Waterloo Gardens Park will be temporarily closed for service diversion works from Monday 24th April until Tuesday 2nd May. The park will be reopened as soon as works are complete.

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January 6, 2017

Roath Flood Scheme Public Drop In

Roath Flood Scheme Public Drop-in Many homes and businesses in the Roath, Penylan and Newport Road areas are at risk of flooding from the Roath Brook and the River Rhymney. Natural Resources Wales is working with partners and the community to deliver a flood scheme. They are holding a public drop-in event where you can find out more about the …

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