Plans for renovation of historic Cardiff Market

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
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Plans for a major multi-million-pound renovation of Cardiff’s historic Central Market have been unveiled by the city council.

The plans will preserve and future-proof the Grade II listed building, restoring original design features, and introducing a new ground floor seated area for food.

The project would include a new 70-seat seating area on the ground floor, restoration of the roof, original windows and external elevations.

Plans are subject to funding being successfully secured and planning permission being granted. If successful, the works are currently expected to begin in Summer 2024 and take approximately two years to complete.

Opened in 1891, the market will be restored to its former glory

Cabinet Member for Investment & Development, Cllr Russell Goodway, said: “Customers have been visiting Cardiff Market for more than a century and our extensive renovation plans aim to ensure a viable and sustainable future for the building, preserve and enhance its heritage, and ensure it remains the bustling heart of the city centre for many years to come.”

Planned new seating area to bring market building back to life

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