UK Town Unveils Plans for £13.5m Regeneration

24 March 2011 (Last Updated March 24th, 2011 18:30)

The town of Pontypool in South Wales, UK, has unveiled plans for a £13.5m regeneration of its town centre. Plans include the restoration of vacant and run-down buildings and a complete revamp of the indoor market, along with installation of security cameras. The project wil

The town of Pontypool in South Wales, UK, has unveiled plans for a £13.5m regeneration of its town centre.

Plans include the restoration of vacant and run-down buildings and a complete revamp of the indoor market, along with installation of security cameras.

The project will also include the creation of new walking and cycling routes in the town.

The regeneration is being funded by £10m in regeneration funding granted by the Welsh Assembly and £3.5m received from local bodies.

The detailed design plans are expected to be submitted in the next couple of months, while work is slated to begin in late 2011 with completion scheduled before June 2015.