NEWS ROUNDUP: New accommodation set for Cardiff Bay
Controversial plans to build a block of flats in Cardiff Bay have now been given the go-ahead. Developers asked permission to build a six-storey block in Butetown back in December 2018, prompting dozens of objections over traffic concerns and a "detrimental" impact on neighbouring homes. Cardiff Council planners have now approved the block on Clarence Road which will provide 35 affordable housing apartments.
It has been confirmed that Asian food restaurant Jollibee is to take over Cardiff’s former Burger King site on Queen Street. Jollibee is one of the biggest and fastest growing Asian restaurant companies in the world and outsells the likes of McDonalds and KFC in the Phillipines. The Cardiff branch is set to open in the coming months, with others also planned for cities like Edinburgh and Leeds.
And a popular Cardiff car boot sale has closed after 30 years after losing its home. The car boot sale on Bessemmer Road, in Leckwith, was popular across Cardiff, regularly attracting 300 sellers. The news came after the owner posted a message on social media.
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