Western Gateway Economic Growth and Development Conference
Wednesday, 29th September 2021 0800hrs – 1600hrs
Hilton Cardiff, Kingsway, Cardiff CF10 3HH
With the mission statement to propel a greener, fairer stronger Britain the Western Gateway is the next big UK talking point with £56bn worth of associated projects predicted to be launched in the coming years.
Cities and towns embracing the project include Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Weston-Super-Mare and Salisbury in England, and Cardiff, Newport and Swansea in Wales and delegates will have the opportunity to network with all of the major voices who are leading the transformation of regional towns and cities.
Immediate priorities include becoming a gateway to global markets, accelerating housing growth, developing world class physical and digital infrastructure all the while underpinning the ambition with zero carbon credentials. Join us as we deliver the first built environment focused, comprehensive conference centred around this £101bn economic powerhouse.
Topics to be discussed:
Update on plans for the Royal Portbury Dock Bristol Airport’s multi million pound expansion plans Cardiff Metropolitan University’s future campus plans Update on YTL’s 17,000 capacity Bristol Arena Multi-million pound pipeline of developer Cubex Cheltenham Council’s 3000 homes development Natural Resources Wales’ place-shaping agenda
The Port of Bristol’s role in creating economic growth Bristol Airport’s role in creating economic growth University of South Wales campus development plans Cheltenham’s Garden Village & Business Park project Redevelopment of the iconic Debenhams building Hill’s first scheme in Bristol – 142 new-build homes LGIM’s £1BN investment in Wales