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Porth Teigr to welcome new public art project entitled ‘Love Me or Leave Me Alone’


Developed by artists Heather and Ivan Morrison in conjunction with EMP Projects and Chapter Arts Centre, the new permanent public artwork will be unveiled on Saturday 12th September.

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Residential application for 104 homes approved


As part of the ongoing regeneration of Porth Teigr by igloo, Cardiff Council's Planning Committee has approved an application for 104 new homes.

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Outdoor cinema experience at Porth Teigr


Visitors to Porth Teigr have the opportunity to watch classic films including Reservoir Dogs, Pretty Woman and Castaway at the outdoor cinema

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GloWorks featured during NATO Summit in Wales


The GloWorks building featured within a number of media stories during the recent NATO Summit in Wales - notably on the Clarence House instagram page

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Cardiff beats London, Manchester and Glasgow as the place where residents feel the most satisfied to live


Cardiff has beaten London, Manchester and Glasgow and has been named as the place where residents feel the most satisfied to live.

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Porth Teigr Highly Commended At Awards


Porth Teigr has received a Highly Commended Big Tick as part of the prestigious Wales Responsible Business Awards 2014, which are run by the charity Business in the Community.

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Cardiff Business Council unveil city model


A scale model of Cardiff with Porth Teigr prominently incorporated has been unveiled.

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Porth Teigr backs Responsible Business Week 2014


Igloo’s Porth Teigr is showing its support for Responsible Business Week, the only week dedicated to responsible business, which takes place 31 March – 4 April across the UK and is run by the charity Business in the Community.

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Drive to create hundreds of arts and media jobs in 1,000 days


A drive to generate hundreds of jobs in the arts over the next 1,000 days is being launched.

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New public open space for Porth Teigr


igloo Regeneration is to commence work on the construction of the Outer Lock Crossing Public Open Space as part of its award winning Porth Teigr development in Cardiff Bay.

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Experience Porth Teigr by Segway


Cardiff based Dare Adventure will be providing Segway riding experiences in Porth Teigr from Friday 23 August.

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Porth Teigr gets the Royal treatment!


Two special guests were welcomed to Porth Teigr this week. TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall made a visit to BBC Roath Lock studios at Porth Teigr as part of their week-long annual visit to Wales.

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Doctor Who Walking Tours


Official Doctor Who Walking Tours are now available from the Doctor Who Experience at Porth Teigr

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Centre on track to roar with creativity


New images show that construction of the Welsh Government’s new creative industries centre at Porth Teigr is well underway, and is set to deliver office space for creative businesses and strengthen the creative hub in the area.

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Construction Brings Work Opportunities for Local Area


Construction of the Welsh Government’s new creative industries centre at Porth Teigr is now well underway, and it is bringing more than just a creative hub to the area.

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Cardiff unveiled as Host Port for Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18


Cardiff will host a stopover in the 13th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race in 2017-18 – a move that will see the world's premier round-the-world sailing race visit Wales for the first time ever and mark its return to the United Kingdom for the first time in over a decade.

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Construction for Creative Centre Begins


Construction for a new creative industries centre at Porth Teigr has commenced with Business Minister Edwina Hart officially starting the work on site at Cardiff Bay today.

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Contractor Announced for Porth Teigr's Creative Centre


The contractor for the construction of Porth Teigr’s newest building is to be VINCI Construction UK. VINCI Construction UK will be the main contractor for the new centre for the creative industries, with construction work due to start within the next month and the building available for occupation in early 2014.

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Design Approval for £6m Centre for the Creative Industries


The final designs for the Welsh Government’s new £6million centre for the creative industries in the heart of Cardiff Bay have been approved and the letting of the construction contract is imminent. The 40,000 sq ft centre, to be built to BREEAM Excellent standards, is set to become a flagship development on Porth Teigr, which together with BBC Cymru Wales’s Roath Lock studios, will form a hub for Wales’ dynamic creative industries sector.

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Porth Teigr reaches Grand Final of national awards


Porth Teigr has made the shortlist for the RICS Awards Grand Final in the Regeneration category, the latest in an impressive run of award wins and nominations for the 38 acre sustainable development project.

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Doctor Who Experience now open at Porth Teigr


The multi-award winning visitor attraction, the Doctor Who Experience, has officially opened its doors to the public at igloo Regeneration’s 38-acre Porth Teigr development in Cardiff Bay.

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Porth Teigr wins Development of the Year Award 2012


Porth Teigr has come out on top in the Insider Wales Property Awards 2012 in the category of Development of the Year Award.

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Tickets now on sale for Doctor Who Experience at new Porth Teigr home


Tickets for the Doctor Who Experience, which has a new home in Porth Teigr, have gone on sale this week.

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Porth Teigr scoops National Sustainability Award


Porth Teigr continues its successful run of award wins, picking up the award for Built Environment at the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards (GSBAs).

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Porth Teigr adds another accolade to its award tally


At the recent ICE [Institute of Civil Engineers] Wales Cymru Project Awards, Porth Teigr picked up the Roy Edwards Award for the Outer Lock Crossing.

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The Observer reviews Porth Teigr


Rowan Moore of The Observer reviews the new BBC Roath Lock studios at Porth Teigr in Cardiff.

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BBC Roath Lock studios opened at Porth Teigr


Porth Teigr’s flagship building, BBC Cymru Wales’ Roath Lock studios, was officially opened at an event attended by key business people and politicians.

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Porth Teigr commended at Awards


The regeneration scheme was commended in the City and Metropolitan Areas category of the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) UK Planning Awards 2011 at the annual Awards Lunch held in London on 23 February 2012.

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Porth Teigr Scoops UK's First BREEAM Industrial Outstanding Certificate for Roath Lock Studios


Celebrations are underway in Cardiff Bay as it is confirmed that Aviva Investors’ igloo Fund has achieved the first ever BREEAM Outstanding certificate for an industrial building post-construction in the UK for Roath Lock studios at its Porth Teigr development.

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Porth Teigr Wins RTPI Cymru Award


The regeneration of Porth Teigr scooped the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru (RTPI Cymru) Planning Award at the award ceremony in Cardiff. igloo’s regeneration of Porth Teigr demonstrated, according to Jon Fox the Chair of the eminent judging panel: “a commitment to excellence at all stages and forms a model for future similar developments across Wales.”

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BBC Director General Addresses Cardiff Ambassadors


Speaking at the Cardiff & Co Cardiff Ambassador’s Gala Dinner in City Hall, BBC Director-General, Mark Thompson hailed the progress being made at BBC Roath Lock studios, situated in Cardiff Bay’s Porth Teigr development. Mark Hallett, Development Director at igloo – responsible for developing the site – welcomes the comments made by Mr Thompson.

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Success for Porth Teigr at Property Awards


Celebrations are underway as igloo Regeneration is named as Commercial Developer of the Year at the Insider Wales Property Awards for the Porth Teigr development. Igloo were one of nine winners at the awards ceremony where over 220 developers, builders, agents, advisers and consultants were present to celebrate Welsh achievements in property over the last year.

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Porth Teigr Property Agents Confirmed


Igloo Regeneration, developers of Porth Teigr, one of the most significant waterfront developments in the UK, has announced the appointment of property agents Fletcher Morgan and Knight Frank to act on its behalf in negotiations with potential tenants interested in the 38 acre site.

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