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Turley office Cardiff
Status Planning permission granted. Listed building consent granted
LPA Cardiff Council

Redevelopment of a Grade II listed building to provide a 20 storey, 248 bed hotel and restaurant at a highly prominent city centre location

Our role

  • Strategic planning advice from project conception to securing planning and listed building consent.
  • Led high level negotiations with Cardiff Council.
  • Detailed heritage advice regarding the redevelopment of the grade II listed building (retaining the listed façade).
  • Advised on design development ensuring that the scheme maximised the development opportunity, but also ensured that the character of the listed building was retained and enhanced.
  • Currently advising the developer on the delivery of the permission.
  • Securing relevant permissions to discharge conditions and very restrictive conditions.

Custom House, Cardiff

Image courtesy of Holder Mathias Architects


  • Planning permission and listed building consent granted for a 20 storey 248 bed hotel and ground floor Bar and Block restaurant (the first Bar and Block in Wales).
  • Permissions secured on a highly complex site within tight timescales.
  • Strategic advice and negotiations with senior council officers paved the way for the delivery of timely permissions for the client.
  • The permission will have significant economic benefits, as well as bringing a vacant and largely derelict listed building back into beneficial use.
  • We provide ongoing advice regarding the delivery of the proposal.


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