12th - 15th March 2024, Stand R9.k, Palais Des Festivals, Cannes

Pontypridd Town Centre

Project Promoters

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Welsh Government


£100 million


Mixed Use – Hotel, Retail, Residential, Leisure


Pontypridd Town Centre

Planning Status

Detailed master planning has taken place and planning application submission anticipated in 2022

This is an exciting development opportunity on land within public ownership at the southern gateway to the major town of Pontypridd, just 12 miles from Cardiff. The development area is adjacent to the rail station which will benefit from 24 trains an hour as part of the South Wales Metro investment.

This is an opportunity to invest in a mixed-use development that will complement the recent £50m development of the Llys Cadwyn complex which includes the headquarters of Transport for Wales. Available land includes high street frontage and a riverside location benefiting from direct access into the town’s iconic park and the National Lido of Wales.

Pontypridd has a unique townscape and unrivalled landscape setting that includes two iconic rivers and a historic park. These unique attributes will be utilised to establish a destination that is a great place to work, live and visit. Pontypridd’s development are being driven a series of core ambitions which are:

Five key spatial areas have been identified for the town centre that will act as areas of specific focus for investment.
These areas have been identified as:

  1. Southern Gateway
  2. Town Centre Core
  3. Market Quarter
  4. Northern Gateway
  5. Ynysangharad War Memorial Park