Multimillion pound development Bargoed


(Broadcast 9/03/12.)

Many towns in the valleys of South Wales suffered as a result of the decline of the coal mining industry.

But now one of them, Bargoed near Caerphilly is about to get a multimillion pound makeover.

Work will start on building a new supermarket on Monday and there are more plans for a multiplex cinema and restaurants…

I went to Bargoed to see what this would mean to the community…

(Second treatment for the later bulletin)

Building will start on a new multimillion pound development in Bargoed on Monday.

The town, near Caerphilly has been one of many areas in the valleys to suffer from the decline of the coal industry.

A new supermarket and a multiplex cinema are among the plans to give the town a new lease of life.

I’ve been speaking to Ron Davies, the Councillor for regeneration and planning for Caerphilly about the plans…


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