Cardiff Parkway

SLC Property is supporting the delivery of a new sustainable transport hub and 90,000m2 of commercial space. Located only seven minutes from Cardiff Central the new promises to drastically reduce journey times to both cities, as well as improving connectivity to other areas of the country and the wider UK.


Cardiff Parkway is a new railway station proposed within the Cardiff Hendre Lakes development and is expected to welcome more than 800,000 passengers per year. The site provides for the much-needed eastward expansion of Cardiff to meet growing demand for commercial space and improved connectivity.

SLC Property’s engagement started in 2018 and is focused on ensuring that all the planning and environmental aspects of the scheme are integrated with other requirements for constructing a new rail station. We have provided strategic oversight and direction for the planning and consenting process and in the review of property, planning and environmental constraints and opportunities.

Services provided

  • Review of all strategies and documents prepared for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and planning applications
  • Review of all property title information
  • Advising on strategies and measures to manage risks associated with consents, property, CPO, public engagement, legal agreements etc
  • Strategic advice on planning, property, and consents


The site has complex environmental, regulatory, technical, rail, and legal constraints and interrelationships which all need to be understood, mapped and programmed in order to deliver this nationally important investment.

Key accomplishments

  • Outline planning application submitted on programme
  • Support from key stakeholders
  • Local planning authorities and local communities

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