Work has began on an energetic journey route which can hyperlink Waterton to a strategic employment web site at Brocastle.
The £2m route, which is being funded by Welsh Authorities, runs parallel with the A48 for about two kilometres and incorporates a cycleway, signalised street crossings, alternative site visitors alerts, avenue lighting, new kerbing, surfacing works and extra.
Anticipated to be full by early autumn, the brand new route will mark the completion of the broader infrastructure works on the Brocastle web site the place £10m has been invested into remodeling 116 acres and description planning consent has been offered for as much as 770,000 sq ft of flooring area.
Meant to help financial development and job creation, the Brocastle web site is being marketed to draw recent funding from fashionable companies, and Welsh Authorities has confirmed that discussions are already going down over numerous gives.
“The current influence of rising gasoline prices serves to underline each the rising want to seek out new methods of creating brief journeys and the rising significance of energetic journey routes,” stated Bridgend County Borough Council’s cupboard member for communities, John Spanswick.
“The Brocastle growth web site gives an thrilling alternative to draw new companies into the world in order that it will possibly profit from recent funding and employment, and I’m certain that the brand new route will play a worthwhile function on this course of.”