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Future vision for Cardiff unveiled

A new vision for developing Cardiff is being unveiled to business leaders today.

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Tram linking Cardiff city centre and bay 'remains a priority'

Trams were reintroduced to Manchester as part of a regeneration project Credit: John Giles/PA Archive

Cardiff Council say that building a tram linking Cardiff Bay and the city centre "remains a priority." In the green paper published today, the council say that Light Rail Transit system would "encourage development and enable the expansion of the city centre southwards."

If built, it would follow a similar route to the current rail link to Cardiff Bay.

The paper also says that completing the Cardiff Bay link road to the east of the capital "remains a priority" to avoid people driving through the city.

A new Indoor Arena is also included in the plans along with new public open spaces.

It also suggests 6,000 new homes between Cardiff Bay and the city centre.

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