Planning for Cardiff sites, Briardene and Ty Newydd

Pentan have secured planning permission on a further two Cardiff Living sites. The Briardene development will provide 39 new apartments on the site of the former road safety centre on North Road, whilst the development at Ty Newydd will provide 16 new dwellings in Caerau. The schemes provide open market sale and affordable homes, including … Continued

Active Homes achieves planning

Pentan Architects are delighted to have secured planning permission for the innovative ‘Active Homes – Buildings as Power Stations’ project in Neath. This exemplar, ‘energy positive’ development for Pobl Group, working in partnership with SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre, will provide 16 new dwellings, (a combination of 2 & 3-bedroom houses and 1-bedroom apartments) that … Continued

New homes in Carmarthen

Pentan Architects are very pleased to have achieved planning permission on a scheme for 37 new dwellings in the heart of Carmarthen. The development for Bro Myrddin Housing Association will provide 10 houses and 27 apartments on a brown-field site in the town’s conservation area. The need to achieve a high density of homes along … Continued


We are delighted that two of our largest housing schemes were both granted planning approval at this week’s committee. In total, the scheme designs include nearly 300 dwellings on sites in St. Mellons and Llanrumney and form an integral part of the Cardiff Housing Partnership Programme. Along with our colleagues at Wates, we eagerly await … Continued


Pentan Architects is pleased to announce that, from 1st August 2016, over half of its 25 staff will be share-holding members of the practice. Martin Doyle, Claire Griffiths, Karen Lock, Lindsey Rees, Michael Riley, Jordan Scarr, Dafydd Tanner, Chris Wilkins and Geraint Williams have now joined John Carter, Jim Dale, Ed Green, Andrew Hole, Andrew … Continued

First Cardiff HPP scheme submitted

Pentan Architects are pleased to have submitted the Braunton Crescent and Clevedon Road planning application, the first of the Wates and Cardiff Council housing partnership programme projects. The development of 106 dwellings across two adjoining sites in Llanrumney includes 40 affordable units, new shared surfaces with associated landscaping and parkland improvements.

Golau Caredig Extra-care amongst Wales’s best

Golau Caredig Extra-care was recently listed amongst Wales’s best buildings according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Wales Awards, 2016. Six category winners and a Project of the Year will be selected from the 30 shortlisted entries – to be revealed at an awards ceremony in May.   The scheme for Hafod Care … Continued

Wates and Pentan to build 1,500 homes in Cardiff

Pentan are very pleased to be working with Wates Living Space on Phase 1 of Cardiff City Council’s £33m Housing Partnership Programme. Overall, 1500 new homes will be built in Cardiff including 600 council homes aimed at tackling the growing demand for affordable housing in the city. We are very excited about developing our new … Continued


We are very pleased to hear that the planning application for our Coychurch Road housing scheme was approved at this month’s committee meeting. Designed for Hafod Housing Association, the scheme provides 48 new dwellings, including both apartments and houses, on a brown field site near the centre of Bridgend.