Planning for Passivhaus
8th Feb 2018

Pentan has successfully achieved planning permission for Wales’s largest Passivhaus residential scheme, a development of 42 new dwellings in the Heath, Cardiff. The scheme will consist of 12 houses and 30 apartments (including 10 affordable apartments for Cardiff Council), which will be built to achieve Passivhaus certification. The scheme is the final phase 1 project of Cardiff Living, a partnership to build 1500 mixed tenure, energy efficient, sustainable and high quality homes across sites in the city.

Phase 1 of Ringland Regeneration Secures Planning
16th Jan 2018

Pentan Architects are delighted to have secured planning permission for 56 new affordable homes on the Cot Farm site, Ringland, Newport. The development forms the first part of a significant urban regeneration masterplan of the Ringland Centre.

Our new homes have been carefully designed to fit comfortably on a complex site with new public spaces and shared surface streets. The scheme aims to provide homes that are fit for life now and into the future with particular emphasis on exploring better quality apartment living with generous terraces, balconies and storage for each resident.

Planning for Cardiff sites, Briardene and Ty Newydd
18th Oct 2017

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 accessible and supported living units, and were approved in the October panning committee.

Buildings as power stations: Could future homes actually work for us?
29th Aug 2017

Our housing development in Neath, designed with the aim of turning “homes into power stations,” is as exciting as it is innovative…

Active Homes achieves planning
9th Aug 2017

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 will generate, store and release their own energy, through the use of solar generation and battery storage technologies.