Plans for Cardiff convention centre approved by councillors

Plans for a multi-purpose arena in Cardiff, to include a convention centre, indoor arena and exhibition space have moved a step forward, following an agreement by councillors to allow procurement plans to be drawn up.

Russell Goodway, cabinet member for finance and economic development, said: "There can be no denying the need for a facility of this scale in Cardiff and this has been something this administration has been progressing since we took office in 2012."

The convention centre would hold up to 1,500 delegates and be part of a 12,000 seat indoor arena.  

The Celtic Manor resort near Newport has also proposed plans for a convention centre, which would be located next to the hotel and split across three levels.  

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