Steel frame arrives at Friars Walk site

South Wales Argus: Pictured are the latest pictures from the Friars Walk development taken from Chartist Tower 14th floor. (6984963)

9:16am Tuesday 10th June 2014

SOME of the 6,000 tonnes of steel frame that will form part of the Friars Walk have arrived on site, with building of the structure set to begin soon.

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Public must hear Friar's Walk debate

9:20am Tuesday 16th June 2009

WE were baffled when we learned that a Newport Council cabinet meeting to discuss the ditched Friars Walk shopping scheme was to be held behind closed doors.

Council U-turn over Friars Walk debate

South Wales Argus: DECISION: Newport council leader Matthew Evans in Newport’s John Frost Square, the site of the proposed Friar's Walk scheme

9:13am Tuesday 16th June 2009

NEWPORT Council has made a u-turn so that a key debate today can be held in public, after an approach by the South Wales Argus.

FRIAR'S WALK: Newport looks for future of city shopping

South Wales Argus: EXCLUSIVE: The Argus front page from yesterday

11:22am Thursday 11th June 2009

DEBENHAMS says it is still interested in coming to Newport despite the scrapping of the Friars Walk shopping centre scheme.

Friar's Walk plan shelved

South Wales Argus: DECISION: Newport council leader Matthew Evans in Newport’s John Frost Square, the site of the proposed Friar's Walk scheme

12:47pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

A MAJOR shopping scheme which would have helped transform Newport city centre is being ditched, as JANE HELMICH exclusively reveals.

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Friars Walk effort not all wasted

South Wales Argus: EDITORIAL COMMENT: Any excuse for Post Office sell-off

1:40pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

IT gives us no great pleasure to report today on the decision by Newport City Council to ditch developer Modus Corovest and its plans to build the Friars Walk shopping centre.

FRIAR'S WALK: Hope for other schemes

South Wales Argus: STILL ON TRACK: An artist’s impression of Newport’s city centre university campus

1:30pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

FRIAR'S Walk was one of the victims of the credit crunch along with The Edge, a housing development on the riverfront, and some other residential schemes.

FRIAR'S WALK: Timeline

1:10pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

THE story of the Friar’s Walk scheme since 2004.

FRIAR'S WALK: Other Modus projects troubled

1:00pm Wednesday 10th June 2009

Friars Walk was not the only troubled Modus Corovest scheme.

Friars Walk scheme 'unlikely' to start this year

South Wales Argus: An artists impression of what the finished shopping centre will look like

8:50am Thursday 14th May 2009

WORK on the long-awaited Friars Walk scheme in Newport city centre is "unlikely" to start this year, says a council boss.

50 room hotel set for city

1:28pm Saturday 2nd May 2009

A NEW 50 room hotel is being planned for Newport.

Cold delays Newport's Kingsway car park

9:40pm Wednesday 28th January 2009

VISITORS to Newport will have to wait just a little bit longer before they can use a much anticipated new city centre car park.

Newport council's gloomy credit crunch predictions

8:10pm Thursday 15th January 2009

RISING homelessness, an increase in domestic violence and more businesses failing.

City bosses determined to continue with Friars Walk

South Wales Argus: An artists impression of what the finished shopping centre will look like

6:50pm Saturday 20th December 2008

OPTIMISM remains high that work will begin next year on Newport's flagship Friars Walk shopping centre project, despite the withdrawal of developer Modus from the joint venture.

Modus withdraw from Friars Walk development

11:45am Friday 19th December 2008

THE flagship £200 million Friars Walk shopping centre development in Newport remains on course to be started next year, despite the withdrawal of developer Modus from the joint venture.

Newport in top ten fastest growing retail centres

7:40pm Sunday 2nd November 2008

NEWPORT council leaders have responded to a survey which has put the city among the UK's top ten fastest-growing retail centres over the next ten years.






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