Posted: Sat 20th Nov 2021

Wrexham Glyndwr appoints new planning consultants for future redevelopment projects for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

Wrexham Glyndwr University has agreed a partnership with new planning consultants who it will work alongside on future redevelopment projects.

Cassidy + Ashton, an award winning Chartered Town Planning, Architects and Building Surveyors Practice based in North Wales, The North-west and London, will work with the University as it moves forward with its Campus 2025 developments linking in with the Wrexham Gateway Project.

The firm has experience in delivering excellent schemes across all sectors, and a belief in quality architectural design, and structured management.

Campus 2025 is Wrexham Glyndwr University’s £70m strategy to enhance the local region and all of its campuses to ensure that its students have the best facilities and learning environment.

Two modern and welcoming social learning spaces: The Study and The Gallery have already been completed, along with B corridor in the main building on the Plas Coch campus which is the main teaching corridor.

Refurbishments to this corridor include SCALE-UP teaching space, a huddle room, a hub plus traditional teaching space.

Refurbishment of the Regent Street School of Creative Arts campus is also currently underway.

Wrexham Glyndwr University Executive Director of Operations, Lynda Powell, said: “We are delighted to team up with our new planning consultants Cassidy + Ashton.

“Their knowledge and experience will be vital in helping us drive forward our Campus 2025 strategy. These are very exciting times for the University, our partners in the Gateway Project and Wrexham as a whole.”

Guy Evans, Director Chartered Town Planner with Cassidy + Ashton, said: “We are privileged to have been selected to work with such a well-respected client and look forward to using our extensive experience from working with other universities and colleges across the North West in helping Glyndwr fulfil their ambitions to offer a world class student experience in North Wales.”

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