Cwmbran Multi-Storey Car Park

Cwmbran Development Corporation
Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, 1964

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  • Site plan    
  • Ground level plan    
  • Plan of decks 3, 4, 5 & 6    
  • Plan of roof parking decks 7 & 8    
  • East-west section    
  • Detail showing the design and erection of individual pre-cast concrete cladding units    

Data

  • Begun: Apr 1964
  • Completed: Nov 1964
  • Floor area: 29,321m2
  • Sector: Transport
  • Total cost: £106,127
  • Tender date: Mar 1964
  • Procurement: RIBA
  • Address: Glyndwr Road, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, NP44 1QS, United Kingdom

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Split-storey car park on a sloping site, serving an adjacent shopping centre

Eight storeys, each with a capacity of fifty cars, are staggered to address a slope in the land from west to east.

A simple ramp provides internal vehicular circulation, and space in plan for turning circles enables ease of access into parking bays.

Precast concrete cladding units with steel and neoprene fixtures enclose each of the parking decks.

Pedestrian access is via a staircase on the south face.