Coed Darcy


Contract Value

£1 billion

Prosurv are appointed to project manage the land mark development at Coed Darcy, South Wales.

Located on the former BP Llandarcy Oil Refinery site which was decommissioned in the 1990’s, Coed Darcy is set to become a sustainable community of 4,000 traditionally-styled Welsh Homes, providing more than 10,000 residents with new living opportunities, including retail, leisure, sports and community facilities and acres of green open space.

To date the works have included an extensive remediation programme, on site drainage and infrastructure, off site link road and improvements to the motorway junction.

Prior to commencement of the build phases, Prosurv worked closely with The Princes Foundation and the Town Architect to establish an affordable yet sustainable Design Brief.

Ecological consideration of the site is also being taken into account with its location adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Project facts:

  • Former BP oil refinery and the first crude oil refinery in the UK constructed between 1918 and 1922;
  • Closed in 1997 and site was cleared and building’s demolished covering 1300 acres;
  • The regeneration is expected to create 4000 new jobs, 3 schools and it is expected to become a home for 10,000 people once the development is complete;
  • A new southern access road, to be constructed over a SSSI designated site to improve road networks to Swansea;
  • Design and specification development with the Prince’s Foundation.

Project Lead

Richard Berry

Richard Berry


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