Crofton buys former Fern Hill Colliery

The 81ha former Fern Hill Colliery in the Rhondda Valley has been bought by developer Crofton Ltd. Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council has already zoned the site for leisure and tourism, to which Crofton hopes to add commercial, light industrial and housing uses. Section 106 negotiations are under way and it is expected that any deal will include funding for education facilities, community services and employment opportunities.

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