Media Wales report on the closing of the Coal Exchange

The building’s main hall was closed earlier this year following an inspection by Cardiff council’s public protection team and South Wales Fire Service.

The decision to carry-out the emergency works follows a council structural survey. The council will have a charge on the building to the value of the work undertaken –  which it is empowered to do under section 78 of the Building Act 1984…

The initial phase of work will start within the next two weeks, with support structures needed to be in place before the winter weather adds to the deterioration of the building.

Read the full report on Media Wales