March 2017

The Prime Minister visits Swansea to sign-off the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay City Deal

June 2017

Preparatory works start at Llanelli’s Life Science and Well-Being Village

July 2017

Swansea Council appoints ATG to run the city’s digital indoor arena

October 2017

Plans unveiled for ‘digital skin’ outside digital indoor arena in Swansea

March 2018

Outline planning application for Llanelli’s Life Science and Well-being Village

April 2018

The construction of Canolfan S4C Yr Egin in Carmarthen is nearing completion

May 2018

Preferred candidate announced to chair the City Deal’s Economic Strategy Board

July 2018

All four councils unanimously approve the City Deal’s Joint Committee Agreement

August 2018

City Deal to feature in Welsh Bac at Carmarthenshire schools

September 2018

Step forward for Swansea’s digital village

October 2018

Planning approval for Swansea’s digital indoor arena

October 2018

Official opening for Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

November 2018

World class leisure centre plans unveiled for Wellness Village

November 2018

Vortex IoT announced as Factory of the Future project’s first partner

January 2019

Work back underway to set scene for digital village

January 2019

Launch for Formula 3D Circuit Race

February 2019

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors shortlists Canolfan S4C Yr Egin for Wales’ best building accolade

March 2019

Independent review recommends immediate approval of two City Deal projects

May 2019

Contractors arrive on site for arena construction

July 2019

Governments announce £18m City Deal funding boost

September 2019

Launch for META phase one in Pembrokeshire

October 2019

Joint Committee approval for Pembroke Dock Marine project

January 2020

First £18 million released for City Deal programme

January 2020

Programme Director appointed for the City Deal

January 2020

Regional green light for £58.7 million Neath Port Talbot programme

February 2020

Consultation opens for digital village scheme in Swansea

June 2020

Regional approval for Homes as Power Stations project

June 2020

UK and Welsh Government approve Pembroke Dock Marine project

November 2020

Regional approval for Pentre Awel project

December 2020

Digital infrastructure progress with Joint Committee sign-off

December 2020

Further £18 million secured for City Deal portfolio

February 2021

Steelwork goes up for Neath Port Talbot’s Technology Centre

February 2021

Marine licence awarded for Marine Energy Test Area phase 2

March 2021

UK and Welsh Government approval for Pentre Awel project

March 2021

UK and Welsh Government approval for Digital Infrastructure Programme

March 2021

SBCD Programme and Project Procurement Pipeline event held in partnership with Business Wales and Sell2Wales

May 2021

SBCD backs the Wales Startup Awards

June 2021

Bouygues UK - Contractor appointed for 71/721 The Kingsway project in Swansea

July 2021

SBCD Portfolio Annual Report published to the public

July 2021

UK Government Ministers visit Copr Bay

July 2021

Green light for multi-million pound Homes as Power Stations project

July 2021

Amber/Green assurance rating awarded in the SBCD Portfolio Gateway Review

July 2021

Audit Wales Report and Joint Committee Statement of Accounts approved