In July 2014 Cardiff Council announced that the existing bus station will close by Summer 2015. The decision on where the bus station should be relocated to and what form it should take will be made by the Council and is currently open to public consultation. There are a number of options for relocation being considered by the Council, including a new facility within the Masterplan site.
This Masterplan does not rule out any of those alternatives. Nonetheless, there are a number of good urban design principles, as well as operational and deliverability issues that endorse the Masterplan opportunity of including the new bus station on the existing site of Marland House and the NCP Marland car park, as part of a holistic approach to transportation. On major event days at the Millennium Stadium, the bus station closes and a key aspiration of the operators and the Council is to continue to be able to provide a service from the Bus Station on such occasions.