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Lounge restaurant set for Barry Island's former Toilet Block in 2022

  Credit: @AlexReilley1

Alex Reilley, the founder of the Loungers Group has confirmed they will be opening a restaurant on Barry Island in 2020, in the Grade II listed toilet block on Nell's Point.

Mr Reilley confirmed the news in a Tweet on Wednesday, in which he said "A Grade II listed toilet block in Barry Island I hear you say. Oh go on then."

The Loungers group owns the chain of Cosy Club restaurants , Ocho Lounge in Penarth and Juno Lounge in Roath and is set to open a new Lounge restaurant at the resort in 2022.

In response to a tweet, Alex Reilley confirmed that the new Lounge would be opened "sometime in 2022"

An artist impression of the finished Nells Point development.

The Nell's point project for received planning permission in 2019, but has been subject to delays due to covid and the structural stability of the building.

The project is being developed by James Morse, who's company was behind the Oyster Wharf scheme in Mumbles.

The toilet block, which was built in 1923 will be converted into four commercial units, with outdoor seating space - where patrons will enjoy views over Whitmore Bay and the Seven estuary.

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