Cardiff Civic Society response to Statutory Pre-application Consultation on Cardiff University’s Student Accommodation proposals, Talybont, Cardiff

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Cardiff University, News | No Comments

We are concerned about the height and appearance of the buildings bearing in mind that their proposed location is close to Grade 2 listed parkland and the Taff Corridor – which has great significance for wildlife.  *The area is home to great numbers of bats including Soprano Pipistrelle, Daubenton’s bat and Brown Long-Eared bats.  Bats […]

What next for the Metro after 2023?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in News | No Comments

The following has been sent to Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, on 13 August 2018, and copied to leading AMs. The reply can be read at the end. CARDIFF CIVIC SOCIETY ANALYSES THE NEEDS OF THE CITY AND THE REGION                   – MUCH MORE IS NEEDED TO DELIVER THE CAPITAL AMBITION! […]

Canopy Cardiff/Canopi Caerdydd 2018/19 – more trees for the city

Posted by on Aug 11, 2018 in CCS Campaigns, News | No Comments

This year, Cardiff Civic Society aims to step up its tree planting project Canopy Cardiff/Canopi Caerdydd, to plant greater numbers of trees in the city. In recent years, the city has lost 34 hectares of trees to development, to add to the problem many trees have been lost to this summer’s prolonged drought, and to […]

National Development Framework

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in News | No Comments

The Welsh Government consultation on the National Planning Framework has attracted many responses, Cardiff Civic Society among them as follows. We need a National Development Framework to give direction to the next round of regional and local plans and it is disappointing to have to comment that it deals only in generalities rather than the […]