Demolition and conversion of the Customs House and former York Hotel

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Cardiff, Heritage, News | No Comments

The Customs House is a very important building in the history of Cardiff. This building (on left of the photograph) was built about 1845, with extensions from 1865 and 1980s and features in “The Buildings of Wales” series. It original stood alongside the Glamorganshire Canal (now filled in). The building on the right is the […]

Why Utretcht has much to teach Cardiff

More or less the same size as Cardiff, the Dutch regional capital Utrecht knows a thing or two that Cardiff might have learnt before it gave consent for the BBC to land-lock the site of the current bus station. Not only will Cardiff have to wait many years for a new bus station, it will […]

Adaptively Resilient High Streets: What We Learnt from the Economic Crisis

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Cardiff | No Comments

Details of this lecture in the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography,  Innovation and Engagement Unit’s lectures. Adaptively Resilient High Streets: What We Learnt from the Economic Crisis Professor Neil Wrigley FBA, University of Southampton Tuesday 14th October 2014 – 5:30pm Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms Event hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit Neil Wrigley […]

CCS Objection to Strategic Site D in the LDP north of Junction 33 on the M4 “Gwernybwlau”

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Cardiff, Local Development Plan | No Comments

Site D is one of the “Strategic Sites” in the Local Development Plan (see) and an application has already been received to develop it. The Civic Society has objected on a number grounds. Here is the full letter of objection.