Protect Penhill Rise – letter sent to Cardiff Planning Dept.

14 November 2017 Dear Sir/Madam, Cardiff Civic Society has noted the sale by auction of Penhill Rise on Penhill Road. This is a landmark building on a prominent site in the local area.  In response to representations by the local community,  Cardiff Civic Society would like to urge Cardiff Council to preserve this interesting building, and the mature trees […]

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 […]

Updated: CCS asks Minister to Call-in Central Square planning application

Today’s SW Echo gives substantial media coverage to the CCS following its letter to the Minister for Planning and Regeneration, Carl Sergeant  asking him to call in a planning application for Cardiff’s central square. The chair of the Society, Nerys Lloyd-Pierce asked the minister to call in the application for determination  for five reasons: Ethical, Timing, Strategic, Practical Planning […]