Tour of new facilities at St. Fagans National History Museum – 29 November 2017

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Events, Heritage, News, Upcoming Events | No Comments

Cardiff Civic Society Event – Tour of new facilities at St. Fagans National History Museum 10.30am on Wednesday 29th November 2017 St. Fagans National History Museum is currently in the process of a £30 million redevelopment project funded by the Heritage Lottery, the Welsh Government and many others. The Main Building has been transformed. Don’t […]

New lease of life for the Coal Exchange

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Heritage, News | No Comments

A deal between Cardiff Council and Signature Living will see the Grade II* listed Coal Exchange building restored and regenerated as part of a £40million hotel and events venue. Signature Living saw off numerous rival bids for the building after proposing to refurbish the much-loved landmark and preserve all of its original features as part […]

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 […]