Cardiff Civic Society – Position on the City Deal for Cardiff Capital Region (CCR)

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

When the Cardiff Civic Society began to get interested in the Local Development Plan (LDP) in 2008 we were particularly inspired by a speech by Sue Essex that Cardiff should remember and respect the historical links with the Valleys, and make sure it’s LDP took full account of the needs and capabilities of these communities. […]

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 […]

Wales Government Minister Urged to Act over Metro & City Region

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

Cardiff Civic Society has today (25 March 2015) written to Edwina Hart, minister for Economy, Science and Transport urging her to approve the south east Wales metro project. David Eggleton, on behalf of the CCS LDP team, urged: “…the Metro project is approved, or at least those key elements of it referenced above, and the essential […]