St Fagans

Save Creigiau campaign collects 1,100 signatures against Cardiff’s LDP

Save Creigiau campaign collects 1,100 signatures against Cardiff’s LDP
December 13, 2012 1 Comment »

Campaigners objecting to Cardiff Council’s local development plan (LDP) preferred strategy have accused city councillors of “building castles in the air” as they handed over a petition signed by more than 1,000 people. The LDP preferred strategy adopted by Cardiff ... Read More »

Creigiau campaigners meet to launch LDP fight

Creigiau campaigners meet to launch LDP fight
November 26, 2012 1 Comment »

A campaign group set up to fight proposals for almost 3,000 new homes near Creigiau has held its first meeting, with members claiming the plans are the “biggest threat we have ever faced as a community”. Cardiff Council’s Local Development ... Read More »

Planning inspector allows housing development in St Fagans conservation area

Planning inspector allows housing development in St Fagans conservation area
July 16, 2012 No Comments »

Plans to build almost 80 new homes in a Cardiff conservation area will be allowed to go ahead, despite being thrown out by Cardiff Council last year. Developer Charles Church was refused outline planning permission by Cardiff Council in November ... Read More »

Community exhibition opens on Caerau Iron Age Hillfort

Community exhibition opens on Caerau Iron Age Hillfort
June 21, 2012 No Comments »

A school and community initiative that has fired up interest in Cardiff’s history and archaeology has showcased its work at St Fagan’s National History Museum. The community exhibition Share Your Story was produced by children and community members from Caerau/Ely ... Read More »

Failure of St Fagans housing appeal ‘would be harmful’ to the area, inquiry told

May 17, 2012 No Comments »

The failure of an appeal by developers who want to build 79 houses in a Cardiff conservation area would be “harmful” to the surrounding countryside, a public inquiry has been told. Developer Charles Church was refused planning permission last year ... Read More »

St Fagans conservation area already ‘urbanised’, inquiry told

St Fagans conservation area already ‘urbanised’, inquiry told
May 17, 2012 No Comments »

A planning inquiry into a proposal to build scores of homes in one of Cardiff’s best-known rural areas has heard it already features a “considerable urban influence”. Residents fear the development of 10 acres of land off Michaelston Road in ... Read More »

St Fagans housing plans would bring ‘suburban character to rural area’, inquiry hears

St Fagans housing plans would bring ‘suburban character to rural area’, inquiry hears
May 15, 2012 No Comments »

Plans to build almost 80 new homes in a Cardiff conservation area would introduce “suburban character into a rural area”, a public inquiry has been told. Developer Charles Church was refused outline planning permission by Cardiff council last year for ... Read More »

Plans drawn up for £24m revamp of St Fagans museum

Plans drawn up for £24m revamp of St Fagans museum
May 3, 2012 4 Comments »

Ambitious plans for a £24m revamp and expansion of Wales’ most popular heritage attraction have taken a major step forward. An outline planning application for a major makeover of St Fagans National History Museum was last week submitted to Cardiff ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped

ELECTION 2012: Cardiff’s local election candidates mapped
April 7, 2012 No Comments »

On Thursday, Cardiff Council released details of all the candidates nominated to stand in next month’s local election. 359 candidates from 11 different parties have been selected to contest 75 seats across the capital on May 3. The Liberal Democrats ... Read More »

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes

Help us map Cardiff’s potholes
February 2, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff Council has announced plans for a £1.4m blitz on pothole-ridden roads in the capital. With the council pledging to spend the money over the next three financial years trying to sort out the damage caused by successive freezing winters, ... Read More »