Civic Trust Cymru promotes civic pride as a means to improving the quality of life for all in the places where we live and work, and encourages community action, good design, sustainable development and respect for the built environment amongst people of all ages.

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‘Llunio Pen-y-Bont / Capturing Bridgend’ Photography Competition: NOW OPEN


      Civic Trust Cymru are launching a photography competition in Bridgend, with the support of Bridgend Civic Trust. We are calling for local people to tell us what you think good, bad and ugly, about Bridgend town by sending us photos. The competition opened for entries on Monday 19th September. The competition will […]

‘Britain’s Building, Places, and Spaces: The Unseen in the Everyday’, by Ptolemy Dean.

Book front cover

Reviewed by Amanda Brake, August 2016 Ptolemy Dean’s wonderfully illustrated exploration of Britain’s places considers the beautiful, characterful, and quirky architecture and townscapes of Britain. Dean draws our attention to that which is familiar; the everyday scenes that are so often taken for granted. Our attention is drawn to those details and features that perhaps […]

‘Conservation Coach’ A study day on the move!

Conservation Coach

The Royal Society of Architects in Wales and Civic Trust Cymru have coordinated the ‘Conservation Coach’ a study day on the move on Friday 23rd September 2016. Book now for a tour by coach from Cardiff to Hay Castle, the Landmark Trust’s Llwyn Celyn and White Castle Vineyard. It promises to be an very interesting day. […]

Creating pride of place day: Friday 18th March

CTC March 18 2016 programme_flyer

Civic Trust Cymru is hosting an inspirational day offering practical support through presentations, debate and workshops for civic societies, and individuals and groups who care about the place in which they live Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff 10.00 for 10.40am; ends 4.15 To find out more download the programme: CTC March 18 2016 programme To book: compete […]

Seasons Greetings from Civic Trust Cymru/Cyfarchion tymhorol o’r Ymddiriedolaeth Ddinesig Cymru

CTC Seasons Greetings

Click on the picture to enlarge.   The office of Civic Trust Cymru is shut from today until January 5th 2016.



The 2015 Convention is being held at Newport Cathedral (St. Woolos) on Saturday 7th November Registration opens at 9:30 am The Convention starts at 10 am and closes 4:30 pm TO BOOK YOUR TICKET(S) All queries, special requirements and bookings should be made via this link. Programme Theme: AFTER THE ‘NEWPORT RISING’ Speakers include: Prof. […]

The Dewi-Prys Thomas Prize 2015


  Guest post from the Dewi-Prys Thomas Trust The Dewi-Prys Thomas Trust is delighted to announce that in November 2015 it will be awarding its fifth prize for design in Wales. The triennial Dewi-Prys Thomas Prize is Wales’s prestigious award that recognises the importance of good design to the quality of life, identity and regeneration of Wales The […]

Gwobr Dewi-Prys Thomas 2015


    Wedi’i hysgrifennu’n wahaddedig gan yr Ymddiriedolaeth Dewi-Prys Thomas   Mae Ymddiriedolaeth Dewi-Prys Thomas yn falch o gyhoeddi y bydd yn dyfarnu y pedwerydd gwobr ar gyfer dylunio yng Nghymru yn mis Tachwedd 2015. Mae gwobr deirblwyddol Dewi-Prys Thomas yn anrhydedd sy’n cydnabod pwysigrwydd dylunio da ar gyfer ansawdd bywyd, hunaniaeth ac adfywiad Cymru Mae’r […]

Characterisation: exploring place with community groups

Explore your town manual

The Civic Trust’s work on characterisation continues….(This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014)

Celebrating the Chartists (article first published in 2014)


This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014.