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.

Posts in category characterisation

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 […]

Visual Echoes

How to choose a house

Guest article by Noel Upfold. This article was first published in the ‘Deri’ the newsletter of Rhiwbina Civic Society.  Rhiwbina is a suburb in North Cardiff, and the focus of Rhiwbina Civic Society’s characterisation or ‘Explore Rhiwbina’ project. Amongst other things, Noel is a member of Rhiwbina Civic Society ‘Explore Rhiwbina’ group.    Many recently built […]

Characterisation, community engagement and place-making

Newtown

This is the revised text of a presentation given to an RTPI Urban Design and Conservation regional seminar hosted by Cardiff University’s School of Planning and Geography Innovation and Engagement unit on 25 March 2014. This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014.

Charlotte Square

Charlotte Square

Rhiwbina and District Civic Society is producing a character study of this large Cardiff suburb. This report on Charlotte Square illustrates the approach they have taken to the project. This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014.

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)