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.

Monthly archives for August, 2015

Welsh Government Planning Consultations

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There are currently three planning consultations out. The middle consultation on the list below may be of particular interest to civic societies as it includes changes to Design and Access Statements. 1 Secondary legislation for development management A number of the proposals directly relate to the new development management provisions in the Bill, whereas other […]

Ruthin and District Civic Association ‘Opening new and old doors in September’

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Heather Williams of Ruthin and District Civic Association has new properties open for 2015. In Wales throughout the month of September, numerous venues open their doors to the public, free of charge. This Open Doors programme is part of European Heritage Days, which takes place in 50 countries across Europe. With many sites normally locked, […]

Do you have memories of the Morgan Arcade Cardiff?

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  Civic Trust Cymru’s newish offices are in the former David Morgan Department store in the Morgan Arcade, one of Cardiff’s Victorian arcades. The Morgan Quarter are collecting memories about the Arcade – can you help? See the poster below for more details.    

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 […]