Civic Society in plea to Welsh Ministers for Suffolk House trees

Legal letter ask Welsh Government to revoke planning consent at Suffolk House Nerys Lloyd-Pierce, Chair of the Cardiff Civic Society has written to the Welsh Government asking them to revoke planning consent at Suffolk House to prevent the unnecessary and environmentally damaging loss of mature lime and beech trees on the site. Ms Lloyd-Pierce objects … Continue reading Civic Society in plea to Welsh Ministers for Suffolk House trees

Civic society in attack on council’s tree policy

This article appeared in the Western Mail on Jan 18, 2020. It is written by their chief reporter, Martin Shipton. We are hugely grateful to the Western Mail for their support. Please check out walesonline.co.uk for more excellent coverage on environmental issues* Please support high quality campaiging journalism about our capital city by buying the … Continue reading Civic society in attack on council’s tree policy

Suffolk House Trees Saved – for Now

More shame for CPS Homes as they attempt to fell trees - without permission to close road Protestors and Councillor intervene to save trees - for now Local residents prevented contractors for CPS Homes from felling trees in a conservation area in Canton today. CPS Homes' contractors blocking the pavement, closing a bus stop and … Continue reading Suffolk House Trees Saved – for Now

Time for Cardiff council to stand up for trees against developers

Update: 8/11/19 Cllr Peter Bradbury, the cabinet member for culture and leisure has written to us to say that he has asked Cllr Caro Wild (Riverside), the cabinet member for sustainable planning and transport to review Cardiff’s council’s policy on trees and planning.  This follows the council’s public commitment to action, made in June 2019. … Continue reading Time for Cardiff council to stand up for trees against developers

Cardiff’s leaders commit to consider stronger rules to protect trees

Cllr Peter Bradbury responds to City Hall tree protesters Statement a "positive step" say campaigners Cllr Peter Bradbury, Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure has agreed to explore ways of strengthening Cardiff's rules to protect mature trees, in a meeting of full council yesterday (18 July 2019) Nerys Lloyd-Pierce, the chair of the Cardiff Civic … Continue reading Cardiff’s leaders commit to consider stronger rules to protect trees

Cardiff’s Suffolk House developer says trees must be felled ‘regardless’

The developer planning 17 new homes on the old Canton Family Centre site says the trees have to go, writes Matt Discombe, South Wales Echo's local democracy reporter Campaigners are keeping up the fight to save some mature trees despite plans being approved to fell them as part of a housing development. Signs have appeared … Continue reading Cardiff’s Suffolk House developer says trees must be felled ‘regardless’