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Transforming Public Spaces
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By Carolyn Brownell

Transforming Public Spaces

Project Lead: Emily Cotterill

As Wales’ capital city there is an expectation of how the city should present itself and welcome visitors. There are examples of how Cardiff does an excellent job in many areas, such as Cardiff Castle, Bute Park, and The Hayes.  However, there are parts of the city which are in need of investment and love.

We will deliver, influence, and partner to make Cardiff an outstanding place to visit, work and live. Feedback during our consultation demonstrated a desire for more welcoming and attractive public spaces, to allow people to congregate and enjoy themselves – we will investigate opportunities in this area, such as in Hills Street and through the implementation of pocket parks.

We also had excellent feedback on the floral decorations we have invested in during our first term and will continue to add a splash of colour across Cardiff streets via our hanging baskets.


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Art & Culture Focus
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The Card
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Award winning events
Project Lead: Carolyn Brownell Every experiential event that FOR Cardiff delivered in our first term led to a significant increase in footfall at its launch. We believe this is because we created unique moments and experiences…
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