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Bute Parks Partnership - 2009 update

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Bute Parks Alliance (www.buteparksalliance.org) presentation made to a number of organisations to update them on the encroachment of Cardiff's historic parklands.

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Bute Parks Partnership - 2009 update

  1. 1. 1 Bute Parks Alliance campaigning for Cardiff’s historic green spaces
  2. 2. Bute Park 2
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. 4
  5. 5. The Bute Parks complex 5
  6. 6. The Bute Parks complex as we call Bute Park, Sophia Gardens, Llandaff and Pontcanna Fields... are not some relict of 19th Century philanthropy 5
  7. 7. Sophia Gardens 6
  8. 8. Sophia Gardens 6
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  11. 11. Pontcanna Fields 9
  12. 12. Sophia Gardens 10
  13. 13. Sophia Gardens 11
  14. 14. 12 WJEC, Western Avenue
  15. 15. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 13
  16. 16. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 14
  17. 17. Tree destruction western edge Bute Park 15
  18. 18. Portacabins outside Bute Castle 16
  19. 19. New bridge at Corbett Road 17
  20. 20. Breaching the tree screen along North Road 18
  21. 21. Cleared a year before planning consent granted 19
  22. 22. Bridge - cost £1.4 million 20
  23. 23. Bedding plants from Holland 21
  24. 24. A tranquil part of the park 22
  25. 25. Roads widened by 1-3 metres 23
  26. 26. Cooper’s Field, Bute Park 24
  27. 27. Cooper’s Fields 25
  28. 28. 26 Access for bigger events in Cooper’s Field and Blackweir
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  33. 33. Road widened to 6 metres to allow lorries to pass 31
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  39. 39. 35 We call on Cardiff Council to agree to an immediate moratorium on developments in the central city park complex - Bute Park, Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna Fields and Llandaff Fields - until a wide ranging public consultation has been held into their use and a future strategy agreed.
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  43. 43. 38 www.buteparksalliance.org
  44. 44. 39 Renewing public spaces and civic society a Cardiff Civic Society event at the newly re-opened Chapter Arts Centre 7pm Thursday 19th November This event has also received the support of The Victorian Society and the Bute Parks Alliance. Details on www.cardiffpartnerships.org

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