at the Llandaff Institute on the High Street
We are delighted to have achieved a £200,000 Welsh Government grant , £3,000 from Cardiff YMCA (1910) Trust, £10,000 for National Lottery Heritage Fund, £5,000 from National Lottery Community Fund and £10,000 from a local charitable trust to help provide a 50+ community activity centre and heritage room in the heart of Llandaff village. It will be a space to accommodate small-
The Pound Centre will be run by volunteers on a self-
The Pound is located next to the 13th Century Bishop’s Castle at the top of the High Street.
It was built in 1924 at the same time as Sir William Goscombe John’s War Memorial on The Green.
There would also be the chance to re-
We are also delighted to announce success with a £10,000 grant from the Lottery Heritage Fund. This, along with the grant from Cardiff YMCA (1910) Trust means that we can start planning an archaeological dig in The Pound, in the autumn. This community dig will be an intergenerational activity with older people and children from the local schools, and will be organised by professional archaeologists.
We are continuing to work with Downs Merrifield Architects on our plans and have just submitted them to Planning. We are also pursuing every means of making The Pound eco-
The Bishop’s Castle, Llandaff
We would like to thank everyone who is helping us with this unusual development:
Llandaff Society, Cardiff Council, Downs Merrifield (Architects), Owen Associates (Quantity Surveyors), PHG Consulting Engineers, East Ecology, RMC Construction, Dr Tim Young, Severn Wye Agency, C3SC, our local councillors, our AMs and MP, Llandaff Cathedral, Bishop of Llandaff School, Age Cymru, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, Cadw, The Cathedral School, Designs and Signs, Domestic Building Services, 196 Productions, The Llandaff Institute, St Fagan’s Museum
Please contact us on email@example.com if you would like to help, donate or just ask a question.
The Centre will also give our volunteers, in association with the Llandaff Society, the opportunity to share the history of Llandaff in a small heritage room, and also run guided tours of the Castle.
Left: Carolyn Merrifield, Cllr Sean Driscoll and Louise Thomas (Cardiff Council) examine the wall of the Bishop’s Castle in The Pound
Left: Artists’ impression of the Courtyard.
Right: Floor plan of The Pound