Cowbridge Road East Environmental Improvements


Cardiff Council is proposing improvements to the street environment of a section of Cowbridge Road East which is home to a range of local shops and services which are valued by the community. The project forms part of the Council’s Neighbourhood Renewal Schemes Programme, and aims to deliver pedestrian improvements including footway widening and resurfacing, rain gardens/planting and street furniture.

What's Happening Now?

An initial consultation exercise has now been carried out.  A number of leaflets were delivered to the surrounding area including posters which were placed in Amaze Playz and Cardiff Auto Repair. We received some constructive feedback and this feedback will help to develop the detailed design plans which will be shared for public consultation later this year.

Thank you all for your comments.

Next Steps...

We are pleased to announce that we are working in partnership with Chapter Arts Centre on the proposed new crossing design as part of the improvements to Cowbridge Road East. Chapter are asking local artists to submit their designs for consideration. We will be working closely with Chapter to choose a design each from 3 artists which the public will be consulted to choose a final design for the crossing later this year.

The new crossing will complement the additional street environmental improvements proposed as part of the scheme. The artwork will highlight the local culture, history and architecture of Canton whilst also providing a safe place for pedestrians to cross. 

We are proud to be working with Chapter Arts Centre with what will be Cardiff’s first bespoke designed crossing. We look forward to looking through all submissions from Cardiff’s talented artists.


The link below will take you to Chapter’s application page. Deadline for submission is the 14th October at 5pm.

Click here for more information.

Cowbridge Road East