Welcome to the web site of St Fagans Community Council.
We hope you find it useful in keeping you informed about what is happening in the community - please check out our Summer 2021 newsletter. Ideas and suggestions for improving the site are always welcome - if you have any please contact us.
FORTHCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS
Full Council: 7 pm, Monday, 6th December 2021
Planning Committee - 6.30 pm, Monday 6th December 2021
Agendas and Draft Minutes are available for scrutiny on the meetings link under the Community Council tab above.
Planning Committee Meeting Minutes can be found on the Community Council link above.
Until further notice and in accordance with the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Act 2021 these meetings will be taking place face to face in the village hall and also remotely using Zoom. If any registered elector wishes to attend the meeting via zoom they are required to contact the Clerk at the email address above and he will advise the meeting number and password (this will not be publicized on the website for security reasons). The Clerk will then control entry to the meeting using the waiting room facility.
Accessibility Statement October 2020
We are currently working in a new version of our website which is aimed at delivering a website that is as close as possible to full compliance with the required Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The new site is being written by Eyelid Productions Ltd and photographs for the site and newsletters being supplied by www.camera-cymru.com.
Location and History
St Fagans (Welsh: Sain Ffagan) is a small rural village in the west of the City of Cardiff, Capital of Wales. The community area reaches north to the M4, incorporating the residential estate of Parc Rhydlafar, and south of the River Ely, incorporating the residential estate of Westfield Park. On it's eastern edge it borders the suburb of Fairwater and to the west borders the community of St George's and St Bride's in the Vale of Glamorgan.
The Village itself and immediate surrounding area is a designated Conservation Area.
St Fagans lies on the River Ely, and previously had a railway station on the South Wales Main Line. St. Fagans is home to St. Fagans Cricket Club and St Fagans Bowls Club.
It is also home to Wales National History Museum (formerly called the Museum of Welsh Life), St Fagans Castle, St Fagans Old Rectory and St Mary's Church.
In 1648, the Battle of St Fagans took place close by.