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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. Ideas and suggestions for improving the site are always welcome - if you have any please contact us.


Only six Councillors have successfully taken office following the election on 4th May. One new Councillor has been co-opted - Mrs Catherine Edwards - on 3rd July. The remaining two seats will also be filled as soon as possible by co-option.   

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Plasdwr Development - Redrow Homes submitted an Outline Planning application to develop most of the land (currently green fields)  between St Fagans and Radyr. Although the Community Council has submitted a detailed objection to the application, planning permission has now been granted. Detailed applications will follow in due course and the development will take place over the next 10 years.

See the details at Cardiff Council's web site under  planning application No. 14/02733/MJR

 Please note that a public drop-in session will be held

on Tuesday 28th November from 4.00 to 7.00pm

in the Cricket Club 

 If you have any questions about this developmnent, please come along. 


What's happening at the Village Hall? See the separate page for details.


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.