Category Archives: History

History on the Taff

From its origins in the Brecon Beacons, the River Taff is a beautiful part of [...]

Llandaff City CIW Primary School at 50

Llandaff CIW Primary recently celebrated its 50th birthday. Former pupils and members of staff explain [...]

Whitchurch and Llandaff Through Time: The Pubs

In our historical series, Steve Nicholas takes a look at life in Whitchurch and Llandaff [...]

Closedown: Broadcasting House Llandaff

Broadcasting House in Llandaff will soon be gone forever, demolished by bulldozers to make way [...]

8 historical buildings you can find in Llandaff

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Rhiwbina Recreation Club: A History

Rhiwbina Recreation Club is at the heart of the village community. Yet its roots lie [...]

In Proud & Honoured Memory

A new book takes an in-depth look into the stories behind the names on Whitchurch’s [...]

The Quarrymen

By Jim Tavener The quarries in and around Morganstown are geological marvels that have been [...]

Open Doors Llandaff 2018

September is here and volunteers throughout Llandaff are beginning preparations for Cadw’s Open Doors 2018. [...]

Hunter: The Attack on Fort Harib

The attack on Fort Harib on 28th March 1964 was arguably the highest profile incident [...]

The Walnut Tree Viaduct

The Walnut Tree Viaduct once spanned a view that most of us now take for [...]

Dai Caps and Woodbines

The Garden Village maintenance team was once a common sight around Rhiwbina. It was led [...]

Where did Rhiwbina get its name?

Gareth Neale sheds some new light on the origin of the name of Rhiwbina There [...]

Steam trains, Woodbines and Mr Gordon

Celfyn Lewis reflects on a long-forgotten era in Whitchurch and Llandaff North – a time [...]