Space & Place

Cittaslow Mold’s ‘Space & Place’ sub group covers Cittaslow membership criteria ‘B’ on infrastructure and criteria ‘C’ on the quality of urban fabric. Projects include:

  • Implementing the recommendations in the 2010 Mold Sense of Place study.
  • Exploring ways to promote and develop Bailey Hill with interested residents and partners such as Mold and District Civic Society, and Flintshire County Council.
  • Developing cycle and walking routes from and around Mold with partners such as Troedio Clwyd Walks, the Ramblers and Flintshire County Council.
  • Starting a new Commemorative Bench scheme in Mold.

Plans to improve Mold’s birthplace

Bailey Hill has been described as the most important public space in Mold. Its significance dates back to around 1100 when Robert, the Norman Marcher Lord of Moldsdale, built himself a castle on the largest of the glacial moraines that …

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Mold Gold Cape

Community archaeology project – help to discover more about Bronze Age Mold The unique ceremonial gold cape discovered in Mold in 1833 has recently been at the centre of a comprehensive research programme, co-ordinated by the British Museum and culminating …

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Community orchard

Community orchard The first six Welsh heritage fruit trees planted in Mold’s community orchard Luckily the snow had melted at St Mary’s Park, when volunteers planted six heritage fruit trees. The site is the first community orchard to be established …

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Planting for pollinators

Planting for pollinators Members of the St Mary’s Community Orchard group and Cittaslow Mold are working with FCC’s ecologist, Amanda Davies, to determine the best way of managing the orchard site with the objective of re-introducing wild flowers and to …

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