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.

Cycle route survey on Mold to Flint

In March last year we reported on the cycle route from Mold town centre to Flint Castle. It is mainly quiet lanes, with a then new cycle path section on Raikes Lane, by County Hall, from the Bryn Awelon junction …

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Many hands make light work

Students from Year 9 at Maes Garmon put theory into practise when they volunteeres at sites across Mold. They heard first-hand from members of the community about their work and chose where to go and get involved. With the guidance …

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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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