Burial Ground for Cardiff North Consultation

Cardiff Council are to undertake pre-application consultation in respect of the proposed development of existing Council owned land North of the M4 on the A469 for new cemetery space.


The existing cemetery on Thornhill Road is getting close to capacity and a new site is required to meet the demand of burial space for those in the North of the City.
Notice is therefore given that Cardiff Council is intending to apply for planning permission, for the following development;


Development of an existing field to be used as burial space. The site will provide a number of burial options including Lawn Graves, Traditional Graves, Cremated Remains Graves, Infant Graves and a Natural Burial Area.


The site will also include roads, paths, a car park, toilet block and waiting area together with water facilities and waste collection points.


Prior to formal submission to the Local Planning Authority and in accordance with the requirements set out in Article 1 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2016, the proposal will be subject to pre-application consultation.


Anyone who wishes to make representations about this proposed development must write to the applicant/agent at  ThornhillReception@cardiff.gov.uk or Bereavement services, Thornhill Cemetery, Thornhill Road, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 9UA.


Please ensure you do this by 29th May  2018


All relevant drawings, reports and supplementary supporting documents are available for inspection.


Public Consultation Drawings and Documents

01 Draft planning application form (662kb PDF)
02 Design and Access Statement (2.6MB PDF)
03 CO17144-01 Site Location Plan (6.8MB PDF)
04 CO17144-02 Existing Site Plan (3.5MB PDF)
05 CO17144-03 General Arrangement Plan (6.5MB PDF)
06 CO17144-04 Proposed Landscaping Plan (2.7MB PDF)
07 CO17144-05 Proposed Drainage Plan (571kb PDF)
08 CO17144-06 Proposed Long Sections (7.2MB PDF)
09 CO17144-07 Proposed Cross Sections (3.2MB PDF)
10 CO17144-08 Proposed Building and Shelter (6.6MB PDF)
11 CO17144-09 Flower Preparation Area (439kb PDF)
12 CO17144-10 Proposed Visuals (4.5MB PDF)
13 Transport Statement (2mb PDF)
13.1 Transport Statement – Appendix (5mb PDF)
14 BS 5837:2012 Tree Assessment (1.5MB PDF)
15 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal by Wardell Armstrong Report Number: 001 – Rev A (April 2018) (4MB PDF)
16 Tier 1 Hydrogeological Risk Assessment by Peter Mitchel Associates January 2015 (1.3MB PDF)
17 Site Investigation Report by TGMS Ltd. 28th April 2015, REVISION 2, 6th April 2018 (3.2MB PDF)
18 Equality Impact Assessment (591kb PDF)


Computer facilities and a hardcopy of the proposed application are available to view at Llanishen Hub, 11 Station Road, Cardiff CF14 5LS as follows:


Monday 9am – 6pm
Wednesday 10am – 7pm
Thursday 9am – 6pm
Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 5.30


Please note that the Hub is closed on Tuesdays and Sundays.


The Council welcomes correspondence in English and Welsh and we will ensure that we communicate with you in the language of your choice, whether that’s English, Welsh or bilingual as long as you let us know which you prefer. Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to any delay.