Practical Squatting Evenings go weekly!

Cardiff Squatters Network is now planning to host weekly Practical Squatting Evenings. They will be a chance to get an introduction to squatting through a practical workshop, and a discussion about ‘squatters rights’ and recent experiences of local squatters. These will be on Sunday evenings at a new squat, to be announced soon. Also for more […]

Illegal eviction attempt due today outside Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle belongs to the people of Cardiff, it was given to us in 1947. ”In 1947 the Castle was given to the people of Cardiff by the 5th Marquess of Bute.” See: Cardiff County Council will today once again further the claim that the castle is theirs, not the people’s, as they send bailiffs […]

Gower Pub squatters resist eviction!

Squatters and supporters at the Gower Pub in Cathays today successfully resisted an eviction attempt. The squatters were told that they were about to commit a criminal offence by staying in the building as an Interim Position Order had been granted by the County Court. The squatters pointed out that the IPO was invalid as […]

Spread the word! The Gower Pub in Cathays is being squatted!

We have a meeting today (19th) at 5:30pm to talk about our plans and hope you can join us. 29 Gwennyth St, Cardiff CF24 4PH

Squatting workshop at the RBU tonight – “Still legal, but harder!”

Some squatters from the Cardiff Squatters Network will host an info-talk tonight about practicalities and legalities of squatting in England and Wales since the 2012 law change. The workshop will be at 7pm and last around 2 hours. This is part of the Red and Black Umbrella social centre 3 year anniversary week events. A […]

Social Centres Gathering 2014

Cardiff squatters are heading to Nottingham to share experience of setting up and helping to maintain squatted Social Centres in Cardiff, Newport and Swansea. This is after visits to the Cwtch Community Centre during very early Red and Black Umbrella days, and more recently supporting the Newport Action Centre – which has sadly had to close temporarily […]

Cardiff Homeless Action event with Cardiff Squatters workshop and meeting

The Cardiff Squatters Network are running a workshop at the World Homeless Day event in Cardiff this Saturday at Cathays Community Centre. The event is aiming to raise awareness and to get people involved in taking further action together with people who are homeless. It’s an all day event, starting at 3pm with workshops, free-shop, information stalls, activities for kids, […]

Newport Rises to Action – Statement from new squatted Social Centre

Inspired by the recent Week of Action against the NATO Summit in Newport, a group of local activists took control of an abandoned office block on Lower Dock Street, secured the building and now announce their intention to launch a new social centre and creative space for the Newport community. The Newport Action Centre will […]


Dated 30th August 2014 An effigy of US president Barack Obama was burnt in Bute Park on Saturday 30th August. The action was organised by a group calling itself ‘Cardiff Anarchists, Travellers, Squatters and Homeless Individuals Together’ (…what others might know as the Cardiff Squatters Network) and was attended by around 40 local young people. This symbolic action came […]

Statement from Squat50 – new Cardiff squat

We are currently occupying the Sixth Form College Building on Newport Road, and transforming it into a space for the community to use. We have been working towards an open day to show people the work we have done and explain what we are about. We are doing all this on a tiny budget and […]

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