Circle Partner
CDA Herts
The Castle


Since 1966 Our Primary Role: Is to be the voice and advocate for the communities in rural and urban Hertfordshire.

We achieve this by exchanging information between the public, private and voluntary sectors, influencing strategies, supporting and working in partnership, and delivering a wide range of projects such as:-

• Promotion & Support of Community Led Solutions

• Community Based Organisation Advice & Guidance

• Reducing Rural Isolation & Loneliness

• Promotion, Delivery & on-going support to Social Prescribing initiatives

• Co-ordination of Community Energy Group

• Advising on Neighbourhood Planning

• Stewardship of the Community Garden in St Albans and other Projects

• Supporting Community driven Open Spaces & Play Areas

• Advice & Guidance on Rural Affordable Housing

• Community & Rural Transport Solutions

• Village Hall & Community Facility Advisory Service

We also host County wide network groups

• Community Energy

• Rural Issues

• Loneliness Forum

• Village Halls & Community Centres

We provide infrastructure services and support:

• Gypsy and Travellers Empowerment (GATE)

• Herts Welcomes Refugees

• Herts Equality Council

We are a partner delivery agency re Hertfordshire Year of Culture

We won Groundwork UK’s 2018 award for Community Cohesion in our Community Garden in St Albans

We run the Play Area Scheme based in HMP The Mount for passt 20+ years