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Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales - The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales aims to help the conservation and enhancement of the landscape, environment and amenities of the countryside, towns and villages of rural Wales.

Council for British Archaeology - Wales - provides online Information about archaeology in Wales.

Design Commission for Wales - The Design Commission for Wales is a national organisation established and core funded by the National Assembly for Wales. It is concerned with the quality of the built environment in Wales and to raise the design quality of buildings and the spaces between them, working with colleagues in the field of architecture, urban and landscape design and including consideration of the countryside as well as the cities, towns and villages of Wales

Friends of the Earth - Wales - Friends of the Earth campaigns for solutions to environmental problems that make life better for people.

Law Society - The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales. It works to improve access to the law and provides services and support for solicitors.

Local Records Centres Wales - The network of 4 Local Records Centres in Wales provides a biodiversity information service, including reporting on species, habitats and protected sites , which is available to any organization or individual involved in the planning process in Wales.

National Assembly for Wales - The Assembly is responsible for the development and implementation of the Planning system in Wales and to ensure that it meets the needs of the people of Wales.

Natural Resources Wales - Welsh Government Sponsored Body. Their purpose is to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably maintained, enhanced and used, now and in the future.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales - RCAHMW surveys, interprets and records the built heritage of Wales, either directly or through grant aid and partnerships, and makes information available to the public through the NMRW archive and information service.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Wales) - With nearly 3,500 fully qualified members RICS Wales is the professional body involved in all aspects of land, property, construction and increasingly environmental issues. Chartered surveyors work in a wide variety of organisations both in the public and private sector and within six main markets - commercial property, construction, infrastructure planning, minerals and waste management, residential and rural property.

Royal Society of Architects in Wales - The Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW) is constituted as the regional organisation of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in Wales. Its mission is to promote architecture and the work of architects to potential clients, policy makers and the general public.

Royal Town Planning Institute - Wales - The Royal Town Planning Institute is the professional organisation for town and country planners and is concerned with the shaping and management of our environment. Planning is a key factor in the practice of sustainable development because it deals with the physical relationships between our economic, social and environmental objectives.

The National Library of Wales - The National Library of Wales offers access to books, maps, manuscripts, archives, pictures, photographs and electronic resources relating to Wales.

Welsh Assembly Government - The Welsh Assembly Government is the devolved government for Wales.

Welsh Firms of Solicitors on the Web - a legal resource for Wales

Welsh Historic Monuments (Cadw) - Cadw's mission is to protect, conserve, and to promote an appreciation of the built heritage of Wales.

Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru) - Dwr Cymru is licensed to supply water for industrial and domestic purpose in an area covering most of Wales, and parts of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.