P-05-864 Ban the use of 'Hostile Architecture'



This petition was submitted by People Over Profit having collected 120 signatures


Text of Petition

We call on the Welsh Government to ban the use of "Hostile Architecture" by organisations to deter homeless people from seeking shelter and any other street structures designed to impede or hide the homeless.


Hostile architecture: a homeless man asleep on a bench with arms dividing the length of the bench




This petition was considered completed by the Petitions Committee at its meeting on 13/10/2020.


In light of the lack of contact from the petitioner, the launch of the Placemaking Charter in September and the Minister’s commitment to engage organisations supporting homeless people in relevant work under this, the Committee agreed to close the petition and provide details of the evidence the Committee has considered to the petitioners.


Full details of the consideration of this petitions by the committee and related documents can be seen on the Meetings tab above.

It was first considered by the Petitions Committee on 05/03/2019.


Senedd Constituency and Region

·         Neath

·         South Wales West


Further information


Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 26/02/2019