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Cardiff park re-opens following major improvement works

Credit: Cardiff Council

Residents of Cathays in Cardiff have been able to enjoy a new look local park this weekend as Maindy (Gelligaer Street) Park re-opened to the public following major improvement works.

Credit: Cardiff Council

Designed following consultation with residents, the works are part of an ongoing citywide programme of park and play area refurbishments being carried across the city, and include:

  • The installation of a new play area, including new play equipment and the refurbishment and relocation of existing equipment.
  • A separate natural play area.
  • New paths.
  • New table tennis and teqball tables. Teqball is a ball sport played on a curved table, combining elements of football and table tennis.
  • Picnic tables, some combined with board games.
  • New seating and re-positioned bins.
  • New trees, shrubs, and meadow grass areas.


A council spokesperson, said: “Creating safe spaces for play is a really important part of our work to make Cardiff a Child Friendly City but this has been a transformation that we hope will benefit the whole community, providing a space that everyone can enjoy.”