Maindy (Gelligaer Street) Park re-opens following major improvement works

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.

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.”