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Source: Wales – City of Cardiff

Roath Park House renovations due to start

A redevelopment programme which will repair and renovate Roath Park House will commence on Monday, 2ndSeptember 2019.

Built in1897 within the Roath Park Pleasure Garden, the historic property was formally the official residence for the Parks Superintendent. Significantly it was once home to William Pettigrew and then his younger brother Andrew Alexander Pettigrew, head gardener to the Marquis of Bute.

Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, Cllr Peter Bradbury said: “Roath Park House is of significant importance to the people of Cardiff and I am delighted that it will soon benefit from much-needed renovations.

The project will include internal and external improvement works to reinstate the historic building, enhancing accessibility and making it fit for purpose. When completed, Roath Park House will provide an exciting business opportunity whilst reconnecting the property with the Pleasure Garden.”

The property is located in a Conservation Area on Ninian Road, for more information please visithttp://www.cardiffparks.org.uk/roathpark/info/roathparkhouse.shtml

Works are due to be completed in January 2020.

 

 

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