Plans to invest in Adamsdown public open spaces

Proposals to invest more than £1m in public open space in the Adamsdown area of the city have been revealed.


Design improvement plans for nine parks, playgrounds or areas of public open space in the ward are being brought forward to improve the local environment for residents.


More than £1m worth of Section 106 funding, resulting from new developments in the area including a number of student accommodation and residential developments, is available for the schemes which could include new or refurbished equipment in parks in the area, the installation of Multi-Use Games Areas (MUGA), repairing and upgrading footpaths, planting feature trees andopportunitiesforcommunity garden or planting space in the area.


The areas set to benefit are Cemetery Park, Brewery Park, Anderson Fields, Adamsdown Square, Howard Gardens, Adamscroft Place, Tharsis Close, Star Street and Blanche Street.


Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, Cllr Peter Bradbury, said: "This is a great opportunity for us to invest in Adamsdown's public open spaces and we're keen to know the views of people living and working there about how we can improve the area.


"We've come up with a number of ideas so this is a chance for people to let us know what they think before we bring forwarddetailed design and implementation plans for these schemes."


The local community will be able to find out more about the proposals and ask any questions at two open days in the area. The Parks Development team will be at Brewery Park (Nora St side) on Monday, October 29, 10am - 6pm  and at Anderson Fields on Friday, November 2, 10am - 6pm to provide further information.


Members of the public can also have their say on the improvements by completing the online

survey at survey closes on Monday, November 19.