Monthly Archives: May 2016

Shop Splott: swapping the supermarket for local vendors

With Splott Lidl demolished and the shiny new store not due to open until December 2016, Splottlanders may be wondering where to go to buy their usual basket.  The answer may be closer to home than people think. There are some great local businesses in Splott and Adamsdown selling quality produce at decent prices.  In […]

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A look back at the history of Splott

Splott has changed a fair bit over the years.  Industries have started up and shut down; shops opened and closed; houses erected and some demolished.  In this article, we map the changing shape of Splott since its establishment.   Before Splott was Splott Splott was formed from land reclaimed from the sea by English settlers […]

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Splott Summer Community Fete

This summer, on the 7th of August, Splottlanders can get together and enjoy a community summer fete organised by local residents.  Staged at Moorland Park, Singleton Road and Old Splott Library, the fete will have loads of fun stuff from a rugby tournament for 6-8 year-olds to street games, stalls, face painting, music, alternative therapies […]

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Splott bingo hall redevelopment: the revised plans

Underground parking is one of the elements that Cardiff City Council’s planning committee will consider this week when reviewing a new application for 47 flats to be built on the site of the derelict bingo hall at the top of Splott Road. According to a document released on Cardiff Council’s website in advance of the […]

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Lights and single lane traffic on Beresford Road Bridge

Traffic is a hot topic in Splott and, lately, the words on everybody’s lips are ‘what’s happening with Beresford Road Bridge?”. If you live in Splott or Adamsdown, or just drive through the neighbourhood on your way to and from work, you’ll know that Beresford Road Bridge is now down to a single lane managed […]

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Inksplott Interview: Splott Albion SE and Minis Football Club

This week, Inksplott talks to Craig Truman, founder of football club Splott Albion Minis. After realising that some kids were missing out because they couldn’t afford the registration fees at surrounding football clubs, Craig set up Splott Albion Minis as a donations only club, with the donation set at £1 to provide football training for […]

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Dog owners must microchip pet pooches or face possible fine

A new law that requires all dogs to be chipped by the time they are eight weeks old has come into force and failure to have dogs chipped could lead to a fine of up to £500 for owners. Under the new law there is also a requirement to reregister owner details if a dog […]

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New relief road coming to Splott and Tremorfa

A new road in Cardiff Docks, officially known as the Eastern Bay Link, will connect Queen’s Gate roundabout (the one at the end of the A4232 just after the tunnels) with A48 Ocean Way roundabout at the back of Splott. According to information on the Welsh Government website, the £57.3m road will: provide a more […]

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