Volunteering in Splott in 1972

This delightful video from VCS Cymru captures the efforts of a group of volunteers in the summer of 1972 as they help children across Cardiff build their own adventure playgrounds.

From a Splott perspective, the footage is quite poignant, including footage of a street party held in southern Splott in a street that was later demolished to make way for industrial development.

The video was recently shown at the launch of the Chronicle project, which aims to research the history of volunteering in the southern Cardiff arc between 1914 and 2014.

For more information on the Chronicle project, contact Klavdija Erzen on 029 20 227625 or email