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Boost for Burnham Avenue

Boost for Burnham Avenue


A busy shopping parade in the east of the city has been given a new lease of life thanks to Cardiff Council's Neighbourhood Renewal Scheme.


An investment of £150,000 has been made into the local area around Burnham Avenue shops in Llanrumney, improving the parade for both local residents and businesses.


The scheme has been delivered by the Council's Neighbourhood Regeneration team which delivers environmental and community regeneration programmes in local neighbourhoods throughout the city.


The existing public space around the shops on Burnham Avenue has been upgraded with the paving repaired and cleaned, new litter bins installed and the planting of new trees. The parking areas and bus stop were also re-defined.



The five local shops have each benefited from new roller shutters while three of the units have had new signage.


A bright new mural on the pine end of the parade completes the improvements. The mural features images depicting Llanrumney's community and history and was developed and painted by artist Andrew Harford from ideas put forward by local people.



Cabinet Member for Housing and Communities, Cllr Lynda Thorne, said: "The Council is committed to investing in local communities and we are working to create better places for people to live, work and shop.


"As part of our Neighbourhood Renewal Scheme, local councillors can put forward ideas for improving their community and we're grateful to the Llanrumney members for their input into this scheme which really brightens the area."