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Cogan Gardens re-opens following improvement works


Cogan Gardens, a small green space at the heart of the Cathays community has officially re-opened to the public following some big improvements.

Children from Cardiff Muslim Primary School joined local ward councillors, and Cabinet Member for Culture, Parks and Events, Cllr Jennifer Burke, last Friday (12thMay), to celebrate the completion of works, which are part of an ongoing £3.2 million programme of investment in parks and play areas across Cardiff.

Improvements to the park, developed in consultation with the local community, include:

  • a new play area.
  • outdoor exercise equipment.
  • a chess table and chairs.
  • new bins, picnic and park benches.
  • new lawn, shrub and meadow planting.
  • new paths and walking loop.
  • protection and retention of all mature lime trees.
  • refurbishment of the boundary railings.

Cllr Burke, said: "It was great to see so many happy faces enjoying the improvements to Cogan Gardens. Local parks and play areas are incredibly important, they can make a real difference to people's quality of life, which is why we're continuing to invest in them in communities across Cardiff."