Fairwater, Cardiff


Fairwater, Cardiff


Description

Fairwater is a district in the west of Cardiff, capital of Wales. It is located a few miles from Culverhouse Cross which connects Cardiff to the M4 motorway.The population taken at the 2011 census was 12,981.HistoryThe name Tyllgoed, meaning "dark wood" goes back to the 15th century. This leafy district is divided between the mainly privately owned 1930s semi-detached housing developments at the southern end, and more 1950s public housing stock towards the northern end closer to neighbouring Pentrebane. It includes Fairwater Park (known locally as "the Dell"), Fairwater Leisure Centre, a skatepark and numerous playing fields.Fairwater is the historic name of one of the canons' stalls at nearby Llandaff Cathedral.

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