Parc Tredelerch is a relatively young park in the Rumney district of Cardiff, completed in 2003. The park is centred on a lake which was created from an abandoned loop of the River Rhymney. A footpath circumnavigates the lake and includes an iconic board walk crossing one end of the lake. Around the walk there are positions from which to fish provided permission has been obtained, also picnic tables and other places to stop to observe the waterfowl and wildflowers. The waterfwowl include mute swan, great crested grebe, coot, mallard and heron. There is a small car park associated with the park.
The land now forming the park was previously designated as a potential expansion site for the Lamby Way Recycling Centre. It was not used for this purpose, though road salt was stored there at the west end near the flyover. When the Recycling Centre actually extended in the other direction, into the Bristol Channel, an Act of Parliament (the Cardiff City Council Act 1984) was required to permit the coastline to be so modified. Almost 20 years later Parc Tredelerch was created on the unused expansion site.
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