Splott Park

Splott Park dates back to 1902. The history of the park is nicely documented on the Cardiff Parks website

It was built on 18 acres of land donated by the Tredegar estate. Work on the pool began in Oct 1921 and was completed by March 1922. It was officially opened in 14 Aug1922. New covered baths were constructed on the site of the former outdoor baths in 1976 and were refurbished in 2003. 

Aerial view of Splott Park in 1950 (photo credit RAF)
Splott Park was opened in 1906 and the opening of these tennis courts was a year later in 1907.
Splott Park Baths in Cardiff was opened on August 14,1922 by Councillor R.G.H. Snook. The bathing season was from May 1 to September 30 each year.
Jessie the steam engine in 1965 at Splott Park. Jessie survives and Jessie is usually based at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway, but she is sometimes loaned to other lines. The steam roller is is a Wallis and Steevens “Advance” roller
Baden Powell school sports day on Splott Park 1962. The cooling towers of Roath Power Station are visible top left.