Roath Park Cycle Route (Phase 1) – Roath Recreation Ground improvements

We are developing a new cycle route from the city centre to the Roath Park area.
The route will provide key benefits such as:
  • promoting sustainable and active travel to school,
  • employment, and
  • connections to public transport.

The route will connect to other cycle routes in the future.

Phase 1 will provide a new segregated cycleway and upgraded footpaths in Roath Recreation Ground between the junction of Wellfield Road and Alder Road.

The scheme also includes:
  • Improvements to the junction of Wellfield Road, Marlborough Road, Penylan Road, and Ninian Road by upgrading crossing points, a cycle crossing and changes to the signal phasing.
  • Replacing the priority narrowings on Ty Draw Road with 4 ramped pedestrian crossing points.
  • Improvements to bus stops and a new northbound bus stop on Ninian Road.
  • Changes the Penylan Community Centre car park to make space for the cycleway.
  • Improving the zebra crossing at the Pen-y-Wain Road junction and shared footway for pedestrians and cyclists towards Roath Park Primary School.
  • Upgrading the footpath around the playing field and gym equipment.
  • Changes to the zebra crossing at the Alder Road junction and stop through traffic on Alder Road.
The work will start in late February 2024.
You can find information about the work being carried out by the contractor on Knights Brown’s website​​ or by emailing​.


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