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Brief description of site

Ynysangharad Park is a well-preserved public park of 1923-5, featuring a range of sports facilities. There are also ornamental features, including a bandstand and sunken rockwork garden. The park contains some good mature trees, and retains its traditional flowerbeds.

Brief history of site

The park was opened by Field Marshal Viscount Allenby on August 6th, 1923, with additions and alterations throughout the 1920s.

Location information:

Address: Taff Street, Pontypridd, CF37 4SS

Locality: Pontypridd

Local Authorities:

Rhondda, Cynon, Taff; Pontypridd; Pontypridd

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 170 Grid Ref: ST075900
Latitude: 51.6012 Longitude: -3.33695

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park for general public use. It is open daily from 8.30am.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1923 to 1925

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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