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Rhiwbina Garden Village

After a great weekend catching up with Tom, Laura, Mark and friends in Cardiff, I visited Rhiwbina Garden Village in north Cardiff. The village layout was designed in 1913 by Britain’s leading Garden City architects, Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin, to the ideals of the Garden City Movement; this championed better living conditions for the working class and aimed to offer a healthy alternative to the poor living conditions of overcrowded inner city slums – simple, well-planned houses, with lovely gardens and plenty of open space, at an affordable rent.

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