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Rumney (Welsh: Tredelerch) is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales. It lies east of the River Rhymney, and was part of Monmouthshire. On April 1, 1938 the Cardiff Extension Act 1937 incorporated it into the county borough of Cardiff, and thus it became associated with the geographical county of Glamorgan.

This is a predominately residential area with a variety of social and private housing. There are many shopping outlets on Newport Road as well as local shops at the top of Rumney Hill and on Wentloog Road, Countisbury Avenue in Llanrumney also hosts a good variety of local shops. New Industial & Business Estates have been developed alongside existing ones on Lamby Way providing welcome employment opportunities for many residents in Cardiff.

Within the older sectors of the Rumney area, are places of interest, such as the historic Rumney Pottery which is still in use today and also the remains of the old Rumney Castle which was a major stronghold on the South Wales coast, the remains of which were excavated in the late 70's and early 80's. An old Quarry which is now being used as a children´┐Żs park is situated off Ty Mawr Road (Ty Mawr - Welsh for "Big House")

 Rumney Library
       Brachdy Road
       CF3 3BG
       029 2079 5834
       Monday9.00-1.00 2.00-7.00
       Tuesday9.00-1.00 2.00-6.00
       Wednesday9.00-1.00 2.00-6.00
       Thursday9.00-1.00 2.00-6.00
       Friday9.00-1.00 2.00-6.00
       Saturday 9.00-1.00 2.00-5.30

 Rugby: Rumney RFC

 Petherton Veterinary Surgery
       86 Wentloog Rd
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 3EA
       029 20361767

 The Carpenters Arms
       Newport Road
       CF3 4AJ
       029 2079 2996

 Cross Inn

       783 Newport Road
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 4AJ

 The Hendre Hotel
       Hendre Rd
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 1ST
       029 2079 0545

 Capital Cabs Ltd
       Unit 8
       Lamby Industrial Park
       Wentloog Avenue
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 2EX
       029 2077 7777

 Sam's Chauffeur Services
       4 Dolgoch Close
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 1QH
       029 2079 5001

 The Monkstone
       902 Newport Rd
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 4LL
       029 2077 8491

 Old Cross Inn
       Newport Road
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 9AJ

 The Rumney Castle
       Wentloog Road
       South Glamorgan
       CF3 3LP
       029 2033 9275


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