Maindee Unlimited

We love Maindee - but it needs a boost. So a group of local residents and partner organisations have formed Maindee Unlimited to pool our resources and skills. 

You can download our constitution, policies and plans by clicking here

Here's some of the highlights:

  • Retail occupancy rates up in Maindee District Centre
  • Over £0.5m project finance raised

Latest Blog Post

Maindee Library: Business As Usual

In case you haven’t already seen, heard or wandered in… we are back in Maindee Library. 

Welcome board in the foyer of Maindee Library.

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Preparing to Re-inhabit Maindee Library

Many people have found a home at Maindee Library and have missed the space during its closure. Thankfully the contractors So Exclusive will take away their tools at the start of June and the community will begin to re-inhabit Maindee Library. This blog article gives an idea of the changes that we can expect to see - such as fluted glass in the image below - and how the personal touches to this community building will be made over the summer.



Starting in June we have a range of art and design workshops - from product to interiors and mosaics - as we add personality to the space. Between 10am and 12 midday on Saturday June 2nd product designer David Henshall introduces the work to customise the library shelving system; 3pm-5pm on Monday 11 June architect George Lovesmith helps us plan flooring and fittings and on Wednesday 13 June artist Stephanie Roberts starts her library residency.


In this blog article we give you a guided tour of the spaces in the building. We connect these spaces with the opportunities to add what our art projects have found in Maindee!

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Investing in Maindee Library’s Shelving

We are about to make a series of investments in the fixtures and fittings in the main reading room at Maindee Library. As a place which holds a collection of books we are pleased that the first things to happen is an improvement to the shelves!


As with the spirit of the work done to the building so far, we are looking to create some new and functional from what is there already: we are going to ‘hack’ the current system with an elegant design - see image above - inspired by a group of Cardiff University Architecture Students. This blog explains the process of working with the student group and what happens next.

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Plans for Maindee Triangle

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