HistoryPoints News

Jul 28, 2022

Cardiff's Empire Games legacy

The start of the Commonwealth Games will remind older Cardiffians of the city's hosting of the equivalent event in 1958. Many others associate the 1958 games with one of its legacies - the Empire Pool. The modernist building was a city-centre landmark until its demolition in ...

1998. Its site in the former Temperance Town had been earmarked for swimming baths in the 1930s but the Second World War intervened. For more on the Empire Pool, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the street column near the Stadium Plaza on Wood Street. Or click here