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A DERELICT old railway shed, transformed after a £1.2 million refurbishment, has been officially opened by a councillor who played in it as a boy.

Spearheaded by charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin and Meliden Residents Action group, a former goods shed on the Prestatyn to Dyserth walkway has been redeveloped as a community hub.

In its heyday, Meliden’s goods shed was a key stopping place on the old railway line which served both the mining and tourist trades. Now, after a four-year project, the Grade II listed building is a space for up-and-coming businesses and artists and crafters. It also has an onsite café, heritage and meeting room.

 

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BUILDING DUBBED ‘HISTORICAL FOOTNOTE’ STARTS NEW CHAPTER

A DERELICT old railway shed destined to be consigned to history has opened its doors after a £1.2 million revamp.

In its heyday, Meliden’s goods shed was a key stopping place on the Dyserth to Prestatyn railway line serving both the mining and tourist trades. The shed, on the Dyserth and Prestatyn walkway, eventually closed in 1957 and reopened briefly over the years, notably as an undertaker and a taxi rank.

But now it has been brought back to life, putting the Grade II building firmly back into the heart of the village community.

Spearheaded by charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin and Meliden Residents Action group, the building now provides opportunities for up-and-coming businesses, artists and crafters.

 

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History To Come To Life For Village Project

A VILLAGE community will take a step back in time in a bid to preserve its history for future generations.

Charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin is on the lookout for people to join a new film project which will bring the history of the village of Meliden, Prestatyn, to life.

The project comes on the back of the planned £1.4 million revamp of the village’s former railway building, now called Y Shed.

 

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Curious Developers Turned Detective After Discovering A Slice Of Victorian History Within A Rundown Railway Shed

Builders working on the former Meliden goods shed on the Prestatyn to Dyserth walkway got more than they bargained for when they began taking up the old floor. Hidden underneath were perfectly preserved old glass drinking bottles.

Keen to know more about their find, charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin, the organisation working with Meliden Residents Action Group to transform the old shed, showed the bottles to Rhyl History Club.

 

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Fledgling Businesses And Start-Ups Are Being Given The Opportunity To Get On The Right Track, Thanks To A New Community Initiative

A rundown former railway building on the walkway at Meliden, Prestatyn, is undergoing a £1.2 million revamp, transforming the empty building into a hub with a shop, café, heritage, bike hire facility, and business units.

The Grade II listed building - to be known as Y Shed - will be extended with four shipping containers transformed into serviced and affordable business units.

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People Are Being Asked To Turn Detective And Help Shed Light On A Village’s History

A rundown former railway building on the walkway at Meliden, Prestatyn, is undergoing a £1.2 million revamp, transforming it into a community hub with a café, heritage, bike hire facility, and business start-up units.

The Grade II listed building - Y Shed – is set to open next year and project leaders, charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin and Meliden Residents Action Group, are keen to ensure the project reflects Meliden life.

 

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Work starts on £1.2m railway revamp project

BUILDING work has started on a new £1.2 community hub and tourist attraction in a North Wales village.

Over the next 12 months, an abandoned goods’ shed on the old railway line at Meliden, near Prestatyn, will undergo a 21st-century transformation.

Charitable housing association Grŵp Cynefin and Meliden Residents’ Action Group are behind the revamp of the Grade II listed building on the Prestatyn to Dyserth walkway.

 

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Plans On Track For £1.2m Shed Revamp

PLANS for the £1.2 million transformation of a rundown railway shed have been given the go-ahead.

The Grade II listed Meliden Goods Shed on the walkway between Prestatyn and Dyserth is a step closer to being transformed into a community hub with a café, heritage centre, cycling facility, allotments and space for artists.

 

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Fundraising Bid Launched For Shed Project

A FUNDRAISING appeal has been launched to help raise the roof of a run-down railway shed.

Plans are in the pipeline to transform the Grade II listed Meliden Goods Shed on the walkway between Prestatyn and Dyserth into a community hub with a café, heritage centre, cycling facility, allotments and space for artists.

 

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Y Shed:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Sunday - 9.30am - 4.30pm

Caffi @ Y Shed:
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Sunday - 9.30am - 4.30pm

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Y Shed:
Phone: 01745 855859
E-mail: yshed@grwpcynefin.org
Address: Y Shed, Pen y Maes, Meliden, Prestatyn, Ll19 8PY
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Caffi @ Y Shed:
E-mail: caffi@yshedmeliden.com

Grŵp Cynefin Community Initiatives Team
Phone: 0300 111 2122

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