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Former Maindee Swimming Baths
|Population||6,700 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||NP19 7,8|
The name 'Maindee' is an anglicised version of Maendy meaning 'stone house'.
A large selection of shops are located on Chepstow Road, Corporation Road and Church Road. A station of Gwent Police and a public library are located on Chepstow Road. A station of South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is also located in Maindee.
The annual Maindee Festival and Parade, held each Summer since 1996, is a popular community arts event for all residents in Newport.
Maindee Unlimited, a community-led regeneration charity for the Maindee area, was formed in 2014. It re-opened Llyfrgell Maindee Library for community use in October 2015. It is planning to re-open and redevelop the public toilets on Chepstow Road alongside other environmental and social projects.
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