Roald Dahl Plass

Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff, Wales, is named after everyone’s favourite Children’s author Roald Dahl who was born here in the Capital, and the word “plass”, meaning “plaza”, is a nod to his parent’s Norwegian origins. If you’re a fan of Doctor Who or the Torchwood spin-off, then you’ll immediately recognise this as being the location of a spatio-temporal rift in time1. At the north end of the plaza stands a 21m tall water fountain (which hides the entrance to the secret Torchwood underground cave). The south-east of the Plaza is home to the National Assembly for Wales,…

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