Pushed around the bend! Households dwelling in flats in the course of a busy roundabout say they can not wait to maneuver out as a result of they should dodge site visitors each time they depart dwelling
- Residents in Penywuan, south Wales, have hit out at their roundabout flats
- They’ve blasted the not possible parking and harmful situations for teenagers
Households are being pushed around the bend by their houses which have been constructed atop a ’round hell-hole’ as issues mount over parking and site visitors.
Drivers are met with a peculiar sight in Penywaun, Aberdare in south Wales, the place a three-storey tower block of flats proudly sits on the centre of the busy roundabout.
Residents say that parking is not possible, coming out to the outlets generally is a nightmare and that they would not dare let their kids play out in entrance of the flats.
Others who’ve spoken about their uncommon flat block have admitted it’s a ‘bit unusual’ however insist that they settled in and normalised it over time.
Drivers are met with a peculiar sight in Penywaun, Aberdare in south Wales, the place a three-storey tower block of flats proudly sits on the centre of the busy roundabout
Residents say that parking is not possible, coming out to the outlets generally is a nightmare and that they would not dare let their kids play out in entrance of the flats
The 9 residents dwelling within the flats are met by a round street surrounding their entire block each time they depart the constructing.
Anybody trying to go away the event has to utilize a set of paths main down from the roundabout and instantly dodge site visitors on the carriageway on the close by Arfryn street.
Neighbours dwelling within the block say they ‘cannot wait to go away’ after coping with the awkward street crossing every single day.
One mom who lives within the flats stated: ‘You have heard of the magic roundabout – nicely that is the unmagic roundabout. It’s no laughing matter although.
‘You’ll be able to’t park and it’s important to dodge the site visitors going spherical and spherical each time you exit. Bonkers actually.’
One other resident, who didn’t wish to be named, stated: ‘I’ve have not been right here that lengthy and I already cannot wait to go away.
‘It is depressing attempting to have a automobile and produce your purchasing in when there may be nowhere to cease actually. It is simply a clumsy spot to reside in.’
The residents are anxious about being recognized in case there are issues about moved out of their ’round hell-hole.’
Fellow neighbour Chelsea stated she worries about her younger daughter’s security because of the street.
She stated: ‘It’s kind of unusual. I’ve lived right here for 2 years, and also you simply get used to it.’
‘The vehicles come down the hill at a tempo, and the college buses too, as a result of there is a complete close by, so there’s about 10 faculty buses.’
Chelsea stated she would not wish to let her daughter play outdoors close to the street, and ‘cannot wait’ to maneuver elsewhere when she has her second youngster.
One other particular person dwelling close by stated: ‘The flats have been there for no less than the thirty years I’ve lived right here. However then it was a lot quieter.
‘Now there may be much more site visitors on the street and it may be a nightmare attempting to get throughout. You’ll be able to see why so many individuals wish to depart.’
Rhondda Cynon Taf council was contacted for remark.