This page shows a timeline for the features in Belle Vue Park where dates are known. More information can be obtained from the individual entries in the menu on the left.
|1892 November 3rd||The site of the park formally conveyed to the Council by Lord Tredegar.
The ceremony for cutting the first sod performed by the Mayor of Newport.
The Park was officially named Belle Vue Park.
|1894 September 8th||Park opened to the public|
|1894 November||Bandstand completed|
|1896 April 9th||Ornamental drinking fountain presented by Mr Stanley Jones was unveiled|
|1896||Gorsedd Stone Circle erected in preparation for the National Eisteddfod.
Ceremony of Proclamation for Eisteddfod held in Belle Vue Park.
|1897||The National Eisteddfod held in Newport|
|approx. 1904||Two bowling greens created|
|approx. 1907||Tennis courts added|
|1910||Rustic tea house provided|
|1913 September||Aviary completed|
|1914 after March 7th||Temperance drinking fountain was installed outside Friary Road entrance|
|1932 October||Council decided to close the aviary|
|1934 April 28th||New bowling green was opened by the Mayor|
|1935 October||New bowls pavilion completed|
|1945||Council resisted removal of the park railings for the war effort|
|1996 November||Temperance drinking fountain moved to outside St Woolos Cathedral|
|2000||Rustic Tea House given grade 2 listed status|
|2002||The Heritage Lottery Fund awarded £1.564 million towards the restoration of the park|
|2006||The restored pavilion and conservatories re-opened|