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The Maritime Quarter Residents’ Association addresses the issues relating to the conditions and amenities in the Swansea Marina area. It aims to connect with and to support and provide a voice for residents in our community. It was formed in 2008, with the backing of Swansea Marina residents and Local Councillors. Read More

MQRA February Quiz

In case you hadn’t heard, the MQRA Quiz is now being held at Gallinis on the last Wednesday of the month. The new and improved Quiz Night will feature a special price menu and bar prices just for us. So come along to the MQRA Quiz Night Wednesday 27th February Read More

3 Knights and Two Welshmen

Richard Burton had at one time been lauded as the heir apparent to Olivier but in the eyes of many he squandered his rare talent in pursuit of fame, celebrity, privilege, wild living..women…and drink.   Dylan Thomas had similarly been a bright, early talent who gathered around him ardent fans, Read More

Marina Market 13th January

It’s the Marina Market in Dylan Thomas Square Sunday 13th January 10.00am to 3.00pm Marina Market is a monthly street market selling fresh Welsh food and beautiful handcrafted goods. It runs 10am – 3pm the second Sunday of every month (with the odd exception). Dates can be found here: Read More

MQRA Coffee Morning – 16th January

Maritime Quarter Residents’ Association (MQRA) Coffee MorningOur Next Coffee Morning has been arranged for:Wednesday 16th January 2019 – 11.00am – 12.30pmin the Cityside Room (First Floor), National WaterFront Museum Our guest speaker will be Bryony Gundy, the South Wales Communications Coordinator for Associated British Ports. She will be speaking to us Read More

Disposing of Dog Waste

The MQRA has been informed by the council that dog waste bins in a state of disrepair are to be removed and not replaced . Please dispose of all dog waste bags in standard litter bins in future . Many thanks. Read More

The Mercy

I went to watch the film ‘The Mercy‘ yesterday (26th April 2018), at the Vue Cinema in Swansea. It had just one showing which was at 1.00pm in the afternoon. I was pleasantly surprised that the cost was just £3.99 which included a drink (Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate or Read More

Gigi Gao’s Chinese Restaurant Best in Wales

A Chinese restaurant in the Maritime Quarter of Swansea has been named the best in Wales. Two eateries from Swansea , and one from Cardiff , were shortlisted for the title at the inaugural Golden Chopsticks Awards 2018, which were established to celebrate the best Asian food in the Read More

Swedish Tall Ship to Visit Swansea

Teachers and students from the Marina Läroverket in Sweden will be visiting Swansea on their Tall Ship Ãlva in April. If you would like further information, visit their website at (providing you can read and understand the Swedish Language). Read More

Leasehold Issues

LEASEHOLD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW According to Land Registry data, the number of properties sold under a leasehold agreement soared last year. This increase happened despite a government ban on leaseholds for almost all new-build houses. Leasehold flats still dominate – in fact, leasehold is by Read More