A man built a cabin for homeless people to sleep in and then spent Christmas Eve looking for someone who could use the portable shelter.
Mark Burgess, from Llanrumney, made the wooden shelter – which can be moved around on wheels and comes with a fire alarm, light, insulation, ventilation and a lock – to provide a dry space for a homeless person to sleep and a safe place to keep belongings.
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After creating the shelter, Mark spent his Christmas Eve looking for people sleeping rough to ensure they had somewhere dry to wake up on the morning of December 25.
Mark, 35, said: ‘I walked around Cardiff on Christmas Eve and when I got to St Mary Street I saw a couple with a dog. I talked to them for a while and even though I had built it for one person …