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Senghennydd Court

A large hall of residence very close to the City Centre and Cathays Park campus.

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Couples
  • Families
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Exterior of Senghennydd Court
Shared kitchen at Senghennydd Court
Shared bathroom study bedroom at Senghennydd Court
Exterior of Senghennydd Court

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Quick facts

No. of students 610
Main Building 0.5 miles
Heath Park campus 2 miles

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This is a large hall of residence with self-catered and part catered options. It is close to the Cathays Park campus, the Students’ Union and the City Centre and is also particularly convenient for students studying Mathematics, Engineering, Physics and Astronomy or Computer Science. The evening meal service provides students with a hot meal Monday to Friday except during vacations. Generally the meals are served between 5.00pm – 7.00pm at the nearby Trevithick Restaurant in the Queen’s Buildings.


Senghennydd Court
Salisbury Road
CF24 4DS


+44 (0)29 2087 5709


Shop Salisbury Road
Supermarket City Centre (Sainsburys)
Fast food City Centre
Bar Students' Union
Sports facilities Cardiff University Fitness & Squash Centre
Cardiff University Strength & Conditioning Centre

Getting around

Main Building
Distance 0.5 miles
Walking 10 minutes
Cycling 5 minutes
Bus n/a
Heath Park campus
Distance 2 miles
Walking 40 minutes
Cycling 20 minutes
Bus Park Place, Cardiff Bus No. 27

Please note: the timings given above are only provided as a guide.

  • Self-catered
  • Part catered (evening meal provided Monday to Friday at Trevithick Restaurant)
  • Ensuite (120 rooms for Postgraduate students only)
  • Shared bathroom (490 rooms for Undergraduate students only)
  • Shared kitchen/dining areas
  • Flats for 5 students
  • Network connection point and Wi-Fi access
  • Bicycle sheds
  • Laundry
  • Car parking (20 spaces)
  • Welsh-speaking and learners' flats
  • Quiet living option for postgraduates (shared flats/houses with other students who have also expressed an interest in a quiet living environment)
  • 1 room equipped with a flashing alarm and a vibrating pillow, suitable for those with a hearing impairment

Postgraduate 'Plus'

Two of the houses provide the following Postgraduate 'Plus' facilities:

  • each flat contains crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils and colour television with licence paid
  • each study bedroom contains a duvet and two sets of bed linen

Session 2016/2017

Standard residential period (September to June)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Self-catered, shared bathroom £3815.68 (2 X £1271.89 and 1 X £1271.90) Undergraduates only
Part-catered, shared bathroom £4644.94 (2 X £1548.31 and 1 X £1548.32) Undergraduates only
Self-catered, ensuite £4444.40 (2 X £1481.47 and 1 X £1481.46) Postgraduates only
Part-catered, ensuite £5273.66 (2 X £1757.89 and 1 X £1757.88) Postgraduates only
Car parking £145.50 (3 X £48.50)
Full year residential period (September to September)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Self-catered, ensuite Postgraduate 'Plus' £6447.64 (2 X £2149.21 and 1 X £2149.22) Postgraduates only
Name Position Telephone
Joanne Hooper Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5709
Rhian Watkins Senior Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5709
Debra Jones Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5709


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Residences Office
Cardiff University
PO Box 533
Southgate House
CF14 3XZ

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4661