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Talybont North

Part of the Talybont complex which is the largest of the University's residences.

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Couples
  • Families
Talybont North - Exterior Talybont North - Kitchen Houses A-R Talybont North - Ensuite Small Talybont North - Ensuite Medium Talybont North - Ensuite Talybont Social Centre Talybont Sports Hall
Exterior of Talybont North
Kitchen Houses A-R
Talybont North ensuite (small room)
Talybont Social Centre
Talybont Sports Hall
Talybont North ensuite (medium room)
Talybont North ensuite

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Quick facts

No. of students 972
Main Building 1.25 miles
Heath Park campus 1.25 miles


Talybont is the largest of the University’s residences and provides a range of social amenities and excellent sports facilities. This purpose-built development is situated in pleasant grounds close to large areas of parkland. It is a short walk or cycle to most of the academic buildings, including the Heath Park campus.


Talybont North
Houses A-Y
Bevan Place
CF14 3UX


+44 (0)29 2087 4615


Shop North Road (Tesco Express)
Supermarket Excelsior Way (Tesco Extra)
Fast food Talybont Social Centre
Bar Talybont Social Centre
Sports facilities Cardiff University Sports Training Village

Getting around

Main Building
Distance 1.25 miles
Walking 25 minutes
Cycling 12 minutes
Bus North Road, Cardiff Bus No. 27
Heath Park campus
Distance 1.25 miles
Walking 25 minutes
Cycling 12 minutes
Bus n/a

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

  • Self catered
  • Ensuite – standard room size (Houses S-Y)
  • Ensuite (medium room) – slightly smaller than standard room size (Houses A-R, Rooms 1-5)
  • Ensuite (small room) – small room (Houses A-R, Room 6)
  • Shared kitchen/dining areas
  • Flats for 6 students (except 1 flat for 4 students in House E)
  • Network connection point and Wi-Fi access
  • Bicycle sheds
  • Laundry
  • Car parking (130 spaces allocated between Talybont North and Talybont Gate)
  • Welsh speaking flats
  • 3 rooms equipped with a flashing alarm, suitable for those with a hearing impairment
Postgraduate 'Extra'

One flat consisting of 10 ensuite study bedrooms (all with wheelchair accessible bathroom facilities) on the ground floor has the following Postgraduate 'Extra' facilities:

  • Communal lounge area
  • Kitchen with kettle, iron, toaster, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • Spacious study bedroom with large bed, refrigerator, colour television with licence paid, duvet and two sets of bed linen

Session 2013/2014 (Prices for 2014/2015 will be available from May 2014)

Standard residential period (September to June)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Ensuite (small room) £3,207 (3 x £1,069)
Ensuite (medium room) £3,473 (1 x £1,157.66, 2 x £1,157.67)
Ensuite £3,740 (1 x £1,246.66, 2 x £1,246.67)
Ensuite Postgraduate Extra £4,520.35 (1 x £1,506.79, 2 x £1,506.78)
Car parking £134 (1 x £44.66, 2 x £44.67)
Non standard residential period
Type Notes
Ensuite (medium room) /
Ensuite (small room)
Variable according to individual course dates, fees will be calculated according to the daily rate for the Standard Residential Period. Heath Park Students

Please note: these residential periods may include placement periods when you will be paying residences fees but may not be occupying your room.

Name Position Telephone
Anna Carpanini Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5807
Katie Hall Senior Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5807
Andrew Cleverley Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 5807


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Contact us

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

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