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Cymraeg

Cardiff & Wales

City centre

There are a limited amount of flats available in the centre and they come at a premium price, but they benefit from modern living spaces and an unbeatable location.

Location

The city centre is located in the heart of Cardiff and pins together Canton, Roath, The Bay and Splott.

Key features 

  • Immediate access to all city amenities
  • Top-notch accommodation
  • More expensive
  • Ideal for couples

Atmosphere and amenities

Life in the city centre is convenient to a degree nowhere else in the city can offer. The atmosphere is busy, but most flats sit high above the hubbub and boast excellent, calming views of the city. All this comes at a price, though!

Notable streets

  • St Mary’s Street, which houses many restaurants, arcades, clubs and shops, leading from the train station to Cardiff Castle
  • Queen Street, the main pedestrianised street leading from the Castle to Newport Road
  • The Hayes, featuring the brand-new St David’s 2 shopping complex and a range of quirky arcades

Socialising

The city centre is simply unbeatable in terms of nightlife – clubs, bars, restaurants and pubs lie at your fingertips. From The Hayes and St Mary’s Street to St David’s Hall and the Millennium Stadium, living in the city centre is ideal for those who like their entertainments many and varied.

Nearest stations

  • Cardiff Central: 0.3 miles
  • Cardiff Queen Street: 0.4 miles
  • Cathays: 0.7 miles

Walking times

  • Graduate Centre: 5-10 mins

Campus life

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