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Cardiff & Wales

City centre

The city centre offers flats which do come at a slightly higher price than more residential areas. City centre accommodation benefits from modern apartment living in an unbeatable 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
  • Modern, stylish accommodation with views across the city
  • Ideal for couples
  • Easy walking distance to the main university campus

Atmosphere and amenities

The busy city centre location provides easy access to the many amenities and activities. Many of the flats are high above the hubbub of the streets meaning that residents have excellent views across the city.

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


The city centre offers the great socialising opportunities with many clubs, bars, restaurants and pubs 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 entertainment varied and in very close proximity.

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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