Cardiff Gate

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Cardiff Gate is a business park development, located on the junction 30 of the M4 motorway and the A4232 north east of Cardiff, South Wales.

Development[edit]

In light of the development of farmland into housing at Pontprennau in the east of Cardiff in the late 1980s, an area was allocated within the development for commercial office use.

Cardiff Gate International Business Park[edit]

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Cardiff Gate International Business Park is a 100-acre (0.40 km2) commercial development site. Presently 60% developed, existing tennants including:

Hospitality is provided by a Hotel Ibis, and a public house/restaurant owned by Toby Carvery.

Cardiff Gate motorway services[edit]

Main article: Cardiff Gate services

Cardiff Gate services is the motorway service station, located closest to the M4 motorway. Previously owned by Granada Ltd., it is owned and operated by Welcome Break. Within the relatively small services building there are shops, toilets and a cash machine. The fuel franchise is operated by Total S. A..

Cardiff Gate Retail Park[edit]

Asda in Cardiff Gate Retail Park

Cardiff Gate Retail Park is actually located within the residential development of Pontrennau, accessed via the A4232. Retaillers include a 24/7 Asda supermarket,[1] which also has a petrol station providing Liquefied petroleum gas; B&Q and several home furniture stores. There is also a McDonald's fast food restaurant.

Although Cardiff Gate services provides secure 24hr parking for HGV's, many park overnight in B&Q's carpark, because it is free. They also use the cafe located within Asda or McDonald's, as both are cheaper than the Welcome Break alternative.

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Coordinates: 51°32′21″N 3°07′48″W / 51.53917°N 3.13000°W / 51.53917; -3.13000