List of places in Cardiff

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This is a listing of places in Cardiff, county and capital city of Wales.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Electoral wards[edit]

This is a list of electoral wards covered by Cardiff City Council:

Communities[edit]

City Centre[edit]

Main article: Cardiff city centre

The city centre is Cardiff's main shopping area, the sixth largest in the UK. It is also the location of historical and cultural attractions such as:

Civic Centre[edit]

Main article: Cathays Park

The Civic Centre crafted out of white Portland stone and location of much of:

Cardiff Bay[edit]

Main article: Cardiff Bay

Formerly called Tiger Bay, this was where the world's first million-pound cheque was signed and was the centre of the global coal industry in the 19th and 20th centuries. In the 1980s the Cardiff Bay Development Corporation was set up to redevelop the area and has since been transformed into a high profile area of living, shopping, dining and culture attractions, such as:

Cardiff International Sports Village[edit]

The International Sports Village is a work in progress in Cardiff, with additional sporting and retail sites being added every so often.

Buildings[edit]

Covered markets and shopping centres[edit]

Leisure centres[edit]

Libraries[edit]

Police stations[edit]

  • Canton police station
  • Cardiff Bay police station (area headquarters)
  • Cardiff Central police station
  • Ely police station
  • Fairwater police station
  • Llanedeyrn police station
  • Llanishen police station
  • Radyr police station
  • Roath police station
  • Rumney police station
  • Whitchurch police station

Historical[edit]

Communities that no longer exist[edit]

Notable buildings that no longer exist[edit]

Geographical[edit]

Rivers and waterways[edit]

Woods[edit]

  • Plymouth woods
  • Leckwith woods
  • Long woods (Forest farm)

Bridges[edit]

  • A4055 Bridge (River Ely)
  • A48 Bridge (River Taff)
  • Brains Bridge (railway, Grangetown)
  • Canton Bridge (River Taff)
  • Clarence Bridge (River Taff)
  • Ely Bridge
  • Hailey Bridge
  • Llandaff Bridge (River Taff)
  • Lowther Road Bridge (railway)
  • Millennium Footbridge (River Taff)
  • M4 bridge (River Taff)
  • Penarth Road Bridge (River Taff)
  • Pont-y-werin Bridge/'The People's Bridge' (foot/cycle, River Ely)
  • Rumney River bridge (road)
  • Virgil Street bridge (railway, Grangetown)
  • White bridge (footbridge, Blackweir)

Weirs[edit]

Canals[edit]

Educational establishments[edit]

Higher Education[edit]

Further Education[edit]

Primary and Secondary Education[edit]

Adamsdown[edit]

  • Adamsdown Primary School
  • Stacey Primary School
  • Tredegarville Primary School

Birchgrove[edit]

  • Birchgrove Primary School

Butetown[edit]

  • Mount Stuart Primary School
  • St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • St Mary The Virgin Church in Wales Primary School

Caerau[edit]

  • Glyn Derw High School
  • Woodlands High School
  • Riverbank School
  • Millbank Primary School
  • Trelai Primary School
  • Caerau Infant School
  • Cwrt-Yr-Ala Junior School

Canton[edit]

Cathays[edit]

  • Cathays High School
  • Gladstone Primary School
  • Cardiff Muslim Primary School
  • St Monica's Church in Wales Primary School

Coryton[edit]

  • Coryton Primary School

Creigiau[edit]

  • Cregiau Primary School

Cyncoed[edit]

Ely[edit]

  • Michaelston Community College (Formerly Glan Ely High School)
  • Herbert Thompson Primary School
  • St Fagan's Church in Wales Primary School
  • St Francis Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Hywel Dda Infant School
  • Hywel Dda Junior School
  • Windsor Clive Infant School
  • Windsor Clive Junior School

Fairwater[edit]

Gabalfa[edit]

  • Allensbank Primary School
  • Gabalfa Primary School
  • Ysgol Mynydd Bychan
  • St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • St Monica's Church in Wales Primary School

Grangetown[edit]

  • Grangetown Primary School
  • Ninian Park Primary School
  • St Patrick's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • St Paul's Church in Wales Primary School

Heath[edit]

  • Ton-Yr-Ywen Primary School

Lisvane[edit]

Llandaff[edit]

Llandaff North[edit]

Llanederyn[edit]

  • Llanederyn High School
  • Llanederyn Primary School

Llanishen[edit]

  • Llanishen High School
  • Cefn Onn Primary School
  • Christ the King Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Coed Glas Primary School
  • Ysgol Y Wern
  • The Court School

Llanrumney[edit]

  • Llanrumney High School
  • Bryn Hafod Primary School
  • Glan-yr-Afon Primary School
  • Pen-y-Bryn Primary School
  • St Cadoc's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • St Mellon's Church in Wales Primary School
  • Ysgol Bro Eirwg

Pentwyn[edit]

  • All Saints Primary School
  • Bryn Celyn Primary School
  • The Hollies School
  • Springwood Primary School
  • St Bernadette's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • St David's Church in Wales Primary School
  • St Peter Evan's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Ysgol Y Berllan Deg
  • Glyncoed Infant & Nursery School
  • Glyncoed Junior School
  • St Philip Evans Roman Catholic Primary School

Pentyrch[edit]

  • Pentyrch Primary School
  • Ysgol Gynradd Gwaelod Y Garth Primary School

Penylan[edit]

Radyr & Morganstown[edit]

Rhiwbina[edit]

  • Greenhill School
  • Llanishen Fach Primary School
  • Rhiwbeina Primary School
  • Greenhill School

Riverside[edit]

  • Kitchener Primary School
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School

Roath[edit]

  • Albany Primary School
  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Taibah Muslim Primary School
  • St Anne's Church in Wales Infant School

Rumney[edit]

Splott[edit]

  • Baden Powell Primary School
  • Moorland Primary School
  • St Alban's Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Ysgol Glan Morfa

Thornhill[edit]

  • Thornhill Primary School

Tongwynlais[edit]

  • Tongwynlais Primary School

Tremorfa[edit]

Trowbridge[edit]

  • Bishop Childs Church in Wales Primary School
  • Meadowlane Primary School
  • Oakfield Primary School
  • St John Lloyd Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Willowbrook Primary School
  • Trowbridge Primary School

Whitchurch[edit]

Parks[edit]

  • Adamsdown community gardens
  • Africa Gardens
  • Bute Park
  • Caedelyn Park
  • Cathays Park
  • Cefn Onn Country Park
  • Coopers Field
  • Despenser Gardens (Riverside)
  • Fairwater Park
  • Forest Farm and Glamorganshire Canal
  • Gorsedd Gardens
  • Grange Gardens
  • Grangemoor Park
  • Hamadryad Park
  • Hailey Park (Llandaff North)
  • Heath Park
  • Hill Snook Park
  • Insole Court
  • Llandaff Fields
  • Llanishen Park
  • Maitland Park
  • Nant Fawr Corridor
  • Pontcanna Fields
  • Plasnewydd Gardens
  • Roath Park
  • Sevenoaks Park (Grangetown)
  • Sophia Gardens
  • Splott Park
  • Thompson's Park
  • Trelai Park
  • Tremorfa Park
  • Victoria Park
  • Waterloo Gardens
  • Wern Goch Park
  • Whitchurch Common

Archaeological sites[edit]

Retail parks[edit]

Cardiff Lifestyle Shopping Park, Llanishen
Avenue Retail Park, Rumney
Capital Retail Park, Leckwith

Transport[edit]

Main article: Transport in Cardiff

Public transport hubs[edit]

Major roads[edit]

Railway lines[edit]

Railway stations[edit]

Cycle routes[edit]

Walking routes[edit]

Shipping[edit]

Airports[edit]

(Cardiff International Airport and the military base RAF St Athan are both located in the neighbouring Vale of Glamorgan)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ thefreelibrary.com, article from South Wales Echo Avana to close city bakery TOMORROW... 17 June 2003 (viewed 2011-10-09)
  2. ^ R.C.A.H.M.W. website ELY PAPER MILLS;ELY PAPER WORKS, ELY, CARDIFF dated 10 June 2010 (viewed 2011-10-09)
  3. ^ a b Blake, A. Cardiff’s great Victorian architecture is 'under threat’ South Wales Echo, 30 October 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-24.
  4. ^ "CORPORATION BATHS, GUILDFORD CRESCENT, CARDIFF". Coflein. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  5. ^ BBC News 184 tobacco jobs go at city plant 27 September 2007 (viewed 2011-10-09)
  6. ^ The City Parish of St John webpages THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF CARDIFF CITY PARISH page undated (viewed 2011-10-09)
  7. ^ Jones, Bryan "Canton" The Chalfont Publishing Company (1995), p.111
  8. ^ a b c d "Shop in Cardiff". Cardiff & Co. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 

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