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

Contents

1 Administrative divisions

1.1 Electoral wards 1.2 Communities

2 City Centre

2.1 Civic Centre

3 Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay

3.1 Cardiff
Cardiff
International Sports Village

4 Buildings

4.1 Covered markets and shopping centres 4.2 Leisure centres 4.3 Libraries 4.4 Police stations

5 Historical

5.1 Communities that no longer exist 5.2 Notable buildings that no longer exist

6 Geographical

6.1 Rivers and waterways

6.1.1 Rivers 6.1.2 Canals 6.1.3 Weirs 6.1.4 Lakes and reservoirs

6.2 Woods

7 Educational establishments

7.1 Higher Education 7.2 Further Education 7.3 Primary and Secondary Education

7.3.1 Adamsdown 7.3.2 Birchgrove 7.3.3 Butetown 7.3.4 Caerau 7.3.5 Canton 7.3.6 Cathays 7.3.7 Coryton 7.3.8 Creigiau 7.3.9 Cyncoed 7.3.10 Ely 7.3.11 Fairwater 7.3.12 Gabalfa 7.3.13 Grangetown 7.3.14 Heath 7.3.15 Lisvane 7.3.16 Llandaff 7.3.17 Llandaff
Llandaff
North 7.3.18 Llanedeyrn 7.3.19 Llanishen 7.3.20 Llanrumney 7.3.21 Pentwyn 7.3.22 Pentyrch 7.3.23 Penylan 7.3.24 Radyr
Radyr
& Morganstown 7.3.25 Rhiwbina 7.3.26 Riverside 7.3.27 Roath 7.3.28 Rumney 7.3.29 Splott 7.3.30 Thornhill 7.3.31 Tongwynlais 7.3.32 Tremorfa 7.3.33 Trowbridge 7.3.34 Whitchurch

8 Parks 9 Archaeological sites 10 Retail parks 11 Transport

11.1 Public transport hubs 11.2 Major roads 11.3 Railway lines 11.4 Railway stations 11.5 Cycle routes 11.6 Walking routes 11.7 Bridges 11.8 Shipping 11.9 Airports

12 See also 13 References

Administrative divisions[edit] Electoral wards[edit] This is a list of electoral wards covered by Cardiff
Cardiff
City Council:

Adamsdown Butetown Caerau Canton Cathays Creigiau
Creigiau
& St. Fagans Cyncoed Ely Fairwater Gabalfa Grangetown Heath Llandaff
Llandaff
North Llanishen Lisvane Llandaff Llanrumney Pentwyn Pentyrch Penylan Plasnewydd Pontprennau
Pontprennau
& Old St. Mellons Radyr
Radyr
& Morganstown Rhiwbina Riverside Rumney Splott Trowbridge Whitchurch & Tongwynlais

Communities[edit]

Adamsdown Butetown Caerau Canton Castle Cathays Creigiau Cyncoed Danescourt Ely Fairwater Gabalfa Grangetown Heath Lisvane Llandaff Llandaff
Llandaff
North Llanedeyrn Llanishen Llanrumney Old St Mellons Pentwyn Pentyrch Pontcanna Pontprennau Radyr
Radyr
and Morganstown Rhiwbina Riverside Roath
Roath
(previously Plasnewydd) Rumney Splott St Mellons St Fagans Thornhill Tongwynlais Tremorfa Trowbridge Whitchurch

City Centre[edit] Main article: Cardiff
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:

Cardiff
Cardiff
Castle Millennium Stadium New Theatre St David's Hall Sherman Cymru
Sherman Cymru
(theatre) Motorpoint Arena (formerly Cardiff
Cardiff
International Arena) Victorian arcades (listed under covered shopping malls) Queens Arcade Capitol Centre St. David's Shopping Centre

Civic Centre[edit] Main article: Cathays
Cathays
Park The Civic Centre crafted out of white Portland stone and location of much of:

Cardiff
Cardiff
University National Museum and Gallery of Wales Cardiff
Cardiff
City Hall Crown Buildings Cardiff
Cardiff
Crown Court Temple of Peace

Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay[edit] Main article: Cardiff
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
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:

Red Dragon Centre Mermaid Quay Wales
Wales
Millennium Centre Senedd Techniquest The Coal Exchange St David's Hotel & Spa Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay Wetlands Reserve

Cardiff
Cardiff
International Sports Village[edit] Main article: Cardiff
Cardiff
International Sports Village The International Sports Village is a work in progress in Cardiff, with additional sporting and retail sites being added every so often.

Cardiff
Cardiff
International Pool Cardiff
Cardiff
International White Water Cardiff
Cardiff
Arena Ice Arena Wales
Wales
(in construction)

Buildings[edit] Covered markets and shopping centres[edit] Main article: List of shopping arcades in Cardiff

Cardiff
Cardiff
Market Capitol Centre Queens Arcade St. David's Shopping Centre Royal Arcade Castle Arcade Morgan Arcade High Street Arcade Duke Street Arcade Dominions Arcade Wyndham Arcade

Leisure centres[edit] Main article: Leisure centres in Cardiff

Eastern Leisure Centre Fairwater Leisure Centre Llanishen
Llanishen
Leisure Centre Western Leisure Centre Pentwyn Leisure Centre Channel View Leisure Centre Cardiff
Cardiff
International Pool Maindy Centre Star Centre

Libraries[edit] Main article: Libraries in Cardiff

Canton Library Cathays
Cathays
Library Central Library Ely and Caerau Community Hub [1] Fairwater Library Grangetown Library Llandaff North
Llandaff North
Library Llanedeyrn
Llanedeyrn
Library Llanishen
Llanishen
Library Llanrumney
Llanrumney
Library Penylan
Penylan
Library Radyr
Radyr
Library Roath
Roath
Library Closed 2015 [2] Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
Library Rhydypennau Library Rumney Library Splott
Splott
Library St Mellons
St Mellons
Library Tongwynlais
Tongwynlais
Library Whitchurch Library

Police stations[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay police station (area headquarters) Cardiff
Cardiff
Central police station Ely police station Fairwater police station Llanedeyrn
Llanedeyrn
police station Llanishen
Llanishen
police station Roath
Roath
police station Rumney police station

Historical[edit] Communities that no longer exist[edit]

Crockherbtown Newtown Temperance Town Tredegarville

Notable buildings that no longer exist[edit]

Avana Bakery (Grangetown)[3] National Stadium, Cardiff
Cardiff
Arms Park Ely (Wiggins Teape) paperworks[4] Ely Racecourse Wales
Wales
Empire Pool Fire Station, Westgate Street (notable classical facade)[5] JR Freeman cigar factory (Grangetown), later owned by Gallaher Group[6] The Friary (foundations were removed to build the Capital Tower) Guildford Crescent Baths demolished 1985 [7][8] Llandaff
Llandaff
fields Lido[7] St Mary's parish church (destroyed by flooding 17th century)[9] RAF Pengam Moors, formerly Splott
Splott
Aerodrome and Cardiff
Cardiff
Municipal Airport Sophia Gardens Pavilion
Sophia Gardens Pavilion
(music and entertainment venue)[10] Tram depot, Ely Wood Street Congregational Chapel (replaced by Southgate House)[5]

Geographical[edit] Rivers and waterways[edit] Rivers[edit]

River Taff River Ely Rhymney River

Canals[edit]

Dock Feeder Canal Glamorganshire Canal Melingriffith Feeder Canal (Whitchurch)

Weirs[edit]

Blackweir Llandaff
Llandaff
weir Radyr
Radyr
Weir

Lakes and reservoirs[edit]

Roath
Roath
Park Lake Llanishen
Llanishen
Reservoir

Woods[edit]

Plymouth woods Leckwith
Leckwith
woods Long Wood (Forest farm)

Educational establishments[edit] Higher Education[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
University Cardiff
Cardiff
Metropolitan University (formerly UWIC) University of South Wales
Wales
(formerly University of Glamorgan
University of Glamorgan
and University of Wales, Newport) Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Further Education[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
and Vale College St David's Catholic College Cardiff
Cardiff
Sixth Form College

Primary and Secondary Education[edit] Adamsdown[edit]

Adamsdown
Adamsdown
Primary School Stacey Primary School Tredegarville
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
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]

Fitzalan High School Lansdowne Primary School Radnor Primary School Ysgol Gymraeg Pwll Coch Ysgol Gymraeg Treganna Severn Infant School Severn Junior School

Cathays[edit]

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

Coryton[edit]

Coryton Primary School

Creigiau[edit]

Cregiau Primary School

Cyncoed[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
High School Lakeside Primary School Rhydypenau Primary School

Ely[edit]

Michaelston Community College (Formerly Glan Ely High School) Herbert Thompson Primary School St Fagan's Church in Wales
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]

Cantonian High School Bishop of Llandaff
Llandaff
Church in Wales
Wales
High School Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr Fairwater Primary School Holy Family Roman Catholic Primary School Pentrebane Primary School Peter Lea Primary School Ysgol Gymraeg Coed-Y-Gof

Gabalfa[edit]

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

Heath[edit]

Ton-Yr-Ywen Primary School

Lisvane[edit]

Corpus Christi Roman Catholic High School Llysfaen Primary School

Llandaff[edit]

Bishop of Llandaff
Llandaff
Church in Wales
Wales
High School Llandaff
Llandaff
Church in Wales
Wales
Primary School Ysgol Pencae Danescourt
Danescourt
Infant School Danescourt
Danescourt
Junior School

Llandaff
Llandaff
North[edit]

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf Meadowbank School Hawthorn Infant School Hawthorn Junior School

Llanedeyrn[edit]

Llanedeyrn
Llanedeyrn
High School Llanedeyrn
Llanedeyrn
Primary School

Llanishen[edit]

Llanishen
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
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
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
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
Pentyrch
Primary School Ysgol Gynradd Gwaelod Y Garth Primary School

Penylan[edit]

St Teilo's Church in Wales
Wales
High School Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern Ty Gwyn School Marlborough Infant School Marlborough Junior School

Radyr
Radyr
& Morganstown[edit]

Radyr
Radyr
Comprehensive School Bryn Deri Primary School Radyr
Radyr
Primary School

Rhiwbina[edit]

Greenhill School Llanishen
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
Wales
Infant School

Rumney[edit]

Eastern High School, Cardiff St Illtyd's Catholic High School Greenway Primary School Rumney Primary School

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
Tongwynlais
Primary School

Tremorfa[edit]

Willows High School

Trowbridge[edit]

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

Whitchurch[edit]

Whitchurch High School Eglwys Newydd Primary School Eglwys Wen Primary School Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd

Parks[edit]

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

Archaeological sites[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Castle Castell Coch Morganstown Motte The Twmpath (Rhiwbina) The Priory (Bute park) The Friary (foundations removed to build the Capital Tower)

Retail parks[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Lifestyle Shopping Park, Llanishen

Avenue Retail Park, Rumney

Capital Retail Park, Leckwith

Wenvoe Retail Park, Culverhouse Cross Valegate Retail Park, Culverhouse Cross Brooklands Retail Park, Culverhouse Cross Cardiff
Cardiff
Lifestyle Shopping Park, Llanishen[11] Capital Retail Park, Leckwith[11] Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay Retail Park, Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay.[11] The Avenue Retail Park, Newport Road Cardiff
Cardiff
Gate Retail Park, Pontprennau[11]

Transport[edit] Main article: Transport in Cardiff Public transport hubs[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Central railway station Cardiff
Cardiff
Queen Street railway station Cardiff
Cardiff
Central bus station Radyr
Radyr
railway station Dumfries Place (bus interchange) Greyfriars Road (bus interchange)

Major roads[edit]

A4055 road A4232 road A470 road A48 road A48(M) motorway Cowbridge Road East/West M4 motorway Newport Road

Railway lines[edit]

South Wales
Wales
Main Line Valley Lines Maesteg Line Vale Line City Line Rhondda Line Merthyr Line Coryton Line Rhymney Line Butetown
Butetown
Branch

Railway stations[edit]

Birchgrove Bay Central Queen Street Cathays Coryton Danescourt Fairwater Grangetown Heath High Level Heath Low Level Lisvane
Lisvane
and Thornhill Llandaf Llanishen Ninian Park (for Cardiff
Cardiff
City FC) Radyr Rhiwbina Ty Glas Waun-Gron Park Whitchurch

Cycle routes[edit]

Taff Trail Ely Trail Rhymney Trail Lôn Las Cymru
Lôn Las Cymru
(National Cycle Network: Route 8) National Cycle Network: Route 88

Walking routes[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Centenary Walk

Bridges[edit]

A4055 Bridge (River Ely) A48 Bridge (River Taff) Brains Bridge (railway, Grangetown) Cardiff
Cardiff
Bridge (River Taff) - also known as Canton Bridge Clarence Bridge (River Taff) Ely Bridge Hailey Bridge (Old) Leckwith
Leckwith
Bridge (River Ely) Llandaff
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)

Shipping[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Bay (leisure boats and local ferries) Penarth Marina

Airports[edit]

Cardiff
Cardiff
Heliport

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

List of cultural venues in Cardiff List of places in Wales

Wales
Wales
portal Geography portal Lists portal

References[edit]

^ "Cardiff's Ely Library is demolished as bulldozers tear down 'lovely' building designed by city architecture students". Wales Online. 13 May 2015. Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-15.  ^ " Roath
Roath
library will not be sold off – but only if community group take it over and keep it as a library". Wales
Wales
Online. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 2016-02-15.  ^ thefreelibrary.com, article from South Wales
Wales
Echo Avana to close city bakery TOMORROW... 17 June 2003 (viewed 2011-10-09) ^ R.C.A.H.M.W. website ELY PAPER MILLS;ELY PAPER WORKS, ELY, CARDIFF dated 10 June 2010 (viewed 2011-10-09) ^ a b Blake, A. Cardiff’s great Victorian architecture is 'under threat’ South Wales
Wales
Echo, 30 October 2010. Retrieved 2011-10-24. ^ "184 tobacco jobs go at city plant". BBC. 27 November 2007.  ^ a b "33 fascinating pictures of cardiff".  ^ "CORPORATION BATHS, GUILDFORD CRESCENT, CARDIFF". Coflein. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Retrieved 9 November 2014.  ^ The City Parish of St John webpages THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF CARDIFF CITY PARISH page undated (viewed 2011-10-09) ^ Jones, Bryan "Canton" The Chalfont Publishing Company (1995), p.111 ^ a b c d "Shop in Cardiff". Cardiff
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& Co. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 

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