List of places in Cardiff

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

Administrative divisionsEdit

Electoral wardsEdit

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

CommunitiesEdit

City CentreEdit

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 CentreEdit

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

Cardiff BayEdit

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 VillageEdit

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

BuildingsEdit

Covered markets and shopping centresEdit

Leisure centresEdit

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

LibrariesEdit

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

Police stationsEdit

HistoricalEdit

Communities that no longer existEdit

Notable buildings that no longer existEdit

GeographicalEdit

Rivers and waterwaysEdit

RiversEdit

CanalsEdit

WeirsEdit

Lakes and reservoirsEdit

WoodsEdit

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

Educational establishmentsEdit

Higher EducationEdit

Further EducationEdit

Primary and Secondary EducationEdit

AdamsdownEdit

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

BirchgroveEdit

  • Birchgrove Primary School

ButetownEdit

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

CaerauEdit

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

CantonEdit

CathaysEdit

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

CorytonEdit

  • Coryton Primary School

CreigiauEdit

  • Cregiau Primary School

CyncoedEdit

ElyEdit

  • 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

FairwaterEdit

GabalfaEdit

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

GrangetownEdit

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

HeathEdit

  • Ton-Yr-Ywen Primary School

LisvaneEdit

LlandaffEdit

Llandaff NorthEdit

LlanedeyrnEdit

  • Llanedeyrn High School
  • Llanedeyrn Primary School

LlanishenEdit

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

LlanrumneyEdit

  • 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

PentwynEdit

  • 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

PentyrchEdit

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

PenylanEdit

Radyr & MorganstownEdit

RhiwbinaEdit

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

RiversideEdit

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

RoathEdit

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

RumneyEdit

SplottEdit

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

ThornhillEdit

  • Thornhill Primary School

TongwynlaisEdit

  • Tongwynlais Primary School

TremorfaEdit

TrowbridgeEdit

  • 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

WhitchurchEdit

ParksEdit

Archaeological sitesEdit

Retail parksEdit

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

TransportEdit

Public transport hubsEdit

Major roadsEdit

Railway linesEdit

Railway stationsEdit

Cycle routesEdit

Walking routesEdit

BridgesEdit

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

ShippingEdit

AirportsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Roath library will not be sold off – but only if community group take it over and keep it as a library". Wales Online. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
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