A to Z Guide to Developments in Cardiff Bay, City Centre and Suburbs
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Admiral House is one of Cardiff' most popular development's and is only a short walk away from the heart of the City. The busy and commercial Newport Road (A4161) leads towards the M4 motorway to the east and the city centre to the west. Admiral House, holds a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, majority with allocated secure parking. The development benefits from 24 hour concierge as well as secure fob access.
Adventurer’s Quay is a purpose built upmarket development of 226 households. There is a selection of one and two bedroom apartments, as well as large duplex penthouses and some town houses. Beautifully landscaped, most of the properties benefit from water views. Perfectly situated close to Porth Teigr development which is home to the BBC studios. It is also on the fringe of the Bay close to the pedestrian access of the Cardiff Bay Barrage accessing the coastal town of Penarth.
Altolusso, meaning ‘High Luxury’ in Italian, is a 23 storey apartment block and remains one of the tallest building in Cardiff. The Y-shaped building contains 292 luxury one to three bedroom apartments with views across the city as well as a three storey car park allocated to the property. Once the site of The New College this development still embraces the Victorian exterior of the Cardiff Gas Light and Coke Company. Located opposite the Motorpoint Arena, it offers secure access to the development, with allocated parking and on-site concierge. Situated within close proximity to both main train stations, Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street. The development has also been used for filming the TV series 'Torchwood'.
Located next to Queen Street train station and adjacent to ‘The Capitol’ shopping centre, The Aspect has to offer a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with secure access, with concierge service complete with allocated parking. This development has won the 2003 'Welsh Housing Design Award' for conversion from an office to residential.
Once the site of Brains Brewery, now converted into apartments. These developments have to offer 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with secure coded access. Located between St Mary’s Street and Mill Lane, home to restaurants and bars such as The Brewhouse, Nandos and La Tasca.
Fronting Cardiff Bay, this huge complex offers unique views across Penarth Marina out to the Bristol Channel. Whilst enjoying the tranquility of waterside living, Cardiff Pointe is within ready access to all the city centre's amenities. With a wide selection from five bedroom townhouses to one bedroom apartments, Cardiff Point is a community of its own.
Set on the edge of Cardiff’s central parkland, Cathedral Parc combines classic Victorian architecture with smart design and modern convenience. Offering 14 stunning properties from one and two bedroom duplex apartments to light and spacious parkview apartments, all finished to the highest standard. In the mid nineteenth century the Third Marquess of Bute commissioned renowned architect William Burgess (architect of Castell Coch and Cardiff Castle) to develop Cathedral Road to his specific exacting and high standards. The level of detail and the unique features of Cathedral Parc suggests that Burgess was particularly fond of the building and the result as a whole is magnificent.
Previously a derelict dockyard, this large complex sits behind the Wales Millennium Centre and is just moments away from the popular Mermaid Quay. This high- rise mixed use residential development includes 608 apartments. There is also an element of retail and commercial accommodation fronting Pierhead Street, one of the main routes into Cardiff Bay. The site is surrounded on three sides by water, and includes a landscaped public piazza which opens onto Roath Basin. The architectural style of the buildings varies according to their position and height, giving a human scale to this large development. Selection of one, two bedroom apartments and duplex’s some with balconies. Externally the development benefits from a local Co-op convenience store, a 24 hour on site concierge and allocated parking.
One of the most sought after development within Cardiff Bay, this large complex is made up of studios, one, two three bedrooms and townhouses. The ‘Centurion’ is an on-site leisure facility, exclusive to residents which boasts and swimming pool, gymnasium, Jacuzzi, sauna and solarium. To manage the site there is a 24 hour concierge service as well as secure fob access and allocated parking with visitor’s spaces throughout the development. Situated along the River Taff the Bay or City Centre is easily accessible by foot, as well as designated cycle routes.
Executive development within walking distance to City Centre and Cardiff Bay. Formerly known as the East Bute Dock area, this was in the first stages of the Cardiff Bay redevelopment scheme. Selection of one and two bedroom apartments, some with balconies and water views. This development also benefits from secure gated parking.
Central Bay location with good links for commuting to City Centre and beyond. Stunning converted Edwardian Building, Grade II listed building since 1992 is a hybrid between character and contemporary. There is a choice of one, two and three bedroom apartments, complete with secure video entry system, allocated gated parking and a communal terrace.
This development compromises of 56 one and two bedroom apartments. Victorian listed building, and former department store, the apartments hold some of the original features, with a unique floor plan meaning no two apartments are the same. Selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments located in the middle of the city. Most apartments offer balconies or access to roof terraces.
A stylish, contemporary building sitting alongside some of Cardiff’s most iconic venues. It’s an energetic development of 43 apartments, each designed with lifestyle in mind. The apartments are a range of one and two bedrooms with balanced layouts which have been optimised for space and comfort. The block has a stunning podium courtyard garden, an urban oasis providing outdoor living space which includes a yoga lawn for the communal enjoyment of residents and their guests.
Once the site of a potato factory dating back to 1842, some of the traditional features of the building remain. Located at the top end of Lloyd George Avenue, (previously named Collingdon Road), is within walking distance of the city. This development has on offer a selection of one, two and three bedroom apartments. It also boasts secure remote fob access and allocated parking with some outdoor spaces and some situated in the under croft. Externally the property benefits from landscaped courtyards and stone finish.
Originally built by Cardiff architects Percy Thomas and Ivor Jones in 1926, Empire House was the vision of Commander Charles E Evans, chairman of Evans and Reid one of the largest coal exports in Wales. This building became an iconic landmark within Mount Stuart Square. A refurbished the Grade II listed building transformed into 37 luxury apartments with an additional rear and two storey upper extension. Includes open plan one and two bedroom apartments. Also included is an additional 3460 sqft four bedroom duplex penthouse suite, offering panoramic views across the city from three private terraces. This stunning development offers all residents on site concierge service, secure fob access. Facilities include a fitness area, storage cages and function room to the basement of the building.
Situated off Ferry Road, next to Cardiff Bay Retail Park, home to Asda, BHS Home, Brantano, Boots and many more. Ffordd James Mcghan has a community feel with a variety of properties often available to let. Close to local amenities and transport links. Majority have allocated parking as well as visitor spaces.
Located between St Mary’s Street and Westgate Street this apartment block offers a selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. The development is just minutes away from Cardiff central train and bus station links and is situated directly opposite the Millennium Stadium.
Superb location, situated in between the City Centre and Cardiff Bay on the popular Lloyd George Avenue. Completed in 2007, the development is 5 stories with a selection of one and two bedroom apartments with allocated parking and secure access. A former Granary store, the structure of the building consisted of reinforced concrete and the façade has been constructed using various finish’s including face brickwork, render and natural stone. ‘Woodkirk’ stone was quarried from Yorkshire which assisted the façade in reflecting the character of the original Granary building.
Previously 'The Grand Hotel', originally built in 1886, has now been converted to 22 residential apartments and commercial areas, such as the Indian restaurant, Mango House. Located opposite Wales Millennium Stadium, this development is a moments’ walk into the city centre. Selection of 1 and 2 bedroom, with some apartments boasting courtyard gardens.
Located on the outskirts of Cardiff close to the Bay, a selection of one, two and three bedroom apartments. Most with balconies and ample parking. Some apartments have idyllic river views, as well as secure access. Great bus links, going to the City Centre and the Bay, nearby is Cardiff Bay Retail Park and the UK’s first Starbucks with Drive Thru.
Prime location, in the heart of Cardiff Bay, this sought after development holds its own. A selection of one and two bedroom apartments complete with balconies with stunning water views and a stylish finish. Secure development which boasts video entry system as well as a secure gated under croft parking.
‘Harrowby’, a Viking place name, occupies an ideal Bay location, which is within walking distance of the popular and cosmopolitan Mermaid Quay. One, two and three bedroom apartments available as well as some townhouses. Townhouses come complete with garages, while the other apartments benefit from parking.
Directly next to St David’s 2 shopping complex, these apartments range from studios, one, two bedrooms and duplexes. Luxurious and contemporary apartments with panoramic views across the city. Some allocated parking available shared with St Davids 2 multi-storey car park. Within the complex there are smart and stylish communal halls with fully operated lifts as well as an on site Manager. The development also benefits from a large communal roof garden. Heating is easy and stylish under floor, whilst the extensive city centre facilities are all within minutes walking distance.
Set amid a glorious stretch of private coastline with magnificent panoramic views across Sully Bay and islands. Apartments enjoy stunning views, most with balconies or wrap around terraces. The development also boasts plenty of allocated parking spaces, use of private indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, outdoor tennis courts and 24 hour concierge desk.
Located on the fringes of Cardiff Bay towards the city, this development compromises of one, two and three bedroom apartments. All with allocated parking, majority with balconies and some with water views. Contemporary finishes within the apartments and externally benefitting from concierge service. The development is pleasantly situated along the stretch of water known as the wharf.
Horizon will be a stunning collection of apartments forming part of Prospect Place; Bellway’s premier Cardiff Bay development. Horizon will be made up of 76 one and two-bedroom apartments over 18 storeys; all of which will be water facing. Stylish and contemporary finish, with fitted kitchens, as well as an on-site leisure facility including two gyms, swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room.
Inner Bay location close to both Bay and City Centre, exclusive development of approximately 60 apartments, all of which are one bedrooms. These self-contained flats were built in 2008 and complete with electronic entry system and some allocated parking.
Jim Driscoll Way named after the famous welsh boxer ‘James Jim Driscoll’, is an idyllic outer bay location situated along the River Taff. On offer are one or two bedroom apartments, as well as several townhouses. All complete with balconies or gardens in order to fully appreciate the stunning expansive water views.
Situated next to the prestigious yacht club this development is one of the first buildings people see as they drive to the Bay. The development boasts exclusive water views as well as being easy walking distance to Mermaid Quay. It has to offer one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as balconies in order to fully appreciate the uninterrupted bay views.
This 17 storey building made up of 273 apartments is located in the heart of the city centre, a stone’s throw away from restaurants, bars and retail. A selection of 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments with secure access, allocated multi-story style parking as well as a concierge service.
This prominent road links the inner harbour of Cardiff Bay to the City Centre. Previously named Collingdon Road and renamed after Liberal Prime Minister, David Lloyd George. The Cardiff Bay Redevelopment scheme was implemented with specific focus on Lloyd George Avenue to build residential properties. These apartments stretch the length of the avenue and are one, two and three bedroom apartments, most with parking and secure core door key access.
City Centre located across the road from John Lewis and St Davids 2 Shopping centre. Also conveniently located to train and bus stations. The development compromises of one and two bedroom apartments, with some allocated parking and secure entry. Most apartments offer balconies with extensive views across the city. The development also houses the popular four-star Radisson Hotel.
Overlooking the Wales Millennium Centre and Mermaid Quay, Ocean Buildings has to offer a selection of one and two bedroom apartments. There is access to a communal roof terrace with panoramic views of the Bay and City. A mixed development encompassing the conversion of a listed building, landscaped courtyard and contemporary new build scheme of 32 apartments, offices and retail units, designed by a local award winning architect.
Neighbouring the world famous 5 star, St David’s Hotel this eight storey apartment block is a prominent feature of Cardiff Bay East. A selection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, complete with secure entry and car parking. A welcoming foyer space upon entry, with lift access to all floors as well as being in a prime location for the hustle of Mermaid Quay and Roald Dahl Plass.
Inner Bay location close to both Bay and City Centre, choice of one and two bedroom apartments, all with fully integrated kitchen appliances and some with balconies. All properties come with one allocated parking space and secure code entry system. These executive apartments come complete with under floor heating. Good value for money properties.
Directly in the heart of the city centre, this landmark development is situated above the beautifully designed luxury 4* hotel, The Park Plaza. A stand out apartment block with an internal landscaped garden. The Portland stone enhanced to further enforce the new identity of the building. There is also basement car parking available with direct lift access to the apartments. A range of 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments.
Just shy of 1000 apartments Prospect Place is wide scale and vibrant complex which continues to be extended. The development benefits from striking water views and is also well placed on the outskirts of Cardiff Bay. There is an on-site leisure facility, with two gyms, changing rooms, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. To add, is a concierge service, secure allocated parking and video entry system. A tidal barrage that replaces mud flats with a huge body of fresh water is the backdrop to the apartments as well as commercial, civic and sports uses - city centre and waterside living combined.
The Quayside development is the perfect location in Cardiff Bay, in the heart of the Bay and overlooking one of the most visited tourist attractions in Wales the "WMC" (Wales Millennium Centre ). Just five minutes from the city centre and a short walk from the Cardiff Bay train station. Quayside apartments are in one of the best locations at Cardiff Bay with major attractions a few minutes’ walk away and a wide selection of bars and restaurants. The Quayside development built by Bellway Homes offers prestigious apartments, finished to the highest standard. There is a fully fitted kitchen as well as audio/videophone entry system. The building has bicycle storage in the basement. Parking is available nearby for a monthly charge.
Inner Bay location close to both Bay and City Centre, exclusive development of all two bedroom apartments. All complete with fully integrated kitchen appliances and some with balconies. A secure coded entry system and one allocated space for parking. Good value for money.
Named after Sir William Henry Seager, a welsh shipping magnate who established his own business W. H. Seager & Company, ship's chandlers, at 109, Bute Street, Cardiff in 1892. Seconds away from Mermaid Quay, and the Cardiff Bay Train Station the location of this development is second to none. On offer here are a mixture of one and two bedroom apartments.
This development houses 22 one bedroom, self-contained apartments. Situated in Cardiff Bay, it is within walking distance to the vibrant Mermaid Quay. The building is over 150 years old, the project was completed by development company ‘Portabella’ who converted the building. As a result the building offers stunning characteristics including exposed brick, steel beams and high ceilings.
Exclusive roof terrace with a dedicated space on offer with this simply stunning development. Most apartments are open plan living space with balcony, to the south there are fantastic unspoilt views of both Bay & City. The apartments also benefits from a fully fitted kitchen, allocated parking, some with two spaces per apartment. Located in the middle of Lloyd George Avenue a perfect walking distance to both City and The Bay.
This narrow site running alongside the Graving Dock is a Central Bay location, moments away from Mermaid Quay with copious amounts of restaurants and bars to choose from. This development is home to 60 one and two bedroom apartments each topped by a roof terrace penthouse. Built in 2003 by London based, Goddard Manton Architects, the developments offers residential and 1225 square meters of commercial space. Building height was restricted to seven storeys with the tallest section located at the South East end of the site, adjacent to the St David’s hotel. Careful consideration has been given to detail, living rooms address balconies/terraces or have bay windows, bedrooms are shielded form external view and noise. Parking is at half basement level, and a dockside walk forms part of the Scheme. A sought after development complete with allocated secure parking and intercom system.
Previously a grain milling factory built by Spillers in 1887, this is a unique grade II listed building conveniently located between the City Centre and Cardiff Bay. Converted in the 1980’s this development offers luxury living, with use of a communal gym, two saunas and allocated parking with city and bay views from each apartment.
Central Bay location, moments from Cardiff Bay station and Mermaid Quay. A choice of one and two bedroom apartments all with secure allocated parking. Balconies for some and views of the historic Coal Exchange for others.
Central Bay location, moments from Cardiff Bay station and Mermaid Quay. A choice of one and two bedroom apartments all with secure allocated parking. Balconies for some and views of the historic Coal Exchange for others.
Close to Penarth Marina, the local shops and amenities of Penarth itself, this development offers a high standard of living at an attractive price. With stunning views of Cardiff Bay and the Cardiff Bay yacht club and with secure access in an exclusive Penarth Marina Complex, apartments vary from one or two bedrooms.
Neighbouring Century Wharf, sister developments Viceroy Mansions and Viceroy Court are situated in the inner Bay. There is a choice of one and two bedrooms apartments with one allocated parking space per property. Majority have separate fully fitted kitchens, and all have electronic door entry systems.
Situated on the fringes of Cardiff Bay, this three-part development is close to the International Sport Village and the Retail Park. A selection of one, two and three bedrooms all with balconies with views across the river and city. The development benefits from being a gated community, with fob access and a 24 hour concierge service. Externally the development benefits from allocated and visitors parking as well as a landscaped communal gardens. Excellent transport links taking you the Bay and City, and only a stroll away from eateries such as The Harvester, Starbucks and Frankie and Benny’s.
The Watermark development in Cardiff Bay is one of the most iconic buildings. Formed as part of a key redevelopment plan for the waterfront locations. Fenton Holloway developed the structural concept and detailed design for this complex 10-storey cascading RC framed building. The residential structures are designed to maximise their marine views including south facing terraces at all levels. Located near Cardiff Bay Retail Park and the Sports Village, there are 56 one and two bedroom apartments on offer here. Well connected to public transport links and less than ten minutes away from the M4.
Located close to the Central Bay, with close proximity to the Red dragon Centre, which is home to a bowling complex, gymnasium, cinema as well as restaurants and bars. Choice of one and two bedroom apartments most with water views and balconies. Secure fob entry system, as well as allocated parking plus visitors spaces. The development also benefits from an on-site caretaker and locked bike storage.
Situated off Ferry Road, next to Cardiff Bay Retail Park, home to Asda, BHS Home, Brantano, Boots and many more. Windsor Quay is a large development with a variety of properties often available to let. This area comprises of flats, apartments and a number of well-appointed townhouses, all close to local amenities and transport links. Majority have allocated parking as well as visitor spaces.