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Aberdare Hall (female only)

Our only all-female residence, ideally located right next to the Cathays Park campus.

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Couples
  • Families
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Exterior of Aberdare Hall
Communal Area at Aberdare Hall
Communal Area at Aberdare Hall 2
Communal Area at Aberdare Hall 3
Common Room at Aberdare Hall
Garden Wing Kitchen at Aberdare Hall
Garden Wing Study Bedroom at Aberdare Hall
Library Wing Kitchen at Aberdare Hall
Library Wing Study Bedroom at Aberdare Hall
Old Hall Kitchen at Aberdare Hall
Old Hall Study Bedroom at Aberdare Hall

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Quick facts

No. of students 131
Main Building 0.2 miles
Heath Park campus 1.5 miles

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Overview

Aberdare Hall was built in 1893 and retains many interesting period features. It is adjacent to the Cathays Park campus and offers both catered and self catered accommodation. During term-time, the catered option provides breakfast and evening meals Monday to Friday and breakfast at weekends.

Please note: although Aberdare Hall is a female-only hall of residence, male visitors are permitted to visit and stay overnight. Aberdare Hall also has male personnel who work within the Hall on a daily basis.

Address

Aberdare Hall
Corbett Road
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3UP

Telephone

+44 (0)29 2087 6476


Nearest

Shop Maindy Road
Supermarket Maindy Road (Lidl)
Fast food City Centre
Bar Students' Union
Sports facilities Cardiff University Fitness & Squash Centre
Car parking no car parking within a 3-mile radius

Getting around

Main Building
Distance 0.2 miles
Walking 3 minutes
Cycling 1 minute
Bus n/a

Please note: the timings given above are only provided as a guide.

  • Self-catered and catered
  • Catered (meals are generally served as follows):
    • Breakfast - 8am to 8.45am Monday to Friday, 9am to 10am Saturday & Sunday
    • Evening meal - 5.45pm to 6.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Please note: meals are not provided during vacations & bank holidays
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Network connection point and Wi-Fi access
  • Bicycle shed
  • Laundry
  • Gardens
  • Music library
  • Common room society
  • 1 room equipped with a flashing alarm and a vibrating pillow, suitable for those with a hearing impairment

Session 2014/2015

Standard residential period (September to June)
Type Total Instalments Notes
Self-catered, shared bathroom £3,367 (1 X £1,122.34 and 2 X £1,122.33)
Catered, shared bathroom £4,621 (1 X £1,540.34 and 2 X £1,540.33)
Name Position Telephone
Diana Jones Domestic Bursar +44 (0)29 2087 6476
Rhian Bailey Senior Assistant Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 6476
Debra Jones Residences Manager +44 (0)29 2087 6476

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Residences Office
Cardiff University
PO Box 533
Southgate House
Cardiff
CF14 3XZ

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4661
Email: residences@cardiff.ac.uk