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Talybont North (Postgraduate Extra)

Talybont North - Exterior
Talybont North - Kitchen
Talybont North - Bedroom
Talybont Bar
Talybont Sports Hall

Quick Facts

No. of students 972

Undergraduate Yes

Postgraduate Yes

Couples No

Families No

Main Building 1.25 miles

Heath Park 0.75 miles


Talybont North is part of the Talybont complex which is the largest of the University’s residences and provides a range of social amenities including excellent sports facilities. This purpose-built development is situated close to large areas of parkland and is a short walk or cycle to most of the academic buildings.


Facilities include:

  • self-catered
  • ensuite – standard room size (Houses S-Y)
  • ensuite reduced – slightly smaller than ensuite (Houses A-R, Rooms 1-5)
  • ensuite small – small room (Houses A-R, Room 6)
  • shared kitchen/dining areas
  • flats for 6 students (except 1 flat for 4 students in House E)
  • network connection point
  • bicycle sheds
  • laundry
  • car parking (130 spaces)
  • Welsh-speaking and learners' flats
  • 1 room equipped with a flashing alarm, suitable for those with a hearing impairment

Postgraduate ‘Extra’

One flat consisting of 10 ensuite study bedrooms (all with wheelchair accessible bathroom facilities) on the ground floor has the following Postgraduate ‘Extra’ facilities:

  • communal lounge area
  • kitchen with kettle, iron, toaster, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • spacious study bedroom with large bed, refrigerator, colour television with licence paid, duvet and two sets of bed linen


+44 (0)29 2087 4615

Residences Manager

Andrew Cleverley

Senior Assistant Residences Manager

Paul McParlin

Assistant Residences Manager

Anna Carpanini

Residential periods & prices - Session 2012/2013

  • Standard residential period (September to June)
    • ensuite small £2915 (1 x £971.66, 2 x £971.67)
    • ensuite reduced £3157 (1 x £1052.34, 2 x £1052.33)
    • ensuite £3400 (1 x £1133.34, 2 x £1133.33)
    • ensuite Postgraduate Extra £4109.51 (1 x £1369.83, 2 x £1369.84)
    • car parking £132 (3 x £44)
  • Full year residential period (September to September)
    • ensuite reduced/ensuite small - variable according to individual course dates, fees will be calculated according to the daily rate for the Standard Residential Period.
      Please note: these residential periods may include placement periods when you will be paying residences fees but may not be occupying your room.


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Contact us

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

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4849
Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4661