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Talybont North

Available to: undergraduates, undergraduates with non standard residential periods and postgraduates

Talybont North is part of the Talybont complex which is the largest of the University's residences.


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 in pleasant grounds close to large areas of parkland. It is a short walk or cycle to most of the academic buildings, including the Heath Park campus.

Talybont North

Distance to campuses

Main Building Heath Park campus
Distance 1.25 miles 1.5 miles
Walking 25 minutes 30 minutes
Cycling 12 minutes 15 minutes
Bus Gabalfa Interchange, Cardiff Bus 27
Gabalfa Interchange, Newport Bus X30

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


Shop North Road (Tesco Express)
Supermarket Excelsior Way (Tesco Extra)
Fast food North Road
Bar North Road
Sports facilities Cardiff University Sports Training Village
View all of the University's sports facilities
  • Self catered
  • Ensuite – standard room size (Houses S-Y)
  • Ensuite (medium room) – slightly smaller than standard room size (Houses A-R, Rooms 1-5)
  • Ensuite (small room) – 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 and Wi-Fi access
  • Bicycle sheds
  • Laundry
  • Communal social and study space at Talybont Social Centre
  • Car parking (130 spaces allocated between Talybont North and Talybont Gate)
  • Welsh speaking flats
  • Quiet living option for undergraduates (shared flats/houses with other students who have also expressed an interest in a quiet living environment)
  • 3 rooms equipped with a flashing alarm and a vibrating pillow, suitable for those with a hearing impairment
  • LGBT+ and allies option for undergraduates only

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 crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • Spacious study bedroom with large bed, refrigerator, colour television with licence paid, duvet and two sets of bed linen

Session 2019/2020

Standard residential period (September to June)

Ensuite (small room) £4409.08(2 X £1469.69 and 1 X £1469.70)Undergraduates only
Ensuite (medium room) £4770.48(3 X £1590.16)Undergraduates only
Ensuite £5109.64(2 X £1703.21 and 1 X £1703.22)Undergraduates only
Ensuite Postgraduate Extra £6199.40(2 X £2066.47 and 1 X £2066.46)Postgraduates only
Car parking £163.00(2 X £54.33 and 1 X £54.34)  

Non standard residential period

Ensuite (medium room) /
Ensuite (small room)
Fees will be calculated according to the daily rate for the Standard Residential Period.Variable according to individual course dates.Heath Park students only

Please note: these residential periods may include placement periods when you will be paying residences fees but may not be occupying your room.

Anna Carpanini

Assistant Residences Manager

+44 (0)29 2087 5807

Sian Donovan

Senior Assitance Residences Manager

+44 (0)29 2087 6337

Katie Hall

Senior Assistant Residences Manager

+44 (0)29 2087 6337

Diana Turner

Residences Manager

+44 (0)29 2081 0592

How to apply

Learn how to apply and if you're eligible for guaranteed University accommodation.

Quick facts

Students 972
Catering Self-catered
Type En-suite

Rooms available for

  • Couples
  • Disabled students
  • Families
  • Quiet living (undergraduate)
  • Quiet living (postgraduate)
  • Welsh speakers and learners


Talybont North
Bevan Place
CF14 3UX

+44 (0)29 2087 5807