Centre For Student Life, Park Place, Cardiff
Cardiff, CF10 3AT

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Ben Davies

The Agent

Ben Davies
Associate Director

02920 346311
Huw Thomas

The Agent

Huw Thomas

02920 346312

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  • 2,300 sqft (214 sqm)
  • To let
  • On Application


The Centre for Student Life will be located directly opposite Cardiff University's Main Building on Park Place in close proximity to Cathays Railway Station, which is the fourth busiest railway station in Wales with a total of 903,646 entries and exits for the year 2015/16. There is the possibility of direct access links to the railway station in the future(subject to funding from Network Rail). Construction of the building will commence in Summer 2017, with the aim of completion and handover of the units by Spring 2019. The Centre for Student Life will be fully operational for the new academic year in September 2019.


The intention is to develop an inspirational and landmark new 100,000 sq.ft mixed use building which will encompass all facets of student life for academic and non-academic purposes.

The Centre for Student Life is to be the “front door” of the University and the main student building.

Services within the Centre for Student Life will include a 550 seat lecture theatre, drop-in and support services, careers and counselling services, in addition to various catering offers which will include the availability of A3 casual dining units to the Ground and First Floor of approximately 2,300 sq.ft each.


The Ground Floor and the First Floor unit will be available on the basis of effective full repairing and insuring terms, rent reviews to be at the fifth year and upwards only. Incentives and packages available subject to covenant strength and other terms offered.


Construction of the building has commenced, with The aim of completion and handover of the units by Spring 2021. The Centre for Student Life will be fully operational for the new academic year in September 2021.

Handover Specification

The units will be handed over to a developer's shell specification, with the glazed frontage to each unit also provided.

Business Rates

To Be Assessed

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