CPS Homes guide to living in Cardiff Bay
In Cardiff we’re lucky enough to have a vibrant City Centre
and within literally minutes we can be sat by the waterside enjoying a meal 'al fresco' in the scenic Cardiff Bay. We pay homage to this often taken-for-granted area.
If you like
strolling along the waterfront, grabbing a coffee or meal whilst soaking up the Welsh sunshine - or just enjoying your morning latte with views across the
Bay to Penarth Marina - then it’s off to Cardiff Bay for you! And to think
this is South Wales, not the South of France!
Cardiff Bay is one of Europe’s largest and most successful redevelopment projects. The project transformed urban dockland into a thriving marina loaded
with restaurants, cafés, bars and modern waterfront accommodation. Hidden underneath the Roald Dahl Plass is Torchwood’s secret underground Hub, at least
if the BBC’s popular science fiction show is to be believed, and the Doctor Who Experience is based just round the corner, next to the BBC Roath Lock Studios.
It’s got to be true... right?!
When the Welsh Assembly building was opened in March 2006, it
firmly established that Cardiff Bay was more than just a generic tourist resort.
The government chose the Bay to house the Welsh Assembly because of its regeneration and its symbolism of a new and modern Wales.
On Lloyd George Avenue, Craft in the Bay can be found. This establishment sells high quality craft including ceramics, textiles, wood, jewelry, ironwork,
woven baskets and glass from Makers Guild in Wales members.
On Mermaid Quay, amongst the bars and restaurants a plethora of small shops such as Castle Galleries and Austin Reed can be found as well as well as a
Tesco's and Natwest bank.
Cardiff Bay also hosts some of the best outdoor and live events the city has to offer right throughout the year. Events include the Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival,
Cardiff Harbour Festival
and the Cardiff Bay Christmas Spectacular.
Click on the links below to know more about Cardiff Bay