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The West Wing, Cardiff

Glossop Rd, Cardiff, CF24 0JU, United Kingdom
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0.8 mi from Cardiff
0.8 mi from City Center( 16m. 11m. 7m)
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Kings Monkton School | 0.3 mi
University of South Wales | 0.4 mi
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About the Property

Located in Cardiff, The West Wing (CF24 0JU) offers a variety of ensuites and studios. Ideal for students, this Cardiff student accommodation boasts proximity to Cardiff University, and Cardiff & Vale College, and other universities. Each West Wing student accommodation Cardiff is designed for comfort and convenience, featuring modern amenities and stylish interiors. Residents can enjoy a vibrant community atmosphere with access to onsite facilities including a gym, study areas, and social spaces. The Westwing Cardiff ensures a supportive environment for academic success and a fulfilling student life. Whether relaxing in private student accommodation in Cardiff or enjoying the camaraderie of shared studios, this student accommodation in Cardiff caters to diverse student needs with flair.


Cardiff is a vibrant city known for its rich history, modern charm, and lively cultural scene. Situated in Wales, Cardiff blends ancient landmarks like Cardiff Castle with contemporary attractions such as the Millennium Centre. Its diverse population creates a dynamic social tapestry, reflected in its bustling markets, eclectic eateries, and lively nightlife. The city's proximity to scenic coastal areas and the Brecon Beacons National Park offers outdoor enthusiasts ample opportunities for exploration. Unlike many urban centers, Cardiff enjoys a temperate maritime climate, offering mild winters and pleasantly warm summers. This climate fosters a welcoming atmosphere, complemented by a community known for its friendliness and inclusivity.


The West Wing Cardiff stands apart with its unique blend of urban convenience and tranquil living. Unlike other student accommodation, The West Wing Cardiff’s location enjoys a moderate climate that balances warmth and rainfall, ideal for year-round comfort. The local society around the West Wing accommodation Cardiff thrives on its welcoming atmosphere and strong community spirit, offering a supportive environment for residents. Located strategically, Cardiff West Wing offers easy access to city amenities while preserving a peaceful residential ambiance. Whether enjoying the local cuisine or exploring nearby landmarks, The West Wing Cardiff promises a lifestyle that harmonizes modern living with the city’s distinct character.

Features

The West Wing Cardiff offers a variety of rooms tailored to meet diverse preferences such as classic ensuite, premium ensuite, platinum ensuite, premium studio plus, deluxe studio plus, and more. Each room features essential amenities such as a private room for personal space, private bathroom for convenience, shared kitchen for communal cooking, and double bed for comfort. You also get a study area for focused work, plenty of storage to keep belongings organized, laundry facility for convenience, and workspace for productivity.


The multimedia lounge offers a vibrant hub for residents to engage with entertainment and technology, fostering a dynamic social atmosphere. Adjacent social spaces encourage interaction and relaxation, promoting community bonds. A dedicated games room provides entertainment options for leisure activities. Residents enjoy access to a free gym facility, supporting their fitness goals conveniently within the property. Study rooms provide quiet spaces for academic pursuits, enhancing productivity and focus. An outdoor social space offers a refreshing environment for gatherings and leisure activities. The Residence Team organizes engaging social events, enriching the community experience and fostering a sense of belonging. The West Wing Cardiff reviews highlight the safety and security measures, such as CCTV and a vigilant security team, ensuring a safe environment for all residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Located in close proximity to Cardiff University, Cardiff & Vale College, and the University of South Wales (Cardiff Campus), the West Wing student accommodation Cardiff offers unparalleled convenience for students. Situated just a short walk away, residents enjoy easy access to classes and campus facilities without the hassle of long commutes. This proximity not only saves time but also fosters a vibrant student community, making it effortless to attend lectures, access libraries, and participate in campus events. With such proximity, students can balance academic commitments with a comfortable living environment, ensuring a seamless university experience right at their doorstep.


In choosing West Wing Cardiff accommodation, residents will find a vibrant social life right at their doorstep. Grocery stores such as FreshMart and Green Corner Market ensure convenience for daily essentials. Nearby cafes like Brew & Chew and The Cozy Cup offer cozy spots for coffee breaks or casual meetings. For those inclined towards culture, museums such as City Art Museum and Heritage House provide enriching experiences within walking distance. Evenings can be spent exploring local restaurants like Flavors of Italy and Spice Junction, offering a variety of cuisines to satisfy every palate. The neighborhood also boasts parks such as Green Oasis Park for relaxation or outdoor activities. University Hospital of Wales medical support is never far away, keeping health in check. And for those looking to unwind in the beauty of nature, the serene Bute Park creates a perfect urban escape. When weekend wanderlust kicks in, Cardiff's rich history and culture beckon at sites like Cardiff Castle and the interactive Techniquest. The locale's connectivity is enhanced by the nearby Cardiff Central Station, making travel to neighbouring cities and attractions a breeze for residents. Community events organized at the nearby Town Hall provide opportunities for socializing and networking. All these conveniences make The West Wing Cardiff accommodation not just a place to live but a dynamic space to experience student life at its best.

Commute

Located conveniently near bus stops such as Fitzalan Place, West Grove 2, and West Grove 3, The West Wing Cardiff offers excellent travel accessibility within the city. Whether you're commuting from the West Wing Glossop Road Cardiff for work or exploring the area, these stops provide easy connections to various parts of Cardiff. For air travel, the proximity to Cardiff Heliport ensures quick access for those arriving by helicopter. Additionally, the Children's Wales Air Ambulance and Eglwysilan Model Flying Club are within reach, catering to different aviation needs. This strategic location of this luxury student accommodation in Cardiff not only enhances convenience but also underscores the property's accessibility, making it an ideal choice for travelers and commuters alike.

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Multimedia lounge
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Games room
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose a certain room?

Absolutely! You can choose the floor, flat and room numbers should you wish to.

Can we book as a group?

Of course. For locations with cluster flats, booking with your friends can easily be arranged. You just need to let us know who you want to live with and we can make sure you live together.

How do I find out who I am living with?

When booking your room you can see your flatmates’ gender, what year they’re in and where they’re studying. They don’t give out names for data protection, but you can always get in touch with the Residence Team to find out where you can join the resident’s chat to give you a chance to meet people virtually before you move in.

When can I move in?

Around four weeks before the big day, you will be invited to book a move-in slot. You can choose the time that works best for you. If you have specific needs around accessibility or travel arrangements, please let them know at this stage.

What deposit do I need?

Unlike other providers, They do not ask for a deposit to secure your booking. They do, however, require a £99 advance rent payment which will be deducted from your first rent instalment (think of it like a present to yourself when September rolls around!).

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

They want you to love your time living with them, but they understand they might not always get it right. They take all complaints seriously and will try their best to fix any issues as soon as they are made aware of them.

Can I have pets?

No pets are allowed – sorry!

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes. Anything you order will be delivered straight to your accommodation.

Do I need a TV Licence?

Yes, if you want to watch TV (including online) in your room you’ll need to have a valid TV Licence – unless they tell you they’re covering it.

What is the policy on guests staying in my room?

You can, but please don’t invite someone to stay for more than 3 consecutive nights.

Will my student flat be cleaned?

Your student room and any shared areas within your apartment will be spotlessly clean when you arrive, after that point it’s over to you!

How do I log repairs?

Log an issue in person, with an email or call to their Residence Teams – they will ensure their dedicated on-site team will resolve it as soon as possible. Take a look at the Student Handbook on your chosen location page for our managing repairs policy.

Can I smoke?

All their student accommodation is smoke-free, and this includes all types of E-cigarettes. You can find designated smoking areas outside the buildings or in the courtyards.

How do I connect to the internet?

All of their sites have a wireless network covering the whole building. On arrival, simply connect your devices to the wireless network. They also offer the option to connect using an Ethernet Cable, which you just plug into the network wall socket in your room.

Are my possessions insured?

Yes. They include free Cover4Insurance content insurance with every room. Individual locations explain how you can view the Contents Insurance cover certificate online. To upgrade your insurance, you can also contact Cover4Insurance directly.

Are any items banned on site?

For health and safety reasons, They don’t allow the following items: candles, incense burners, deep fat fryers and any electrical appliances that don’t comply with British standards and statutory regulations. Please do not bring any of these on site; you will be asked to remove them.

Will anyone else access my room?

They carry out room inspections 3 times a year and occasionally health and safety checks. When they do, they’ll need access to your room. But they’ll always give you at least 24 hours notice and they’ll knock and announce themselves before entering your personal space.

How big is the fridge in the studio? And is there any freezer space?

All studios come with a small fridge with a freezer compartment.

Can I bring my rice cooker/electric pressure cooker?

Please avoid bringing either of these items (or items of similar voltage).Their high voltage is dangerous and can cause electric shocks.

Do you do airport pick up services?

They don’t. However, all of their locations have excellent transport links. Depending on where you’re staying there will be buses, trains and taxi services available to you.

Will my room be inspected?

There will be a maintenance check at least three times during your tenancy. They’ll log and resolve any maintenance and address any damage or missing items. After each visit they will let you know if we found any issues and can advise if any charges will need to be made to put something right.

Do I need to move out over Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement.

Can I stay in my room over the summer?

Yes, you can either book your room for a whole year (51 weeks) or, where available, on a shorter tenancy and then extend for the summer period.

What size is a small double bed?

Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long.

How do I collect my post?

Depending on your location, post may be delivered directly through your door by Royal Mail or collected from on-site post boxes. They accept larger parcel deliveries at reception, but they accept no liability for loss or damage.

Is visitor parking available?

Most of their buildings do not have allocated visitor parking, but in all cases there is a nearby location for you to park.

Is there laundry on-site?

Yes, there are on-site laundries with washers and dryers at all of their student accommodation locations. Simply pay for the use of the laundry machine each time you use it.

What happens if my student loan is late?

If it’s late, please contact the accommodation's Residence Team at your location as they will be able to advise you.

How can I pay for my rent?

You can pay by logging in to the Fresh Student Portal using your reference number and password. From the left-hand menu select Financials and then Payment Online. Payments can be made via debit or credit card using the online secure payment system, RBS Worldpay.

How can I pay if I’m an overseas student?

As an international student you can pay via bank transfer or on credit card.
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Student Accomodations in Cardiff

Cardiff Student Accommodation

Exploring student accommodation Cardiff reveals a diverse array of choices for those pursuing their studies at key institutions like Cardiff University and the University of South Wales. One of the primary advantages of opting for off-campus housing is the independence and freedom it provides, along with often more spacious living conditions compared to on-campus options. Amber is your indispensable companion in navigating the market of student housing in Cardiff. It meticulously simplifies the hunt for the perfect student halls in Cardiff, presenting a bouquet of options nestled within convenient locations across the city. From private studios to student apartments in Cardiff, there's a home for every preference and lifestyle. Amenities integral to student life, such as high-speed internet, on-site laundry facilities, and communal study spaces, are standard features of the various student housing Cardiff properties. Proximity to academic campuses and vibrant city life is an additional perk you can expect. Specifically, accommodations like Collegiate The Neighbourhood, Zenith, Collegiate Eclipse, Bridge Street Exchange, and Ty Pont Haearn cater to students' need for a seamless transition into their academic and social life in Cardiff.

About Cardiff

Cardiff, the vibrant capital of Wales, boasts a rich heritage of history and culture, making it an intriguing destination for students worldwide. Known for its striking architecture that spans from historic castles to modern developments, Cardiff encapsulates an ever-evolving urban landscape. This city in the UK prides itself as a hub for commerce, media, and education, flourishing with opportunities and experiences for its diverse population. As a critical centre for research and learning, Cardiff accommodates a thriving student community, drawn to its esteemed educational institutions and lively social scene. The heart of Cardiff's educational excellence is Cardiff University, a prestigious member of the Russell Group renowned for its impactful research and high academic standards. Cardiff student accommodation options are plentiful, catering to lifestyles and budgets of all kinds. From contemporary apartments to traditional halls, students can find a home that suits their preferences. Each area within Cardiff has its intrinsic charm, with students often gravitating towards accommodations in Cardiff that offer convenience, culture, and a sense of community. Amber is the go-to platform that simplifies the search for student housing in Cardiff and ensures that every student finds their perfect match in this dynamic city.

Best Student Accommodation In Cardiff

Finding the perfect student housing Cardiff property is crucial for those relocating. The move towards off-campus student rooms in Cardiff offers students the advantage of independence, often proving more affordable while immersing them in a broader sense of community outside university walls. For those studying in Cardiff, proximity to institutions such as Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, and University of South Wales is a coveted convenience. Varied Cardiff student accommodation options range from shared ensuite rooms to private studio apartments, ensuring each individual's needs are met with an ideal living situation. Private student accommodation Cardiff offers modern amenities, connectivity, and the perfect environment for both study and socializing. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff private student accommodation options that have become a favored choice for students:

1. Howard Gardens
2. Zenith
3. Collegiate Eclipse
4. Bridge Street Exchange
5. Vita Student Park Place
6. Collegiate Crown Place
7. Collegiate The Neighbourhood
8. The West Wing
9. The Bakery
10. The Fitzalan

Cost of Living In Cardiff

Cardiff provides students with affordable living costs while maintaining the excitement of city life. Discover a balanced lifestyle in Cardiff, where affordability meets a dynamic atmosphere. £1038-£1293/monthly is the average cost of living in Cardiff as a student. You can also avail of several offers and discounts while booking your student accommodations in Cardiff with amber helping you save even more! Cardiff is the perfect destination for students seeking an enriching, budget-friendly experience.

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week
2. Gas and Electricity: £15 - £25 / week
3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £20 / week
4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £10 - £15 / week
5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week
6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week
7. Clothing: £50 - £60 / month
8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40-£60 / month

Student Travel Cardiff

For students residing in or around Cardiff student accommodation, efficient and cost-effective travel options are paramount to ensure seamless connectivity to various educational institutes and local amenities. Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is equipped with a diverse range of public transport services catered to the needs of students for both daily commutes and occasional exploration across the city. Whether it's reaching Cardiff University or exploring the landmarks of Cardiff, students benefit from the comprehensive transport network. The following outlines the transportation options available:

1. Buses

Cardiff boasts an extensive bus network, with frequent services running across the city and beyond. The city has made it easy for students to navigate with the Cardiff Bus app, offering real-time updates, and the option for cashless travel with a Cardiff Bus card. Single fares begin at around £2, but a 'Day to Go' ticket can be purchased for approximately £4, offering unlimited travel. Moreover, the 'IFF card', a rechargeable smart card, provides reduced fares for students.

2. Cycling

For those who prefer a more sustainable and active way of travelling, Cardiff offers Nextbike, a bike-sharing service with rental stations across the city. A great choice for short trips, students can benefit from their 24-hour rate at just £5, with the first 30 minutes of each ride being free. Additionally, most accommodation in Cardiff for students come with designated cycle/bike storage spaces for added convenience.

3. Trains

For longer distances or trips outside the city, students have easy access to Cardiff's rail services. Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations are the main hubs, with regular services to major cities and towns. The Student Railcard is a savvy investment for frequent travellers, offering up to 1/3 off rail fares. Prices vary depending on the destination but look out for off-peak discounts for cheaper travel options.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Cardiff

Cardiff is recognised for its thriving student nightlife. With over 31,000 students enrolled at Cardiff University, the city comes to life after hours. There is a spot to suit every taste and mood, including bustling clubs, cosy pubs, and hip bars. Join your fellow students for spectacular beer crawls and live music performances. Dance the night away in Cardiff at the popular student hangouts listed below. The students should also explore various tourist attractions in the city, including Castell Coch, National Museum Cardiff, etc. Full of character and history, one can also take a stroll through Cardiff Bay. The Live Lounge is one of the most popular hangouts in town and a staple of Cardiff student life. They feature some of the best live music acts, DJs who play until 4 a.m., and a lively atmosphere. What's not to love about this? Enjoy the restaurant and extensive bar, which includes inexpensive drinks. Cardiff University nightlife would be incomplete without a massive party, and Tiger Tiger's seven-party spaces will keep you thoroughly entertained. There's an Ibiza-inspired dance area, a graffitied room from the 1990s, an urban Blanca Bar, and much more. Everyone should go to this wonderland at least once. Clwb Ifor Bach, also known as the Welsh Club, features the best in local music and entertainment. It's a rock club with live, 10-minute acts and dance music only a 10-minute walk from Cardiff University.

Cardiff Tourist Attractions

Cardiff is located on the River Taff banks and it is also Wales's capital city. It offers a variety of tourist sites that enthral visitors with its rich history and cultural riches. Experience the city's bustling music and arts scene while exploring interactive museums and mediaeval castles. Cardiff offers visitors of all ages an amazing experience with its stunning parks, shopping districts, and warm Welsh hospitality.

1. Cardiff Castle

2. St. Fagans National Museum of History

3. Principality Stadium

4. Cardiff Bay

5. National Museum Cardiff

6. Cardiff Bay Barrage

Universities in Cardiff

In addition to having some of the best options for student rooms in Cardiff, this locality also has a number of universities. Cardiff is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for architecture, communication, psychology, the environment, and media studies, with a few top universities including the following:

  1. University of South Wales
  2. Cardiff University
  3. Cardiff Metropolitan University
  4. Cardiff and Vale College
  5. Welsh School of Architecture
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