CARDIFF GENERAL RAILWAY STATION;CARDIFF CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION, CARDIFF
Map Reference ST17NE
Grid Reference ST1819275849
Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff
Old County Glamorgan
Type of Site RAILWAY STATION
Broad Class Transport
Site Description The replacement of an earlier station, the present buildings of Cardiff railway station were erected in 1932-34, to the designs of the Great Western Railway's architect's department under the Unemployment Relief Scheme. The station includes a Portland stone booking-hall, with a clock cupola and recently re-installed Art Deco lighting. Platform blocks are cream-glazed (Doulton) and the canopies are contemporary.
To the north, on the site of Temperance Town (nprn 409133), lies Cardiff Central Bus Station (nprn 407179).
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 03 July 2009.