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CARDIFF GENERAL RAILWAY STATION;CARDIFF CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION, CARDIFF

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NPRN 34783

Map Reference ST17NE

Grid Reference ST1819275849

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site RAILWAY STATION

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period 20th Century, Modern

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), was formerly Cardiff Central Bus Station (nprn 407179) (demolished 2015), now Central Square.

B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 03 July 2009.
RCAHMW, 21.05.2018

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