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Visiting City Hall

​​City Hall is a civic building in Cathays Park. It is home to some of the Council's departments. The building also includes a Council Chamber and several large function rooms. Cardiff Register Office is also based in City Hall.​

Cardiff City Hall,
Gorsedd Gardens Rd,
CF10 3ND​

You will need to report to the main reception who will contact the person you are visiting. You will then be collected from reception.​ You will be asked to sign in and will be issued with a visitor badge. Some queries can be dealt with in the reception area, in which case a badge will not be required.

Identity badges including visitor badges must be worn at all times within the building​.

For more information, visit the City Hall website​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window

Reception is open from 8am to 4pm.
Parking on site at City Hall is limited. Visitors are advised to use the paid on street parking spaces around City Hall and car share where possible. Cardiff Council is unable to reserve spaces for visitors unless special arrangements are needed for unloading equipment etc. Disabled parking is situated in front of the main entrance and can be accessed via the bollards on the east entrance.

Car parking is also available at Castle Mews and North Road​.

Other car parks can be found on nearby Greyfriars Road and Dumfries Place.

Visitors with specific access requirements should contact City Hall in advance.

*Parking charges may be subject to change.
There are regular bus and train services nearby, see Cardiff Bus​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window for local routes or visit TravelineCymru​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window​​​​​​​​​​​​ to plan your journey online. 
City Hall offers wheelchair access. From street level, a wheelchair lift provides access to the ground floor and a further lift is available to the first floor. Both ground floor and first floor are level throughout, with the exception of the Council Chamber where there are steps to access the room.​

Toilets for disabled visitors are available.
If you have particular access requirements, please contact City Hall in advance.​

Register Office
Glamorgan Archives
Clos Parc Morgannwg
CF11 8AW​

For more information about the register office and the services provided visit the Register Office​​​​​​ website​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window

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