Cardiff Campus

USW Cardiff

USW Cardiff is in the city centre, putting you at the heart of the capital of Wales. It's the perfect home for our creative industries courses and students.

The USW Cardiff campus has recently been developed, to offer even more specialist facilities for you to learn creative skills in a professional environment. Visit us on an Open Day to see for yourself.

Cardiff is a major centre for media production in the UK, with the BBC's Roath Lock drama studios and Pinewood studios nearby. The city centre is also set to welcome the new headquarters of BBC Wales.

Well known as a city of culture and entertainment, the opportunities for creative industries in Cardiff are endless.

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University of South Wales (ATRiuM Building)
86-88 Adam Street
CF24 2FN

Atlantic House Address

Tel: 03455 76 01 01


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Studying at USW Cardiff

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Things to do in Cardiff

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Directions By Car

From junctions 29, 32 or 33 of the M4. There is a large car park opposite the Atrium Building on Adam Street, alternative parking can be found at Knox Road. You need to turn left off Fitzalan Place to reach Knox Road Car Park if you are coming from the Atrium building. The postcode is CF24 2FN.

Directions from J33 of the M4

Leave the M4 at J33. Head south, signposted Cardiff Bay on the A4232. Continue for approx 5 miles, cross the bridge over Cardiff Bay, and continue through the Butetown Tunnel. Turn left at the roundabout, and then continue across the following roundabout, onto the A4234 dual carriageway, signposted City Centre (you will see the Atlantic Wharf on your right). Continue until the end, then turn left onto the A4160, ATRiuM is on your right.

Directions from J32 of the of the M4

Leave the M4 from J32. Head south on the A470, signposted Cardiff City Centre. Continue on the A470 (North Road) until you reach the City Centre. As you approach a set of lights (Cardiff University is on your left and a long car park on your right turn left onto the Boulevard De Nantes past City Hall on your left.

Stay on this road and drive under the railway bridge at the next set of traffic lights you will need to to turn right into Fitzalan Place. Cross the first set of traffic lights and bear right at the next set (You should see the Fire Station on your left). Cross the next set of traffic lights and ATRiuM is on your right.

Directions from J29 of the M4

Leave the M4 from J29. Turn left onto the A48 signposted M4 Cardiff, (Caerdydd). After approx 4 miles, take the turning signposted Docks and Cardiff East. Then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto Southern Way – A4161 (signposted Docks, Cardiff East). Keep left, signposted City Centre then at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Newport Road – A4161 (signposted City Centre) Continue on Newport Road for approx 1.5 miles. Turn left into Fitzalan Place (next left after the Holland House Hotel), signposted Penarth. Go straight on at a set of signals, then bear right onto Adam Street. The fire station will be on your left. Continue through another set of signals. ATRiuM is on the right.


There are a number of multi-storey and ground level car parks situated in the vicinity of the campus, including the two car parks (NCP Pellet Street and NCP Adam Street) which are immediately opposite the campus on Adam Street.

Directions By Train Public Transport

By train

Our ATRiuM building is right at the heart of the city. ATRiuM is a short walk from Cardiff Queen Street station or Cardiff Central station.

By coach

Cardiff is served by regular National Express Coaches from London, West Wales, the North, Midlands and South West England. There is also a direct service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Bristol Airports. The coach station is a short walk from ATRiuM building.

Directions By Air

Cardiff International Airport is 11 miles from the city centre and is serviced by regular bus and rail links. London’s Heathrow Airport is about two-and-a-half hour drive away and there is also an airport at Bristol.

Atlantic House Address

Atlantic House map


Atlantic House West 

19-21 Tyndall Street 


CF10 4PP

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