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Water Tower at Cardiff Central Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.4759 / 51°28'33"N

Longitude: -3.1817 / 3°10'54"W

OS Eastings: 318028

OS Northings: 175882

OS Grid: ST180758

Mapcode National: GBR KHN.KW

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.S5VC

Entry Name: Water Tower at Cardiff Central Station

Listing Date: 24 November 1998

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21705

Building Class: Transport

Location: To N of west end of platforms 1 & 2 of Cardiff Central Station.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Dates from major rebuilding of Cardiff Station in 1932-34; served the former Fish Platform.


Six concrete ribs arranged in hexagon plan support, on brackets, cylindrical water tank. Brick infill between ribs; boarded door to SE. Smaller cylinder above tank with doorway.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Cardiff Central Railway Station.

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