April 16, 2013
Where is Cardiff? Back to Main
Cardiff is a suburb of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It’s located approximately 13km west south-west of Newcastle. Cardiff incorporates 3 areas: Cardiff, Cardiff South and Cardiff Heights. The suburb’s main industrial hub, Cardiff Industrial Park, is home to more than 500 businesses.
Shopping options Macquarie Rd Cardiff is home to Woolworths. Coles and Bi-Lo is in nearby Kelton St and ALDI is in Harrison St.
Transport Cardiff railway station is located on Main Rd, Cardiff. The area is well serviced by buses, including Newcastle Buses and Hunter Valley Buses. Cardiff is 12 minutes’ drive from the F3 Sydney – Newcastle Freeway.
Population Cardiff’s population is approximately 10,000 (2011 Census data), with 5,799 in Cardiff, 2,963 in Cardiff South and 1,280 in Cardiff Heights.
Parks and reserves Local parks include:
- Harry Ford Reserve
- Jack Neave Field
- Hillsborough Oval
- Wilkinson Park
- Williams-Miner Reserve
- Cardiff Oval
- Evans Park
- Lloyds Park
- Neegulbah Park
Schools: Schools in Cardiff include:
- Cardiff Public School
- Cardiff High School
- St Kevin’s Primary School
- Cardiff North Public School
- Cardiff South Public School
- South Cardiff Primary School
- Preschool Clever Kids Education Centre
- Cardiff Community Preschool
Entertainment and leisure
- Gloria Jeans - Shop T6 Cardiff Marketplace Cnr Main Rd and Macquarie Rd
- Shells Café – Main Rd, Cardiff
- The Mosh Pit – 272 Main Road Cardiff (Fords Corner)
- Golfers will enjoy Cardiff Golf Driving Range on Macquarie Rd (off Ada St).
- Cardiff railway station commuter parking – approximately 30 car spaces (unrestricted parking)