Cardiff is Wales' capital city, and Europe's youngest capital.
With a population of 1.4 million peope, Cardiff has a thriving economy - particularly in the ICT, Creative Industries, and Leisure and Tourism sectors. Cardiff is also developing a reputation in the Financial and Business Services sector.
Just minutes from the City Centre, Cardiff Bay is the newest area of the city and is one of Europe's largest waterfront development projects, encompassing residential, business and leisure space. Porth Teigr is part of this.
Access & Travel
Getting around the Cardiff is quick and easy. It has all the facilities you would expect of a modern capital, with none of the stress and at a fraction of the cost of many, and without any compromise on quality.
A gateway to UK and European markets, Cardiff is conveniently located on the M4 motorway corridor, allowing easy access to the UK's full motorway network, and is just two hours away from London. Access to all major UK cities is available via road and rail.
Business in Cardiff
Cardiff's conveniently close proximity to London is enhanced by the skilled labour force, with a further pool of 14 million within a 2-hour drive of Cardiff and a competitive cost base. An above average number of Cardiff's workforce are employed in knowledge-based sectors, and the Creative Industries in particular is seen to have good opportunities for growth. This is supported by the developments taking place at Porth Teigr to instigate a hub for the Creative Industries.
The city offers something for everyone - close proximity to magnificent landscapes, awesome mountains and beautiful beaches - and one of the best retail centres in the UK.
One of Cardiff's major selling points is the abundance of open space, clean fresh air and cultural and recreational facilities.
The city has also built a reputation for hosting major sports events. The SWALEC Stadium is home to Glamorgan Cricket Club and has hosted Ashes test matches, and the landmark Millennium Stadium has played host to key rugby and football matches. The Ryder Cup golf tournament was also recently hosted at the Celtic Manor just outside the city.
These all combine to offer you an attractive work/life balance.