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Creigiau Inn
Location: 51°31’23"N, 3°19’34"W
Population: 5,153  (2011[1])
Post town: Cardiff
Postcode: CF15
Dialling code: 029
Local Government
Council: Cardiff
Cardiff West

Creigiau is a village to the north-west of Cardiff, Glamorgan. The village currently has about 1,500 houses and a population of approximately 5,000 people.


Creigiau's former industrial centre was a quarry, which opened in the 1870s and closed in 2001. The village was linked to Cardiff and Barry by the Barry Railway's Creigiau railway station, located on the eastern edge of the village, which was closed as part of the Beeching cuts.

In the mid-1970s, housing estates sprang up to accommodate commuters. A further large housing estate was built during the 1980s to further accommodate the growing number of commuters wanting to live in the village. This estate is still locally known as "the new estate" or "lower Creigiau".


Local amenities include a primary school, a golf club, a small Tesco Express shop - which is also the Post Office, a Recreation Ground managed by village residents (home of local archery, cricket, football, petanque and tennis clubs), a GP surgery, and local pub called 'The Creigiau Inn'.


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