The concourse is rectangular with the longer side running east-west. The main entrances are in the north side, whilst the two corridors leading to the platforms leave from the south. The taxi rank is reached via the east exit, whilst platform 0 is reached via a short corridor leaving from the west side.
office with glass walls, not for public use|
large plant pot
first auto door
2 photo booths
temporary sign indicating taxi rank to east
2 auto doors
4 card and coin phones, last of these at wheelchair height - slightly lower than others
office with glass walls, not for public use
auto door, to taxi rank|
trolley point, coin deposit trolleys
east corridor, leading south, lifts to platforms
Upper Crust, tables and chairs outside in concourse
3 departure screens, on wall of Upper Crust
pillar with plant pot on north side
WH Smith, 4 departure screens on wall
west corridor, entrance to platforms 1 to 4, 6 and 7
self service ticket machine
ARRIVA Fastticket machine
metal barriers in front of ticket windows
The first gap, approaching from northeast, to two windows for immediate travel. The second gap, beyond the plant pot, approaching from northwest to four windows for advanced bookings.
corner counter, customer help desk
rectangular plant pot
Behind this, on the wall is a freephone information service with postcard sized adverts on either side. The plant blocked access to this at the time of our survey, so we presume it is not in use.
|passage to platform 0, leading west, pillar in middle|
|door into Marks & Spencer Simply Food|
|steps up to platform 0|
|glass walled office, mentioned previously|
Opposite the ticket office, towards the same day booking side is an information board with various arms. A smaller set of information boards is opposite Upper Crust.
CARDIFF CENTRAL STATION
© 2004, Terry Robinson