- Heath, Cardiff
Heath (Welsh "Y Mynydd Bychan") is an area of north
Cardiff, Wales, originally called the Great Heath and named as a result of the large park and woodland that it once contained. It should be distinguished from the Little Heath (Welsh "Y Waun Ddyfal") which lies to the south of the Great Heath, in the vicinity of Crwys Road. After the initial development of traditionally middle-classed semi-detached housing (1920s-1950s) and more recently the construction of the University Hospital of Waleson the site of the former Heath Wood (1960s), much of the greenery has been eradicated. Heath Park forms the remainder of this grass and woodland and is very popular, having attractions such as a miniature steam railway and sports facilities.
The area is served by two railway stations. Heath Low Level is on the
Coryton Line, linking Central and Coryton stations. Heath High Level is on the Rhymney Line, linking Central and Rhymney stations via Llanishen, Lisvane Thornhill and Caerphilly. Cardiff Bus's routes 8/9/9A terminate at the University Hospital of Wales operating to Grangetownand Cardiff Bayvia Cathays, Roathand Cardiff central bus station. The following services run through west of Heath:
*1/2 (Bay Circle)
*21 (Central Stn)
*25 (Central Stn)
*35 (Gabalfa or Cardiff Bay)
The electoral ward of Heath falls within the parliamentary constituency of Cardiff North. It is bounded by
Rhiwbinaand Llanishento the north; Cyncoedto the east; Gabalfaand Cathays to the south; Llandaff Northto the southwest; and Whitchurch & Tongwynlaisto the west.
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