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Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the UK’s 11th largest city.

The city is visited by 18.3 million tourists every year, and continues to grow year upon year. The city is the country's chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural and sporting institutions, the Welsh national media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. The antiquarian William Camden suggested that the name Cardiff may derive from ‘Caer-Didi, meaning ‘the Fort of Didius’, a name supposedly given in honour of Aulus Didius Gallus, governor of a nearby province at the time when the Roman fort was established.

Archaeological evidence from sites in and around Cardiff all show that people had settled in the area by at least around 6000 BC, during the early Neolithic; about 1,500 years before either Stonehenge or the Great Pyramid of Giza was completed. A group of five Bronze Age tumuli is at the summit of the Garth within the county's northern boundary. Four Iron Age hill fort and enclosure sites have been identified within Cardiff's present-day county boundaries, including Caerau Hillfort. In 1081 William I, King of England, began work on the castle keep within the walls of the old Roman fort, and Cardiff Castle has been at the heart of the city ever since, with a town growing around the structure. In 1793, John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute was born. He would spend his life building the Cardiff docks and would later be called ‘the creator of modern Cardiff’.

A twice-weekly boat service between Cardiff and Bristol was established in 1815, and in 1821, the Cardiff Gas Works was established. Cardiff was made a city in 1905, and proclaimed the capital of Wales in 1955.

Since the 1980s, Cardiff has seen significant development. A new waterfront area at Cardiff Bay contains the Senedd building, home to the Welsh Assembly and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex. Current developments include the continuation of the redevelopment of the Cardiff Bay and city centre areas with projects such as the Cardiff International Sports Village, a BBC drama village, and a new business district in the city centre. Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Cardiff Arms Park and Ice Arena Wales.

The city was awarded the title of European City of Sport twice, due to its role in hosting major international sporting events: first in 2009 and again in 2014. The Principality Stadium hosted 11 football matches as part of the 2012 Summer Olympics, including the games' opening event and the men's bronze medal match. Cardiff has many cultural sites varying from the historical Cardiff Castle and out of town Castell Coch to the more modern Wales Millennium Centre and Cardiff Bay. Cardiff was also a finalist in the European Capital of Culture 2008.

Annual events in Cardiff that have become regular appearances in Cardiff's calendar include Sparks in the Park, The Great British Cheese Festival, Cardiff Mardi Gras, Cardiff Winter Wonderland, Cardiff Festival and Made in Roath.

Famous faces that hail from Cardiff includes the likes of Shirley Bassey, Griff Rhys Jones, Roald Dahl, Gwyneth Lewis and Gethin Jones.

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EPOS Field Service Engineer

Concept Resourcing - Cardiff UK - 18/10/2019

Job Role: EPOS Installation Engineer Scheduled start date: ASAP Day rate: £130 - 170 per day Payment method: LTD or Umbrella Area covering:...

Complaints Executive

Red Recruitment - Cardiff UK - 18/10/2019

Are you an experienced Complaints Executive, who is seeking a new position working within a Financial Services Mortgages Organisation in central Cardiff? As Complaints...

Broker Relationship Manager

Yolk Recruitment Ltd - Cardiff UK - 18/10/2019

Broker Relationship Manager A growing organisation are looking Broker Relationship Manager to join their company. They are looking for someone to manage and promote...

Customer Service Advisor

Yolk Recruitment Ltd - Cardiff UK - 18/10/2019

Customer Service Advisor Are you passionate about customer service? Great on the phone and building relationships? Interested in working for a Sunday Times Top...

Graduate Process Engineer

Additional Resources Ltd - Cardiff UK - 18/10/2019

Graduate Process Engineer – Newport, South Wales £Competitive Salary + Bonus + 33 Days Holiday + Pension The Company The company are an industry...

Senior Commercial Property Solicitor

qed legal - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Commercial Property Solicitor to join a leading Real Estate Department who has an excellent reputation nationally...

PA/Admin

Adecco - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

Adecco Cardiff are recruiting for a public service Admin/PA Role based in Llantrisant. 6 month contract. Duties include but not limited to: Supporting document...

Plot Sales Conveyancer

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

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Multi Skilled Carpenter

Howells Contracts - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

Multi Trader (Carpentry biased) - Social Housing Repairs Cardiff£14.00 to £16.00 per hour Howells Contracts are recruiting for a leading...

Sales and Lettings Negotiator - Cardiff

GCB Agency Recruitment - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen with our clients, who are currently seeking experienced Estate Agents to join their Cardiff office as a...

Service Supervisor

Workforce - Cardiff UK - 17/10/2019

We are  one of the UK’s largest distributors of “heavy equipment”, and the good news is we’re growing. Our Mission is to be the...

Software Engineer

Sotic - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

Sotic are looking for a Software Engineer to join their team in Cardiff. Job Title: Software EngineerLocation: Cardiff Salary: c. £30,000 -£...

Logistics Co-Ordinator

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

Logistics Co-Ordinator job based in Cardiff £25,000 pa Your new companyA leading International supplier of materials for the building industry. A manufacturer...

Teaching Assistant - part time - 1:1 foundation phase

Academics - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

Teaching Assistant / LSA - 1:1 Nursery Vale of Glamorgan - Barry £9.20ph - Part-Time initially - 5 days per week. Long...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

Your new company  Hays is the most successful specialist recruiter in the U.K. Placing a candidate into a new job of every minute...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

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Welsh Teacher

Cardiff Education - Cardiff UK - 16/10/2019

Reed Education are currently working exclusively with a number of Welsh Primary Schools based in South Wales who are starting to experience a large rise...

Sales Professional

ScS - Cardiff UK - 15/10/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales Professional at ScS, one of the UK’s leading sofa, carpet specialists. For over 100 years ScS...

Senior Electronics/Embedded Engineer

Personnel Futures Ltd - Cardiff UK - 15/10/2019

An exciting opportunity to lead in the conception, design and development of software/electronics for medical devices technology of the future. Lead the design, development...

Linux Administrator - SAS

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Cardiff UK - 15/10/2019

URGENT - Linux System Administrator, Based in Central Cardiff, 6 month contract, £400 - £450 per day + VAT My market leading...

Mortgage & Protection Adviser

Birchfield Recruitment Ltd - Cardiff UK - 15/10/2019

Our client is part of a highly successful financial services group based in Farnborough. Their holistic approach enables them to provide bespoke solutions to...

Area Manager - Relocation to the Canaries

Zachary Daniels - Cardiff UK - 15/10/2019

Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Area Manager to relocate to the Canaries. With a salary up to €50,000 plus...

Product Owner

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Excellent 3 month contract opportunity for Product Owner Your new company My client is a well known Public Sector business based within South Wales...

Network Engineer

Yolk Recruitment Ltd - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

A fantastic opportunity for an established and forward thinking network engineer to become part of one of the UK’s oldest and most respected organisations...

RGN Acute Medicine

Randstad Care - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Do you enjoy of a challenge and want to work with an energetic team in a fast-paced environment? This role is perfect for you...

RGN Accident & Emergency

Randstad Care - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Can you triage patients effectively and make decisions under pressure? No two shifts will be the same and no clock will be watched on...

Respiratory Care Nurse

Randstad Care - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Use and develop your skills by working with an impassioned team of highly skilled nurses. Work within a dedicated 28 bed Acute Respiratory Ward...

Neurosurgical RGN

Randstad Care - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Do you like working in a dynamic, fast paced workplace? Work with Randstad to support T4 Neuro at the University Hospital Wales in Cardiff...

Education Families & Youth Officer

RSPB - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

The role of Education, Families and Youth Officer provides a unique opportunity to join RSPB Cymru's flagship public engagement project in Wales, Giving Nature...

Part Time Home Working Residential Conveyancer

G2 Legal Limited - Cardiff UK - 14/10/2019

Are you looking to work from home?We are currently recruiting for one of the largest conveyancing law firms in the UK who are expanding...

Jobs in Cardiff.

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Avg. pay for jobs in Cardiff is £25,758 a year. Go get it!

How well do Cardiff jobs pay compared to London and the UK national average?

Cardiff Average Salary:
£25,758
London Average Salary:
£41,954
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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