• Butetown Community Centre


    Butetown Community Centre, Loudoun Square, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5JA. Tel: 029 20487658.

    Email: butetowncommunitycentre@gmail.com.

    Website: ButetownCommunityCentre.co.uk

    Facebook: Butetowncommunitycentre-Docks





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    About Us

    The Butetown Community Centre is run by a voluntary

    Management Committee of dedicated people who take legal responsibility for the running of the Centre and ensures that it is well-run and operates within the rules and regulations set out in the governing documents and legislation. We are a registered charity, self funding and all money is put back into the Centre to enable us to improve and expand our services and activities.

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    From Community to corporate, we have something for everyone in our multi-function spaces.

    The Centre is the ideal location for a variety of events. We have several rooms for hire for business meetings, conferences, exhibitions, workshops, parties, entertainment and events. We can provide a variety of catering options for meetings and events, as well as a cafe and luncheon club.

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    A wide range of rooms & facilities

    We are very proud of our Community Centre and offer a wide range of modern, attractive, and well equipped Rooms and spaces.

    Whether you are attending a meeting, event, class or function, the centre also offers plenty of facilities to make youyr visit more comfortable including on site cafe with plenty of snack and meal choices, free WiFi and garden space. There is also a well equipped sel-contained Crèche and licensed bar area that may be hired with prior notice.

    Our fantastic team have lots of experience and can help you make your event a real success!

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    A great modern and versitile venue for all occasions with rooms & kitchen for hire.

    Facilities on the ground floor


    - Large main hall with capacity up to 200,

    - commercial kitchen and cafe area.

    - self-contained crèche, kitchen and outside play area.

    - multi-function room suitable as a breakout room, meetings, craftroom, dayroom with sink and tea making area.


    -male/female/disabled toilets & baby changing area


    Facilities on 1st floor

    - upper hall with capacity up to 70

    - Office unit to rent

    - Training room with interactive whiteboard

    - Computer suite with interactive whiteboard and 15 computer stations

    - male/female/disabled toilets


    Facilities on 2nd floor

    - offices to rent

    - Staff canteen

    - disabled toilet


    The centre is fully accessible with free WiFi.

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    Something for everyone

    At Butetown Community Centre we do our best to reflect our local community and to respond to its needs with enthusiasm and creativity.

    The Centre has been used by a variety of organisations, groups and individuals on many different events such as charity events, workshops, fitness classes, seminars and meetings. The fully licensed bar, disco lighting and projector & screen provide a great place for parties, dances and live entertainment. The gallery houses an array of photographs that show the colourful history of Tiger Bay and the Docks. The centre has been used extensively for filming and broadcasting by the BBC' including Dr Who, Casualty and live broadcasts from BBC Wales and BBC 1Extra..


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    Butetown Food Pantry

    With the cost of household essentials like food and fuel rising, high unemployment as well as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which has exposed the extent of food poverty in the diverse communities, Butetown Community Association set up a Community Food Pantry to offer a longer term and more sustainable solution for Covid recovery for community.

    Members are able to buy culturally appropriate food, fresh fruit and vegetables and essential items at a heavily reduced price thus helping them to manage their budgets and move out of food insecurity with dignity, and reduced isolation. There is a further reduced rate for Asylum Seekers with no recourse to public funds.

    The Pantry takes a holistic approach to health and wellbeing by offering advice, classes and activities to promote healthier life choices such as adapting traditional cultural meals into healthier versions with less fat, sugar or salt, how to manage diabetes, and cooking on a budget as well as tackling social isolation and mental health and wellbeing.



  • What We Do

    At Butetown Community Centre we offer a variety of activities and services, If you're looking for a meeting room to hire or want to brush up on your computer skills or join a new class, need some advice or want to be entertained - we do all this and much more.


    If you are interested in making a booking, either for a regular activity or for a party, meeting or function please call us on 029 20487658. Email butetowncommunitycentre@gmail.com

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    A great place to get a bite to eat

    Community Café

    The centre houses a commercial grade kitchen attached to a café space and also has a large hall which can cater for up to 200 guests. The community cafe and luncheon Club serves a diverse menu to suit all taste at affordable prices.

    Whether you are attending a meeting, class or function you are always welcome to order a coffee or bite to eat.

    The centre has hosted weddings, large luncheons, parties as well as culinary taster sessions and cookery classes. The kitchen has been used as a training facility for groups, colleges and businesses.



    We are pleased to announce that authentic Caribbean cuisine is now available at Butetown Community Centre. You can expect to find all the classic dishes such as jerk chicken with rice and peas, ackee and salt fish, curry goat, fried chicken plus much more. Breakfasts also available. Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Fridays 9.00am - 8.00pm.

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    Social Nights

    A great night out

    The social club has a fully licenced bar, pool table and dart board with sound system and projector. It is an ideal place for families, friends and people of all ages to meet and socialise. Activities include charity dances, family parties, concerts, games nights and quiz nights.

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    Adult Education

    From computer classes to child care classes

    We offer a variety of classes to suit all abilities. Some Classes are accredited, others are more informal for self development or pleasure, we work with Cardiff Council, Cardiff University plus many more to offer a diverse range of.

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    Covid-19 Pandemic Services

    During the Covid-19 Global Pandemic, the Community Centre remained open, local people responded quickly and rallied around to volunteer wherever needed. We ensured that we were available to serve and support the community and the most vulnerable by providing advice, support and free weekly emergency food boxes to over 300 people on a weekly basis from May 2020-April 2021.

    The Centre became the hub for not only the emergency food box scheme but home to the clothes bank, essential items and baby equipment which was given away free to families in need.

  • Windrush Awareness Project

    Butetown Community Centre has a long history of welcoming migrants to Wales, working within and alongside Commonwealth communities. We provide culturally appropriate services that support local communities and are accessible and inclusive to all including the original, older Windrush generation with whom we have had a long-standing association since the 1960s.

    The Butetown Windrush Awareness Project uses celebration events and information sessions to engage with participants,

    their captivating and engaging personal stories inspire, inform and encourage others to seek advice and help with immigration, documentation or compensation claims.




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  • Catering @ BCC

    A selection of buffets or lunch menus

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    Event catering

    Catering to suit your needs

    The centre has contacts with several caterers who can fulfill your requirements from speciality culture specific catering, vegan, vegetarian, or themed food.

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    Meeting Buffet

    Biscuits to bhajis

    Our in-house catering team offer a variety of meeting buffets and lunch packages to suit all tastes and occasions. Please. Call 029 20487658 for further details.

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    Luncheon Club

    Healthy sumptuous dining

    From home cooked traditional lunches and puddings to Ethiopian and Welsh cuisine: Carribean, Asian, Eritrean - choose your style. At Luncheon Club we cater for small regular weekly groups to large scale luncheons of up to 150 people.

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    Cafe Meals

    Affordable snacks or meals

    The warm and welcoming cafe is a great place to eat offering a selection of snacks and hot meals. Parties and large orders are always welcome.

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    Cookery classes and food hygiene courses

    We can offer a great range of cooking classes, catering courses, food hygiene courses and volunteering opportunities.

  • Kitchen Hire


    We accept one-off bookings or long term agreements and have availability right now.

    Tel: 029 20487658

    Email: butetowncommunitycentre@gmail.com


  • Meeting room hire

    We offer stylish and adaptable spaces for meetings and conferences for between 2 – 150 people, the Butetown Community Centre is within walking distance from Cardiff Central Train Station and has excellent bus and train links. Rooms can be set up to your specific requirements with natural daylight in all rooms. The building is wheelchair accessible and rooms are equipped with free WiFi, flip chart and projector and screen. A variety of catering packages to suit all dietary requirements is available upon prior request.

    To check availability and book a space please telephone 029 20487658.


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    Upper Hall

    A workshop and seminar space for up to 70 participants

    The hall has been used for launch events, exhibitions, workshops, training, baby showers, market stalls, fitness classes, corporate and public meetings.

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    Main Hall

    Spacious venue for any occasion for up to 200 people

    A striking, Light, bright, airy space which has been used for meetings, conferences, dances, weddings, funerals, christenings, cultural events, screenings, launches, fitness classes and exhibitions. The hall can be partitioned into two spaces with separate entrances with surround sound, free wifi and disco lights.

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    Rehearsal Space

    Large hall ideal for orchestra, choir, dance troupe or band.

    The hall can house up to 200 participants; with power, wifi, and hdmi enabled screen and projector with Surround sound. Great for acting, singing or dance rehearsals.

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    Kitchen Hire

    Commercial Grade Kitchen

    Our kitchen can be hired For cookery classes, event catering, product launches, recipe development and testing, photo-shoots and filming. The kitchen comes equipped with 2 Large ovens; 12 burner hobs, deep fat fryer, large microwave, mixers, pannini machine, pots, griddle, grill, and commercial size fridges and freezers. Affordable and flexible hiring packages available.

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    Interactive Training Room

    Boardroom room style training room with interactive white board

    A modern light and bright training room, seats up to 14. With whiteboard, flip chart and large interactive I-board suitable for training courses, meetings and media workshops.

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    Regular Activities


    The Butetown Food Pantry, 
    Youth nights, 
    Older people's clubs, 
    Windrush awareness project, 
    Community cafe, 
    Social evenings and events, 
    Charity events
  • Functions, Events & Parties

    a great space for Weddings, celebrations, charity events and parties

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    An ideal space for formal events, parties and dances.

    Our fully furnished function room includes tables, chairs and disco lights. A fully stocked licensed bar and in house catering is also available.

  • Contact Us

    Our email address:


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    Butetown Food Pantry

    Every Thursday 12.30pm- 3.00pm

    Shop and save in your community. You will find a good variety of Fresh fruit and vegetables, tinned and store cupboard favourites such as pasta, flour, rice, bread, milk as well as culturally appropriate foods, toiletries and essential items.




    Michelle Whelan

    Head of engagement - Welsh Women's Aid

    Firstly may I say it was an absolute pleasure working with you on this, you were very professional in your approach to everything, I really appreciated the support you provided us leading up to our conference and during it. Nothing was too much trouble for you and it made the day go very smoothly. I will definitely be recommending your centre to our wide range of networks and ensure that people are aware of the excellent service you provide.

    Rabab Ghazoul

    Director - WOW Film Club

    I just wanted to say we were absolutely delighted with the screening on Friday, and really felt the beginning of a really meaningful relationship with Butetown Community Centre had begun!. we all felt so blessed to be working alongside you, and I think we're all looking forward to doing more together!

  • Find us

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  • What's on this week - Regular Activities




    Chai and Chat - Ladies English Conversation Class




    Boys Youth Club




    2.00pm - 4.00pm

    Tuesday Club





    Girls Youth Club



    4.30pm - 7.30pm

    Jukebox Kids Dance Classes




    11.00am- 2.00pm

    Coffee morning (information and signposting:

    ( including Windrush Schemes and Asylum Seeker schemes)




    Food Pantry

    £3.00-Members £4.00 non-Members



    Girls Home work Club



    8.00pm - 11.00pm

    Social evening



    11.00am - 12.00pm

    Coffee morning



    Monthly Quiz nights & Kids discos.( tbc )


    Saturday night social evenings/dances/available for party hire.


    A variety of Adult education classes and children's homework clubs are available during term times.