Leisure/hospitality to let in Olympian Drive, Cardiff CF11

Leisure/hospitality to let 40,000 sq. ft*
Interested in this property? Call +44 121 721 9686 * or Request Details

* Calls to this number will be recorded for quality, compliance and training purposes.

Property features

  • Unique waterfront sports village location
  • Developer and operator opportunities available for various uses
  • Mixed use scheme - potential interest for leisure, retailer and car park operators
  • Close to europes largest waterfront development at cardiff bay
  • Existing facilities include olympic sized swimming pool, white water rafting and ice arena
  • Location of new velodrome and additional cycling related uses

Property description

Former toys R us unit available to let - sub-divided or as A single letting available

Car parking operator and developer opportunity available

Existing leisure provision at the Sports Village includes:

Cardiff international pool and gym, offering a 50m Olympic sized pool & swimming pool together with gymnasium facility
Cardiff White Water Rafting Centre providing white water rafting and canoe slalom facility. The rafting facility offers access onto the waterways and is popular for paddleboarders, canoeing and leisure watersports.
Ice Arena Wales, home of Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey team and providing Ice arena for skating and hockey use

The proposal for further development of the sports village includes the development of a Velodrome facility.

The isv development includes the outdoor velodrome and performance hub with further proposals for additional cycling facilities including an off road bike track and a closed road circuit.

The immediate area is an established leisure and mixed use business location with a range of occupiers onsite and nearby.

Nearby developments include Cardiff Bay Retail Park which houses a large range of household named occupiers including Asda superstore, Argos, B&M, jd Sports and Iceland together with drive thru Costa Coffee, Starbucks and McDonalds.

Access via road network and pedestrian footbridge links the West side of the site with Penarth and Penarth Marina which is a popular tourist area, also providing a link across Cardiff Bay barrage to Cardiff Bay on the Eastern side.

Location Highlights

Cardiff International Sports Village is situated to the South of Cardiff situated in close proximity to Cardiff Bay, in an already established mixed use commercial and residential area.

The location is accessed directly onto the A4232 pdr running to Junction 33 of M4 motorway to the North and South through Butetown tunnels into Cardiff.

There is an established pedestrian and road network link into Cardiff Bay, Europes largest waterfront development which lies to the East of the sports village site. Cardiff Bay houses a variety of occupiers and uses including Mermaid Quay which provides a range of national and regional food and beverage offerings to compliment leisure uses such as Wales Millennium Centre, Techniquest museum and a large varied range of water based activities on the waterfront and across Cardiff Bay barrage.

To the Northern boundary of the site is a Morrisons superstore with drive thru Starbucks coffee shop, with a Harvester Restaurant on the opposite side of A4055.

Mainline railway links are provided by nearby Cogan Railway Station and Cardiff Bay train station, both of which link to Cardiff Central.


The site offers 2 unique opportunities - an operator opportunity for a parking facility which will support the wider parking strategy for Cardiff, and a leisure hub which totals 40,000 sqft and lends itself to a single or multiple lets, suitable for leisure, food & beverage and leisure retail based occupiers.


EPC available on application.

Services and Planning

Further details within documentation attached.


Please contact agents - Avison Young.

Property info

* Sizes listed are approximate. Please contact the agent to confirm actual size.

Arrange Viewing

For more information about this property, please contact
Avison Young - Offices National, B1 on +44 121 721 9686 * (local rate)

Contact Avison Young - Offices National about this property

Enter details
    Morning (8am-noon)
    Afternoon (noon-5pm)
    Evening (5pm-9pm)
  1. Characters remaining: 500

By submitting this form, you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When you click 'Send message''Request valuation', we will pass your personal data to the selected estate agents so that those agents can respond to your request for information or to arrange a viewing. valuation request.


Property descriptions and related information displayed on this page, with the exclusion of Running Costs data, are marketing materials provided by Avison Young - Offices National, and do not constitute property particulars. Please contact Avison Young - Offices National for full details and further information. The Running Costs data displayed on this page are provided by PrimeLocation to give an indication of potential running costs based on various data sources. PrimeLocation does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions, related information or Running Costs data provided here.

View all Olympian Drive commercial properties to let