Pierhead exterior

Pierhead exterior

Pierhead event spaces

Published 29/09/2023   |   Last Updated 17/02/2024   |   Reading Time minutes

The Pierhead is a Grade I listed building on the Senedd estate in Cardiff Bay. It stands as one of Cardiff’s most familiar landmarks and was built in 1897 as the headquarters for the Bute Dock Company. As one of Cardiff’s most iconic buildings, set within the regenerated Cardiff Bay, the Pierhead offers many of its striking rooms as event spaces.

Events can be held in the Pierhead Main Hall, Monday-Friday:

  • Monday to Friday 09.30 – 16.30
  • Tuesday to Thursday 18.00 – 20.00

Main Hall

Ideal for:

  • Conferences
  • Performances
  • Receptions
  • Lectures
  • Networking events

Maximum Capacities:

Theatre style seating: 100

Cabaret style (round tables): 100

Standing: 140.

Please note that all capacities shown are based on minimal furniture in the room. Capacities can vary depending on other Senedd activities taking place.

Pierhead Main Hall dimensions:

15 x 13 metres


All floors of the Pierhead are fully accessible.