Please note that the Senedd Commission has agreed that, due to the risks from COVID-19, all of the Senedd Estate will remain closed to the public until after the election in May 2021 at the earliest. Any in-person opportunities described on this page may not all be available at present but we hope to be able to run them again shortly. Our online opportunities continue to be available.


Tŷ Hywel is our office in Cardiff Bay where Members, their Support Staff and staff of the Senedd Commission work.

It is connected to the Senedd by a pair of skyways to give easy access to our key business rooms - but Tŷ Hywel also houses two of the committee rooms, many meeting rooms and our Education Suite which includes the old debating chamber now known as Siambr Hywel.

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The Senedd and Pierhead are fully accessible for all visitors.

For our disabled visitors, we offer pre-bookable car parking bays, ramps, lifts to all public area, and a lavatory with a hoist. Wheelchairs are available to borrow during your visit, and all public galleries have spaces for wheelchairs. Comfortable seating is also dotted throughout the building.

We have signage in braille, hearing induction loops on all reception desks and public galleries, and we welcome assistance dogs. 
For visitors with autism and sensory differences: we welcome preparatory visits by carers and helpers, and have a quiet room available to use on request.
For non-binary visitors, we have gender-neutral toilets in both the Senedd and Pierhead for your convenience.


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