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Population 1,638 
OS grid reference ST208773
Principal area Cardiff
Ceremonial county South Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARDIFF
Postcode district CF24
Dialling code 029
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Cardiff South & Penarth
List of places

Tremorfa (English: Tremorfa) is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales. It falls into the Splott ward of Cardiff.


Tremorfa is served by the number 11 bus route operating from Pengam Green to Cardiff Bay or the Sports Village via the city centre. It is also served by the numbers 1 and 2 'Bay Circle' service.

Riverside City centre Adamsdown
Grangetown Butetown Splott
Cardiff Bay Tremorfa


The rate of unemployment in Tremorfa is both higher than the average for Cardiff and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area may be hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Tremorfa than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area [1].

Social grade and occupation statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Tremorfa has 20% more higher and intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average [1].


Education statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Tremorfa and are from the UK Census of 2011. Tremorfa has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Tremorfa also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Tremorfa are better educated than the average Wales citizen [1].


Tremorfa is served by several schools. The only high school is Willows High School which is situated on Willows avenue. The school was once described as "unsatisfactory" and in need of "significant improvement" by the education watchdog Estyn. The school has now substantially improved and is no longer requiring significant improvement. Willows High was featured in the Channel 4 documentary Educating Cardiff in 2015.


In December 2015, Christmas Pugfest was held at Action Petz in Tremorfa, and attracted more than 1,500 people and around 400 pugs to use the luxury indoor dog play centre. Pugfest is an organisation which holds fun days out for pugs all over the country and was set up by Rob Clowes in memory of his pug, Poppy.

See also

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1. I Live Here: Tremorfa, Cardiff. Accessed 13 Dec 2015