The South Wales Gaming Centre aims to be the best wargames venue in Europe.


The South Wales Gaming Centre
Firestorm Games, 15 Trade Street, Cardiff, CF10 5DT

We have 64 6×4 Tables and 20 6×2 tables all on one level within the venue with chairs for 192 people and seating for 350. For games using 4×4 boards we can provide 96 Tables. All of our tables regardless of the type of event have a minimum of 4×2 foot of space between each table available for drinks, books or bags. We invest heavily in maintaining the quality of our gaming tables and the terrain available for players to use.

The venue has:

  • Full disabled access
  • Free parking
  • Toilet facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • On-site Catering
  • PA System for announcements
  • Dedicated TO Laptop running appropriate Event Software with Internet Access
  • 4 Large Screens to display pairings and/or timers
  • Lockers for storage
  • Hot drinks and snacks via vending machines
  • Chill out area with sofa’s and tables for relaxing

Our kitchen facilities have recently been upgraded to a fully functioning professional kitchen serving hot food and breakfast rolls and is run by a professional chef with an extensive and varied menu. Our bar has also recently been upgraded and now offers draft beer and lager from a local craft brewery, Tiny Rebel Brewing Co.

The venue is next to the main train station in Cardiff and is easily accessible from the M4 motorway. We are 40 minutes to an hour away from both Bristol and Cardiff airport, both of which have good bus or car links to Cardiff. We are located within 5 minutes’ walk from the centre of Cardiff with its excellent retail and entertainment facilities and there are a number of hotels, from budget to more expensive, within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the venue.