Blackthorn Avenue

Postcode: CF47 9BB

Blackthorn Avenue is a street in the settlement of Merthyr Tydfil governed by Gurnos Community council in the administration area of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil Council located in the Wales Euro Region of the UK.

Blackthorn Avenue is located 141.97 miles West from the centre of London, 21.45 miles North West from the centre of Cardiff, 26.12 miles East from the centre of Swansea and 34.83 miles South West from the centre of Hereford.

Road Name:Blackthorn Avenue
Road Type:residential
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Postcodes for Blackthorn Avenue

CF47 9BB
Height

Height

The Central point of Blackthorn Avenue is approximately 287 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01685 - Merthyr Tydfil
Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Less than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.2
Median Speed: 5.3
Maximum Speed: 7.2
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 19
water

Water and Drainage Details

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Blackthorn Avenue

22 Blackthorn Avenue
Sale Price: £11,760
Sale Date: 08/01/2001
21 Blackthorn Avenue
Sale Price: £17,500
Sale Date: 27/10/2000
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Priory Hospital Aberdare

Address: Farm Road, Aberaman, Aberdare,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01685 888 480
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Distance: 7.94 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Priory Hospital Aberdare

Priory Hospital Church Village

Address: Church Road, Tonteg, Nr Ponytypridd,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01443 219 930
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Distance: 21.77 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Priory Hospital Church Village

Priory Hospital Cefn Carnau

Address: Cefn Carnau Lane, Thornhill, Caerphilly,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 02920 883 345
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Distance: 25.93 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Priory Hospital Cefn Carnau
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Morlais Medical Practice

Address: Morlais Medical Practice, Ty Morlais Berry Square, Dowlais Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF48 3AL
Telephone: 0168 5385339
Distance: 1.76 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Morlais Medical Practice

Dr J Hard's Practice

Address: Cri, Oldway House, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8UX
Telephone: 01685 723233
Distance: 1.88 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Dr J Hard's Practice

Rct Ioi Service Mt/

Address: Cri, Oldway House, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8UX
Telephone: 01685 723233
Distance: 1.88 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Rct Ioi Service Mt/

Substance Misuse Support

Address: Substance Misuse Support, Oldway House, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8UX
Telephone: 01685 721991
Distance: 1.88 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Substance Misuse Support
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

Cyfarthfa Dental Care

Address: Cyfarthfa Dental Care, Rookwood House, Gwaelodygarth Lane, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF47 8EX
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cyfarthfa Dental Care

Mr G M Thomas

Address: Mr G M Thomas, Rookwood House, Gwaelodygarth Lane, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF47 8EX
Distance: 1.04 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Mr G M Thomas

148 High Street

Address: 148 High Street, Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF48 2PL
Distance: 1.35 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to 148 High Street

Mr N a Wilson

Address: Mr N a Wilson, Dental Surgery, 3 Church Street, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF47 0BA
Distance: 1.97 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Mr N a Wilson
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Merthyr Central Library

High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF478AF
Telephone: 01685 723057
Distance: 1.92 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Merthyr Central Library

Dowlais Library

Church Street, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, CF483HS
Telephone:
Distance: 2.04 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Dowlais Library

Cwmbach Library

Philip Row, Cwmbach, Aberdare, CF440EF
Telephone:
Distance: 6.65 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cwmbach Library

Rhymney Library

Victoria Road, Rhymney, Tredegar, NP225NU
Telephone:
Distance: 6.85 Kilometres
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Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Rhymney Library

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Rhymney Station is 6.48 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Rhymney

Rhymney station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aber • Bargoed • Barry • Barry Docks • Barry Island • Brithdir • Cadoxton • Caerphilly • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cogan • Dinas Powys • Dingle Road • Eastbrook • Energlyn & Churchill Park • Gilfach Fargoed • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Heath High Level • Hengoed • Lisvane and Thornhill • Llanbradach • Llanishen • Penarth • Pengam • Pontlottyn • Tir-Phil • Ystrad Mynach

Aberdare Station is 6.84 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Aberdare

Aberdare station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cynon Valley area on the Other Freight Lines stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abercynon • Barry • Barry Docks • Barry Island • Bridgend • Cadoxton • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cathays • Cogan • Cwmbach • Dinas Powys • Dingle Road • Eastbrook • Fernhill • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Llandaf • Llantwit Major • Mountain Ash • Penarth • Penrhiwceiber • Pontypridd • Radyr • Rhoose (Cardiff Int Airpt) • Taffs Well • Trefforest

Cwmbach Station is 7.23 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cwmbach

Cwmbach station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Cynon Valley area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Abercynon • Aberdare • Barry • Barry Docks • Barry Island • Bridgend • Cadoxton • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cathays • Cogan • Dinas Powys • Dingle Road • Eastbrook • Fernhill • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Llandaf • Llantwit Major • Mountain Ash • Penarth • Penrhiwceiber • Pontypridd • Radyr • Rhoose (Cardiff Int Airpt) • Taffs Well • Trefforest

Pontlottyn Station is 7.43 Kilometers away

Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Pontlottyn

Pontlottyn station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales in the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney area on the South Wales Valleys stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Aber • Bargoed • Barry • Barry Docks • Barry Island • Brithdir • Cadoxton • Caerphilly • Cardiff Central • Cardiff Queen Street • Cogan • Dinas Powys • Dingle Road • Eastbrook • Energlyn & Churchill Park • Gilfach Fargoed • Grangetown (South Glamorgan) • Heath High Level • Hengoed • Lisvane and Thornhill • Llanbradach • Llanishen • Penarth • Pengam • Rhymney • Tir-Phil • Ystrad Mynach

Airports

Nearest Airports

Cardiff International Airport is 40.75 Kilometers away Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cardiff International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop is 34.21 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop
Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop is 34.99 Kilometers away
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Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal is 35.74 Kilometers away
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Clarence Embankment Waterbus Stop is 36.33 Kilometers away
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Clarence Embankment Waterbus Stop
Motorways

Motorways

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M4 J32/A470(T)/A4054 - 28.15 Km Away
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to M4 J32/A470(T)/A4054
Junction: M4 J34/A4119 - 28.24 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J36/A4061/A4063 - 28.78 Km Away
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Junction: M4 J35/A473 - 28.98 Km Away
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In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Marks &Spencer

Unit 17, Cyfarthfa Retail Park, Gellideg Estate, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1HY
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Marks &Spencer

Wilko

Unit 5, Cyfarthfa Retail Park, Gellideg Estate, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1HY
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Wilko

Wilko

Unit 5 Cyfarthfa Retail Park, Swansea Road, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil Ua, CF48 1HY
Distance: 1.71 Kilometres
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Wilko

Tesco Merthyr Tudful

Beacons Place,Station Yard, Beacons Place,, Station Yard,, Merthyr Tudful, CF47 0AE
Distance: 2.03 Kilometres
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Tesco Merthyr Tudful

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Museum

Attraction Name: Cyfartha Museum & Art Gallery, Ynysfach Iron Heritage Centre, Joseph Parry's Cottage
Distance: 2.8 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cyfartha Museum & Art Gallery, Ynysfach Iron Heritage Centre, Joseph Parry's Cottage

Preserved Railway

Attraction Name: Brecon Mountain Railway
Distance: 2.8 (km)
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Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Garwnant Vistor Centre
Distance: 6.94 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Garwnant Vistor Centre

Museum

Attraction Name: Cynon Valley Museum
Distance: 7.15 (km)
Directions from Blackthorn Avenue to Cynon Valley Museum

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil
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Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8AN
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01685 725 000
Within the electoral area of Not Found -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
The Member of Parliament is Gerald Jones
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In the 2017 General Election Gerald Jones won with a majority of 16334 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 55463
Within the area of Gurnos Community Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: W01001299
Ons Area Name:Merthyr Tydfil 008A
Average Age : 36.54
Population: 1616.00
Male Population: 750.00 (46.41%)
Female Population: 866.00 (53.59%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 75 (4.64%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data
Policing

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The Gurnos ward is situated in the Northern sector of the County Borough of Merthyt Tydfil .It is made up principly of The Gurnos Estate which was established in the early 1950's over a period of years it grew at the time to be the largest housing estate in Northern Europe.The ward also encompases the newer estate of Lakeside Gardens and Gwellodygarth. Prince Charles Hospital was built in 1978 and provides services for three well known Industrial valleys, Merthyr , Cynon and Rhymney. There are a number of amenities and services within the ward including a shopping Precint there are Community centres and a number of established youth clubs for all ages.The area is supported by the 3 G's Community Partnership and  St Aloysius Church also provides services in the ward. There are Three schools within the ward Pen-Y-Dre High School, Goetre Infants & Junior  and St Aloysius Infants & Junior.There is a police station within the ward supported by 2 PC's & 4 PCSO's

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Telephone: 101 or contact named
Policing Links:
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Recent Crime in the Area

Shoplifting9
Other-theft12
Criminal-damage-arson22
Violent-crime58
Burglary10
Drugs17
Public-order21
Vehicle-crime9
Theft-from-the-person2
Other-crime5
Robbery1
Source: data.police.uk accessed via API

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Location details

Location Details

Blackthorn Avenue

OS Reference: 304640, 208182
OS Grid Reference: SO046082
Latitude and Longitude: 51.763736179682, -3.3819653424478
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 29.671 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Blackthorn Avenue

Map Number: 160
Map Name: Brecon Beacons
Gurnos
Merthyr Tydfil
Wales
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