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Y Ganolfan in Merthyr Tydfil

Y Ganolfan is a Street in the Mid Glamorgan town of Merthyr Tydfil and measures approximately 114 metres long.

There is only one street named Y Ganolfan making it unique in Great Britain.

Y Ganolfan is within the area of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil and Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local community council is Dowlais.

Y Ganolfan has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 25100477 and 25102908 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Y Ganolfan is roughly 303.12 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 304.30 and the lowest point being 301.40. A change of 2.90 metres.

Y Ganolfan is located within the county of Mid Glamorgan which is within the proud nation of Wales. 140.87 miles West from the centre of London, 20.86 miles North from the centre of Cardiff, 27.07 miles East from the centre of Swansea and 34.05 miles South West from the centre of Hereford.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Y Ganolfan

Sunrise06:50
Sunset17:58

Latest Weather Conditions for Y Ganolfan

Observed at Weather Station:Sennybridge 4 March 2021 at 03:00 (23.56 miles away)
Current Weather:Fog
Temperature and Humidity:4.6°C (100.0%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NE (3 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Y Ganolfan Merthyr Tydfil

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Travelodge Merthyr Tydfil
Address:Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1UT
Telephone:0871 984 6371 Learn More
1.88
2: Name:Premier Inn Aberdare
Address:Ffordd Tirwaun
Telephone: Learn More
4.81
3: Name:Travelodge Caerphilly
Address:1 Beddau Way, Caerphilly, CF83 2AX
Telephone:0871 984 6364 Learn More
13.95
4: Name:Premier Inn Llantrisant
Address:Ely Valley
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15.08
5: Name:Travelodge Bridgend Pencoed
Address:Old Mill, Felindre Rd, Pencoed, CF35 5HU
Telephone:0871 984 6049 Learn More
17.38
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Police Force: South Wales
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Y Ganolfan above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
303.12301.40304.302.90

Frequently asked Questions for Y Ganolfan

What Council (Local Authority) is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the local authority area of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Council which is a .

What Community Council is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the area of Dowlais Community Council.

What Electoral Ward is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the ward of Dowlais.

What County is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan.

What Constituency is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the constituency of Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney.

What Part of the UK is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the historic nation of Wales.

What County Council area is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is not in a County Council area.

What Police Force area is Y Ganolfan in?

Y Ganolfan is located within the South Wales Police area.

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Location Details

Y Ganolfan
Map showing the location of Y Ganolfan
Latitude51.761289
Longitude-3.356623
OS Easting (X):306383
OS Northing (Y):207877
OS Grid Reference:SO064079

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Y Ganolfan

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeW00006799
ONS Area NameTransitional Eastern European Neighbourhoods
Average Age40.54
Area Population1785.00
Male Population865.00 (48%)
Female Population920.00 (52%)
Benefit Claimants56 (3%)
LSOA Code:W01001298
LSOA Name:Merthyr Tydfil 002D
SOA Code:4b
SOA Name:Constrained renters
MSOA Code:W02000284
MSOA Name:Merthyr Tydfil 002
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Nearest Supermarkets

Asda Merthyr Tydfil
Dowlais Top, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2YF
01685 379981
Distance: 0.76 Miles
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Asda Merthyr Tydfil
Tesco Merthyr Tydfil Extra
Beacons Place, Station Yard, Tramroad Side, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 0AL
0345 677 9811
Distance: 1.39 Miles
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Tesco Merthyr Tydfil Extra
Iceland Merthyr Tydfil
15 Graham Way, St Tydfils Square, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8EG
01685379800
Distance: 1.48 Miles
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Iceland Merthyr Tydfil
Iceland Merthyr Pentrebach
Unit 2B, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach, CF48 2TQ
01685267820
Distance: 2.29 Miles
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Iceland Merthyr Pentrebach

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01685 - Merthyr Tydfil

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Visit the Council's Website
Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN
Send email
Telephone Number: 01685 725 000
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
The Member of Parliament is Gerald Jones
Details for the MP Gerald Jones on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election Gerald Jones won with a majority of 10,606 the result was Lab hold. The total electorate was 56,322
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Dowlais Ward
Community Council: Dowlais
Ceremonial County: Mid Glamorgan

Nearest Car Parks

Station Road Car Park
Station Road, Dowlais, Mid Glamorgan
Dowlais
CF48 3RN
Distance: 0.17 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Market Street Car Park
Market Street, Dowlais, Mid Glamorgan
Dowlais
CF48 2AJ
Distance: 0.19 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Pant Road Car Park
Pant Road, Dowlais, Mid Glamorgan
Dowlais
CF48 3SH
Distance: 0.30 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
High Street - West Car Park
High Street, Dowlais, Mid Glamorgan
Dowlais
CF48 3PH
Distance: 0.49 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
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Nearest Schools

St Illtyds R.C.Primary School
Distance: 0.19 Miles
Address: St Illtyds R.C.Primary School, Rocky Road, Dowlais, CF48 3BT
Head: (Headteacher)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to St Illtyds R.C.Primary School
Gellifaelog Primary School
Distance: 0.29 Miles
Address: Gellifaelog Primary School, Penydarren, CF47 9TJ
Head: (Headteacher)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Gellifaelog Primary School
Pantysgallog Primary School
Distance: 0.66 Miles
Address: Pantysgallog Primary School, Pant, Dowlais, CF48 2AD
Head: (Headteacher)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Pantysgallog Primary School
Bishop Hedley High School
Distance: 0.72 Miles
Address: Bishop Hedley High School, Gwaunfarren Road, Penydarren, CF47 9AN
Head: (Headteacher)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Bishop Hedley High School

Nearest Hospitals

Priory Hospital Aberdare
Address: Farm Road, Aberaman, Aberdare,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01685 888 480
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.44 (km)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Priory Hospital Aberdare
Priory Hospital Church Village
Address: Church Road, Tonteg, Nr Ponytypridd,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 01443 219 930
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 21.14 (km)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Priory Hospital Church Village
Priory Hospital Cefn Carnau
Address: Cefn Carnau Lane, Thornhill, Caerphilly,
Independent Sector
Priory Group Limited
Telephone: 02920 883 345
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 24.85 (km)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Priory Hospital Cefn Carnau

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Y Ganolfan

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Y Ganolfan
1.10 Cyfarthfa Dental Care Rookwood House, Gwaelodygarth Lane CF47 8EX
1.31 Mr N A Wilson Dental Surgery, 3 Church Street CF47 0BA
1.34 Courtland Dental Centre Ltd 23 Courtland Terrace CF47 0DT
1.53 Smiles Dental Centre 29 High Street CF47 8DP
1.53 United Dental Ltd Fountain Dental Surgery, 147 High Street CF47 8DP

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Y Ganolfan

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Y Ganolfan
23.84 Golden Valley Practice The Surgery, Ewyas Harold HR2 0EU tel:01981 240320
25.78 Peterchurch Surgery Closure Place, Peterchurch HR2 0RS tel:01981 550322
28.42 The Surgery Kingstone Kingstone HR2 9HN tel:01981 250215
29.67 The Staunton-on-wye Surgery Staunton On Wye HR4 7LT tel:01981 500227

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Y Ganolfan

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Y Ganolfan

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Y Ganolfan

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Y Ganolfan
0.76 4164 Merthyr Tydfil Asda Stores Ltd, Dowlais Top, Dowlais CF48 2YF
1.28 H J Aylward - Merthyr Tydfil 88 High Street CF47 8UG
1.37 Darlington Opticians 66 High Street CF47 8AE
1.43 Specsavers (merthyr Tydfil) 126a High Street CF47 8BT
1.49 Merthyr Optical Centre 138 High Street, Merthyr CF47 8DN

Nearest Libraries

Dowlais Library
Church Street, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, CF483HS
Telephone:
Distance: 0.11 Miles
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Directions from Y Ganolfan to Dowlais Library
Merthyr Central Library
High Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF478AF
Telephone: 01685 723057
Distance: 1.32 Miles
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Directions from Y Ganolfan to Merthyr Central Library
Rhymney Library
Victoria Road, Rhymney, Tredegar, NP225NU
Telephone:
Distance: 3.11 Miles
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Directions from Y Ganolfan to Rhymney Library
Pontlottyn Library
Community Centre, Pontlottyn, CF819QD
Telephone:
Distance: 3.37 Miles
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Directions from Y Ganolfan to Pontlottyn Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Merthyr Tydfil Station is 1.45 miles away.

Address: Merthyr Tydfil station, Tramroad Side, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr, CF47 0AG

Merthyr Tydfil is situated on the Merthyr line (Taff Vale) and is managed by Transport for Wales.

Merthyr Tydfil Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Merthyr Tydfil Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abercynon00:22:00
Barry01:27:00
Barry Docks01:22:00
Barry Island01:29:00
Bridgend01:59:00
Cadoxton01:19:00
Cardiff Central01:03:00
Cardiff Queen Street00:58:00
Cathays00:53:00
Cogan01:10:00
Dinas Powys01:15:00
Eastbrook01:13:00
Grangetown (Cardiff)01:07:00
Llandaf00:48:00
Llantwit Major01:44:00
Merthyr Vale00:12:00
Pentre-Bach00:04:00
Pontypridd00:30:00
Quakers Yard00:17:00
Radyr00:45:00
Rhoose Cardiff International Airport01:34:00
Taffs Well00:41:00
Trefforest00:33:00
Trefforest Estate00:37:00
Troed-y-rhiw00:07:00

Pentre-Bach Station is 2.52 miles away.

Address: Pentre-Bach station, Station Approach, Pentre-Bach, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF48 4BD

Pentre-Bach is situated on the Merthyr line (Taff Vale) and is managed by Transport for Wales.

Pentre-Bach Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Pentre-Bach Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abercynon00:18:00
Barry01:23:00
Barry Docks01:18:00
Barry Island01:25:00
Bridgend01:55:00
Cadoxton01:15:00
Cardiff Central00:59:00
Cardiff Queen Street00:54:00
Cathays00:49:00
Cogan01:06:00
Dinas Powys01:11:00
Eastbrook01:09:00
Grangetown (Cardiff)01:03:00
Llandaf00:44:00
Llantwit Major01:40:00
Merthyr Tydfil00:05:30
Merthyr Vale00:08:00
Pontypridd00:26:00
Quakers Yard00:13:00
Radyr00:41:00
Rhoose Cardiff International Airport01:30:00
Taffs Well00:37:00
Trefforest00:29:00
Trefforest Estate00:33:00
Troed-y-rhiw00:03:00

Rhymney Station is 2.88 miles away.

Address: Rhymney station, The Terrace, Rhymney, Rhymney, NP2 5LW

Rhymney is situated on the Rhymney line and is managed by Transport for Wales.

Rhymney Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Rhymney Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Aber00:37:00
Bargoed00:15:00
Brithdir00:10:00
Caerphilly00:41:00
Cardiff Central01:01:00
Cardiff Queen Street00:57:00
Dingle Road01:13:00
Energlyn & Churchill Park00:35:00
Gilfach Fargoed00:18:00
Grangetown (Cardiff)01:08:00
Heath High Level00:50:00
Hengoed00:24:00
Lisvane & Thornhill00:45:00
Llanbradach00:31:00
Llanishen00:47:00
Penarth01:16:00
Pengam00:20:00
Pontlottyn00:03:00
Tir-Phil00:08:00
Ystrad Mynach00:27:00

Troed-y-rhiw Station is 3.40 miles away.

Address: Troed-y-Rhiw station, Station Terrace, Troed-y-Rhiw, Merthyr, CF48 4DY

Troed-y-rhiw is situated on the Merthyr line (Taff Vale) and is managed by Transport for Wales.

Troed-y-rhiw Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Troed-y-rhiw Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Abercynon00:15:00
Barry01:20:00
Barry Docks01:15:00
Barry Island01:22:00
Bridgend01:52:00
Cadoxton01:12:00
Cardiff Central00:56:00
Cardiff Queen Street00:51:00
Cathays00:46:00
Cogan01:03:00
Dinas Powys01:08:00
Eastbrook01:06:00
Grangetown (Cardiff)01:00:00
Llandaf00:41:00
Llantwit Major01:37:00
Merthyr Tydfil00:08:30
Merthyr Vale00:05:00
Pentre-Bach00:03:00
Pontypridd00:23:00
Quakers Yard00:10:00
Radyr00:38:00
Rhoose Cardiff International Airport01:27:00
Taffs Well00:34:00
Trefforest00:26:00
Trefforest Estate00:30:00

Nearest Airports

Cardiff International Airport is 25.08 miles away Directions from Y Ganolfan to Cardiff International Airport
Swansea Airport is 32.4 miles away Directions from Y Ganolfan to Swansea Airport
Bristol International Airport is 37.93 miles away Directions from Y Ganolfan to Bristol International Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 52 miles away Directions from Y Ganolfan to Gloucestershire Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop is 20.66 miles away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop

Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop is 21.15 miles away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop

Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal is 21.22 miles away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Newport (S Wales) Ferry Terminal

Clarence Embankment Waterbus Stop is 21.98 miles away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to Clarence Embankment Waterbus Stop

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M4 J32/A470(T)/A4054 - 16.95 Miles Away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to M4 J32/A470(T)/A4054

Junction: M4 J34/A4119 - 17.33 Miles Away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to M4 J34/A4119

Junction: M4 J33/A4232 - 17.71 Miles Away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to M4 J33/A4232

Junction: M4 J30/A4232 - 18.05 Miles Away

Directions from Y Ganolfan to M4 J30/A4232

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Cyfarthfa Castle Museum
Distance: 1.47 (miles)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Cyfarthfa Castle Museum
Attraction Name: Garwnant Visitor Centre
Distance: 5.04 (miles)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Garwnant Visitor Centre
Attraction Name: Llancaiach Fawr Manor
Distance: 7.59 (miles)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Llancaiach Fawr Manor
Attraction Name: Blaina Heritage Museum
Distance: 8.41 (miles)
Directions from Y Ganolfan to Blaina Heritage Museum
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