Fairwater, Torfaen

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Welsh: Fairwater
Fairwater is located in Torfaen
 Fairwater shown within Torfaen
Area  5.24 km2 (2.02 sq mi) [1]
Population 11,632 [2]
   – density  2,220/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
OS grid reference ST 276 945
Community Fairwater
Principal area Torfaen
Ceremonial county Gwent
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CWMBRAN
Postcode district NP44
Dialling code 01633
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Torfaen
Welsh Assembly Torfaen
List of places

Coordinates: 51°38′41″N 3°02′52″W / 51.64462°N 3.04773°W / 51.64462; -3.04773

Fairwater is a community and suburb of Cwmbran in the county borough of Torfaen, in south east Wales.

The community of Fairwater includes 3 electoral wards for Torfaen County Borough Council:

  • Coed Eva, which returns 1 councillor.
  • Fairwater, which returns 2 councillors.
  • Greenmeadow, which returns two councillors.

Fairwater High School is located here.


  1. ^ "2011 Census:Quick Statistics:Population Density for Fairwater". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census:Key Statistics:Key Figures for Fairwater". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 Nov 2013.