Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen (electoral ward)

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Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Neath
Welsh Assembly Neath
Councillor
Lynda Williams (Labour)
Numbers
Coordinates SN705112
Population (2001) 2,827

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen is an electoral ward of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. The ward of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen along with the Lower Brynamman electoral ward makes up the parish of Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen.

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen consists of some or all of the following settlements: Cwmgors, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen and Gwaun-Leision in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen consists of a built up area to the west and north, surrounded by farmland. The south eastern part of the ward consists of open moorland.

Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen is bounded by the wards of Quarter Bach of Carmarthenshire to the north; Lower Brynamman and Cwmllynfell to the east; Pontardawe to the south; and Glanamman of Carmarthenshire to the west.

In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 37.72%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Lynda Williams Labour 484 Labour hold
Ron Williams Plaid Cymru 352

Coordinates: 51°47′04″N 3°52′44″W / 51.78443°N 3.87879°W / 51.78443; -3.87879