Penyffordd shown within Flintshire
|Population||3,715 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Alyn and Deeside|
|Welsh Assembly||Alyn and Deeside|
Penyffordd is a village in Flintshire, Wales, situated to the south west of Buckley and to the west of Chester. The name is derived from the Welsh Pen Y Ffordd - meaning, literally, "head of the road". The resident population of Penyffordd, as measured in the 2001 Census, was 3,715.
Penyffordd lies to the east of A550, south of its junction with the A55 (North Wales Expressway). The ward consists of the neighbouring villages of Penyffordd and Penymynydd, which are a ribbon development along the line of the former major road.
Local amenities and landmarks include a village hall and war memorial. Penyffordd has its own Village Institute, Scout group, Girl Guides group and local youth club. An annual children's competition called Penyffordd and Penymynydd Youth Festival is held in the village.
Sport and leisure in the village include Pen-y-ffordd Tennis Club, bowling greens and Penyffordd Dancing School.
- 2001 Census: Penyffordd, Office for National Statistics, retrieved 1 December 2007