List of electoral wards in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough

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Locations of county wards in
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough

This list of electoral wards in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough includes county borough electoral wards in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, Wales. It also includes Community Council wards.

County Borough Wards[edit]

The county borough is divided into 11 electoral wards returning 33 councillors to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. Most of these wards are coterminous with communities (parishes) of the same name.[1] The following table lists council wards, numbers of councillors, associated communities and geographical areas:

Ward County
councillors
[2]
Communities Settlements
Bedlinog c 2 Bedlinog Bedlinog, Cwmfelin, Trelewis
Cyfarthfa c 3 Cyfarthfa Clwydyfagwyr, Gelli-deg, Heolgerrig, Winch Fawr, Ynysfach
Dowlais 4 Dowlais, Dowlais Top, Caeharris, Caeracca, Pantyscallog, Rhydybedd, Tair Twynau
Gurnos c 4 Gurnos Gurnos
Merthyr Vale c 2 Merthyr Vale Aberfan, Mount Pleasant,
Park c 3 Park Georgetown, The Quar
Penydarren c 3 Penydarren Penydarren, Galon Uchaf
Plymouth 3 Troed-y-rhiw Abercanaid, Pentrebach
Town c 4 Town Merthyr Tydfil town centre, Twynyrodyn, Penyard
Treharris c 3 Treharris Quakers Yard, Treharris, Pentwyn, Fiddler's Elbow, Edwardsville, Treharris
Vaynor c 2 Vaynor Cefn Coed, Pontsticill, Trefechan, Vaynor

c = Ward coterminous with community of the same name

Community wards[edit]

Bedlinog is the only community in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough to elect a community council. For elections to Bedlinog Community Council, four community councillors are elected from a Bedlinog ward and five are elected from a Trelewis ward.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  2. ^ "These are your councillors in Merthyr Tydfil after the 2017 local elections". Wales Online. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  3. ^ Your Councillors, Bedlinog Community Council. Retrieved 6 November 2016.