New Tredegar

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New Tredegar
Terraced Houses, New Tredegar - geograph.org.uk - 531283.jpg
Terraced houses in New Tredegar
Population 4,966 
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Caerphilly

New Tredegar (Welsh: Tredegar Newydd) is a former mining community in the Rhymney Valley, Caerphilly county borough, Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.

New Tredegar is now home to 'The Winding House', a county museum which opened in 2008. It is controlled by CCBC Museums service and the Friends of the Winding House community group.

The area is rich in the mining heritage of the South Wales mining industry. The area is supported by two primary schools; White rose primary school and Phillipstown primary school. The area also contains a number of religious buildings including; Saint Dingat's Church and the Presbyterian Church of Wales.

Sport[edit]

Capel Golf Club, New Tredegar, (now defunct) first appeared in the mid 1930s and continued into the 1950s.[1]

New Tredegar RFC, sits in Division 3 of Welsh Rugby Union League.

Notable people[edit]

See Category:People from New Tredegar

Businesses[edit]

New Tredegar is home to Zipline Creative Limited, a video production company.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Capel Golf Club”, “Golf’s Missing Links”.

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