Torfaen County Borough Council

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Torfaen County Borough Council
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Torfaen County Borough Council

Torfaen County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen) is the governing body for Torfaen, one of the Principal Areas of Wales.

Political makeup[edit]

Elections take place every four years. The last election was 3 May 2012.[1]

Current composition[edit]

Group affiliation Members
Labour 30
Conservative 4
Plaid Cymru 2

Historic results[edit]

Electoral divisions[edit]

The county borough is divided into 24 electoral wards returning 44 councillors. There are 6 elected community councils in the region. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. Communities with a community council are indicated with a '*':

Ward Communities Other geographic areas
Abersychan Abersychan Varteg, Cwmavon, Cwmffrwd, Talywain, The British, Pentwyn, Garndiffaith,
Blaenavon Blaenavon Town* Coed Cae, Elgam, Forge Side, Garn-y-erw
Brynwern Pontymoile (Brynwern ward)
Coed Eva Fairwater (Coed Eva ward)
Croesyceiliog North Croesyceiliog & Llanyrafon* (Croesyceiliog North ward)
Croesyceiliog South Croesyceiliog & Llanyrafon* (Croesyceiliog South ward)
Cwmynyscoy Pontymoile (Cwmynyscoy ward) Blaendare, Upper Race
Fairwater Fairwater (Fairwater and Oaksford ward) Ty Canol
Greenmeadow Fairwater (Greenmeadow ward)
Llantarnam Croes-y-mwyalach, Oakfield, Old Cwmbran
Llanyrafon North Llanyrafon (Llanyrafon North ward)
Llanyrafon South Llanfrechfa
New Inn New Inn Cwmoody, Sluvad
Panteg Panteg Griffithstown, Sebastopol
Pontnewydd Pontrhydyrun, Lowland, Northville
Pontnewynydd Pen Tranch (Pontnewynydd ward) Cwmffrwdoer
Pontypool Pontypool*
Snatchwood Pen Tranch (Snatchwood ward)
St. Cadocs and Penygarn
St Dials Cwmbran Central* (St. Dials ward)
Trevethin Trevethin (Trevethin ward)
Two Locks Cwmbran Central* (Two Locks ward) Hollybush, Henllys
Upper Cwmbran Upper Cwmbran Thornhill, West Pontnewydd
Wainfelin Pen Tranch (Wainfelin ward) Tranch, Pantygasseg


  1. ^ "Vote 2012- Local Elections May 2012". BBC. 2012. Retrieved May 26, 2012. 

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