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Rhodfa Terrace, Troed-y-Rhiw

Troed-y-rhiw (Welsh pronunciation: [ˌtrɔi̯d ə ˈr̥ɪu̯], translation: foot of the slope) is a village and community in the county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. The population of this community at the 2011 census was 5,296.[1]

The village is served by Troed-y-rhiw railway station.


The community is coterminous with the electoral ward of Plymouth, which elects three county councillors to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. At the May 2017 elections the ward re-elected three Labour Party councillors.[2]

Community Archives Wales[edit]

In 2007 the Troedyrhiw Environment Forum joined the Community Archives Wales programme. The Environment Forum is a part of the Troedyrhiw Community Partnership which has approximately 30 registered members who attend all kinds of different forums including a Residents Association, Scouts Group and Old Age Persons Group.[citation needed]

The Environment Forum has engaged all parts of the community in a range of community projects, such as the Trevithick Heritage Trail.

Notable people from Troed-y-rhiw[edit]


  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  2. ^ "These are your councillors in Merthyr Tydfil after the 2017 local elections". Wales Online. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2019.

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Coordinates: 51°42′44″N 3°20′42″W / 51.71222°N 3.34500°W / 51.71222; -3.34500