Troed-y-rhiw

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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.

Governance[edit]

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]

References[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.

External links[edit]

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