Wyndham, Bridgend

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Wyndham
Wyndham is located in Bridgend
Wyndham
Wyndham
Location within Bridgend
OS grid referenceSS931914
Community
  • Ogmore Valley
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Historic county
Post townBRIDGEND
Postcode districtCF32
Dialling code01656
PoliceSouth Wales
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Bridgend
51°36′42″N 3°32′39″W / 51.6116°N 3.5443°W / 51.6116; -3.5443Coordinates: 51°36′42″N 3°32′39″W / 51.6116°N 3.5443°W / 51.6116; -3.5443

Wyndham is a small village in the County Borough of Bridgend, Wales built alongside the Ogwr Fawr tributary of the River Ogmore. The village is part of the community of the Ogmore Valley and is south of Nantymoel and north west of Ogmore Vale. The village grew out of the industrialisation of the valley in the 19th century, when coal mines were sunk in the area. The village is also nearby the local industrial estate Penllwyngwent in Ogmore Vale. Wyndham also has a convenience store called "Patel's Minimarket" which is a small minimarket near the main road. Opposite the convenience store is a youth club called the "Wyndham Boys and Girls Club" which has been open for nearly 80 years. At the end of Wyndham, there is a pub called the "Wyndham Arms". Nearby, between Wyndham and Ogmore Vale, there is a Primary School called Ogmore Vale Primary School. In Wyndham, there is a Christian Church which is called St David's Church owned by Father Julien. Wyndham has access to a cycle track. Wyndham has panoramic views of the Bwlch. It has easy access the A4061. The party Labour has held Wyndham for many years and is now led by the leader Huw Irranca-Davies.

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