Penydarren/Galon Uchaf Ward Profile
The Penydarren and Galon Uchaf Ward covers the whole of the Galon Uchaf estate. The Penydarren area borders Galon Uchaf and covers Penydarren from Alexandra Avenue to the Rocky Road. The ward currently has 5253 residents.
PS Joanna Lamorte firstname.lastname@example.org
PC Matt Davies Matthew.Davies@south-wales.pnn.police.uk
PCSO Alwyn Cook Alwyn.Cook@south-wales.pnn.police.uk
These officers can be contacted on 101 Please ask for your local Station. Details of individual mobile numbers are on the ourbobby.com Penydarren front page.
There are 3 ward councillors for the Penydarren/Galon Uchaf Ward.
Councillor Allan Jones
28 Brynheulog Street
Councillor David Isaac
73 Brynhyfryd Street
07538 830 903
Councillor Neil (Jock) Greer
3 Hodges Street
There is a very proactive Neighbourhood Watch in the area.
Mrs Hilary Doyle
Treharris Police Station
Tel 01685 724318
There are 3 schools in the area.
Bishop Hedley RC High School Head Teacher, Mrs Maureen Harris
Royal Crescent, Tel: 01685 721747
Gellifaelog Primary School Head Teacher, Mrs Margaret Dickson
Gellifaelog Road Tel: 01685 723078
Gwaunfarren Primary School Head Teacher, Mr Williams
Alexandra Avenue Tel: 01685 722096
There is also a local 3G’s Community Group which covers the area. They run
dance groups, youth clubs, choirs and many other activities from Bishop Hedley High School. Further details can be obtained from Lee Davies on 07855533016 or email email@example.com.
There is a large elderly community in the Penydarren/Galon Uchaf area with Horeb Close Sheltered Housing providing activities for elderly residents.
Shopping Centre/Public Houses
There is a small shopping Centre located at Talbot Square, Penydarren and also a few shops in the Galon Uchaf Road and Roberts Avenue area.
There are 3 public houses/clubs in the area.
The Norton Public House
Penydarren Social Club
Martyrs Social Club
There is a thriving Community Centre located at Ninth Avenue. Various classes such as cookery, computers, keep fit and photography are run throughout the week for members of the community. Meetings are held every second Wednesday to discuss issues affecting the Penydarren and Galon Uchaf area. Further details can be obtained from the Chairman, Mr Terrence Bence on 01685384206.