Cwmbran

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In 1949, Cwmbran became the first `New Town` in Wales resulted from the Labour Government's New Towns Act of 1946 The 'new town' provided accommodation for the numerous employees who each day made their way to work in the new industries that were springing up in the Cwmbran Area. Today, Cwmbran covers approximately 3000 acres and has a population around the 50,000 mark

Cwmbran is surrounded by the villages and neighbourhoods of Coedeva, Croesyceiliog, Fairwater, Greenmeadow, Henllys, Hollybush, Llanyrafon, Llantarnam, Oakfield, Old Cwmbran, Pontnewydd, St. Dials, Thornhill, Two Locks, Ty-Coch, Upper Cwmbran, and West Pontnewydd.

Cwmbran has a railway station on the South Wales to North Wales route between Newport and Shrewsbury.

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M4 Junction 26, A4051.

Accessible by Public Transport: Cwmbran station is 0 miles away.

Cwmbran

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Torfaen, NP44 1XQ

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