Information - Areas of Torfaen - Upper Cwmbran

Area profile

Upper Cwmbran is a suburb of Cwmbran which lies between Pontnewydd and Thornhill. The small suburb has two pubs, a B&B and a local convenience store. The area also has Woodlands Community Primary School which provides education for 4-11 year olds.

The suburb is in short travelling distance to the various amenities provided by Cwmbran Town Centre.

Local Facilities:

Community Centre:
Glenside Community Centre Pontnewydd Cwmbran Tel: 01495 762200 

Holy Trinty Mount Pleasent Rd Pontnewynydd Richmond Rd Baptist Church The Chapel House Richmand Rd Cwmbran NP44 1EQ Tel:01633 861034 Hope Methodist Church Commercial Street, Pontnewydd Siloam Baptist Chapel Mountain Rd Upper Cwmbran Tel:01633 489779 The Well Centre Station Road, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran 

Pontnewydd Nursery School Bryn Celyn Rd Pontnewydd NP44 1JW Tel:01633 483307 
Woodlands Nursery Primary School Thornhill Rd Upper Cwmbran NP44 5UA Tel:01633 647488 
Ysgol Gymraeg Henllys Way, St Dails, Cwmbran, NP44 3NB Tel:01633 485178
Ysgol Panteg Oxford St Griffithstown NP4 5HP Tel: 01495 762581 

Kemeys Fawr Infant School Elm Grove Sebastopol Pontypool NP4 5DD Tel:01495 763175 Age:4 - 7 
Pontnewydd Primary School Bryn Celyn Rd Pontnewydd NP44 1JW Tel: 01633 483307 Woodlands Community Primary School Thornhill Rd Upper Cwmbran NP44 5UA Tel: 01633 647488 
Ysgol Gymraeg Cwmbran Henllys Way St Dials Cwmbran NP444HB Tel: 01633 483383 Age:3 - 11 
Ysgol Panteg Oxford St Griffithstown NP4 5HP Tel:01495 762581 Age: 3 - 11 
Ysgol Bryn Onnen Varteg Rd Varteg Pontypool, NP4 8TY Tel:01495 772284 Age:3 - 11 

Secondary School:Fairwater Comprehensive School TyGwyn Way Fairwater Cwmbran NP44 4YZ Tel: 01633 643950 Age:11 - 18 
Croesyceiliog Comprehensive Woodland Rd Croesyceiliog NP44 2YB Tel: 01633 645900 Age:11 - 18 
Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw Folly Road, Trevethin, Pontypool, NP4 8JD Tel: 01495 750405 Age:11 - 18 

Fairwater Leisure Centre Ty Gwyn Way, Fairwater Cwmbran NP44 4YZ 01633 624135/36 
Cwmbran Stadium Henllys Way Cwmbran NP44 3YS 01633 627100 / 01633 627101/2

Greenmeadow Communitiy Farm Greenforge Way, Cwmbran NP44 5AJ Information: Enjoy a day at the farm 
Tel:01633 647662 

The Congress Theatre 50 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PL 
Information:322 seather auditorium - full disabled access. Located in the heart of Cwmbran with a frequently changing programme of theatrical productions Tel:01633 868239 

Cwmbran Shopping Cwmbran, Torfaen 
Information:Cwmbran Shopping - where shopping is "easy" with 170 shops and superstores to choose from Tel:01633 875526 

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre St. Davids Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 1PD 
Information:Llantarnam shows local, national and international art and craft Tel:01633 483321

Llanyrafon Mill Llanyrafon, Torfaen 
Information:The Mill is one of the few surviving triple stone water mills left in the country Tel:01633 482780 

Pontnewydd Golf Club Upper Cwmbran, Torfaen NP44 1AB 
Information:Oldest golf club in Wales. Brand new club house that offers great food, a licenced bar and a warm welcome to visitors 
Notes:To reserve a starting time call Gavin Evans - the club professional 
Tel:01633 482170 

Greenmeadow Golf & Country Club Treherbert Road, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran NP44 2BZ 
Information:Greenmeadow Golf and Country Club - the home to good food, good golf and good company Tel:01633 869321 

Llanyrafon Golf Course Llanfrechfa Way, Llanyrafon, Cwmbran, Torfaen 
Information:Llanyrafon Golf Course is a 9 hole par 3 municipal course. Offers enjoyment to both experienced and those who have recently taken up the game of golf 
Tel:01633 874636 

Cwmbran Angling Association 305 Llantarnam Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen 
Information:Provides angling for the experienced and inexperienced angler at resonable prices 
Tel:01633 874472 


The average property price in Upper Cwmran is £100,367 (March 2013) and there are the currently the following property types within the area: Detached 8%

                                                          Semi-detached 23.50%

                                                          Terraced 58.70%

                                                          Flats 9.90%


56.60% of properties in Upper Cwmbran are owner occupied, 33.70% are rented from a social landlord and 7.90% are privately rented.


48.24% of first time buyers and owner occupiers cannot afford to purchase a property within the area.

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Upper Cwmbran Properties


We don't have exact figures of Privately Rented accommodation in the area but research suggests:

There is a VERY HIGH availability.


Local Facilities



We have no details of Facilities in this area.

You can get more information on the area from the Torfaen Council site.


We do not have any information on schools in the area.


You can get information on local Health facilities here.