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Tondu, Bridgend

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Tondu, Bridgend

Tondu (English: Black Sward) is a village in Bridgend County Borough, Wales, located about 3 miles north of the town of Bridgend. Tondu lies on the A4063 from Bridgend to Maesteg, and was established in the late 18th century as a coal mining village servicing the Parc Slip Colliery. In later years, an iron works was also established, and in the 19th century, a brick works was constructed using the clay from the carboniferous coal measures to make a variety of bricks, mostly for engineering.
Administrative CountyBridgend
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS8984
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01656

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