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Blaenavon Town Council

  • 01495 790643 Clerk to the Council Kevin Warren
  • blaenavontc@btconnect.com
  • 101, High Street,
  • Blaenavon, Torfaen NP4 9PT

Welcome to Blaenavon

Welcome to Blaenavon, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and among the most historically and geographically fascinating towns in the UK.

At almost 420m above sea level, it is a contender for the title of Wales’s highest town.  The hills to the west of the town contain the source of the Afon Lwyd, the main river running through the county borough of Torfaen, South Wales’s easternmost valley.  The name Blaenavon literally means ‘front of the river’ or, loosely, ‘river's source’

Our Town

Discover the history and heritage of Blaenavon

Upcoming Events

See our upcoming events in Blaenavon

Big Blaenavon Dog Walk

Starting at 11am from Capel Newydd (park by the cr…

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22 March

Intergenerational Eisteddfod

Join us as we hold our very own Eisteddfod.

Take p…

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4 March

Discover Blaenavon

Discover the history and heritage of Blaenavon
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Recent News

Town Council maintains precept at current rate

31 January, 2020

The Town Council has agreed not …

New rules for Civic Awards 2020

30 January 2020

The Town Council has changed the …

Grant Aid 2020

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM LOCAL ORGANISATIONS …