Where is Bridgend?

Bridgend is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, four miles west of the town of Pencoed, 17 miles south-east of the major city of Swansea, 17 miles west of Cardiff, and 149 miles west of London. Bridgend lies roughly one mile west of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Bridgend falls within the unitary authority of Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend. It is in the CF31 postcode district. The post town for Bridgend is Bridgend.

Bridgend on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Bridgend
Location of Bridgend within the UK

Which county is Bridgend in?

Bridgend is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyPen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend

Where is Bridgend in Mid Glamorgan?

Bridgend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Bridgend within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Bridgend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bridgend is CF31 1LJ.

Where is Bridgend in CF31?

Bridgend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF31 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF31 postcode district.

Location of Bridgend within CF31

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What is the post town for Bridgend?

The post town for Bridgend is Bridgend. Bridgend is in the CF31 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridgend.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at position 51.5078° latitude and -3.57814° longitude.

Latitude51.5078°
Longitude-3.57814°

What is the easting and northing of Bridgend?

The centre of Bridgend is located at the grid reference easting 290572 and northing 179944 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting290572
Northing179944

What are the nearest towns to Bridgend?

Position of Bridgend relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Bridgend to the centre of the town.

4m
Bridgend is 4 miles west of Pencoed
6m
Bridgend is 6 miles east of Porthcawl
6m
Bridgend is 6 miles north-west of Cowbridge
7m
Bridgend is 7 miles south of Pontycymer
8m
Bridgend is 8 miles south-east of Maesteg
8m
Bridgend is 8 miles north-west of Llantwit Major
9m
Bridgend is 9 miles west of Talbot Green
9m
Bridgend is 9 miles west of Llantrisant
10m
Bridgend is 10 miles south-west of Tonypandy
10m
Bridgend is 10 miles south-west of Porth

What are the nearest cities to Bridgend?

Position of Bridgend relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Bridgend to the centre of the city.

17m
Bridgend is 17 miles west of Cardiff
17m
Bridgend is 17 miles south-east of Swansea
26m
Bridgend is 26 miles west of Newport
42m
Bridgend is 42 miles west of Bristol
45m
Bridgend is 45 miles north-west of Wells
53m
Bridgend is 53 miles south-west of Hereford
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Bridgend is 53 miles west of Bath
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Bridgend is 54 miles north of Exeter
62m
Bridgend is 62 miles south-west of Gloucester
75m
Bridgend is 75 miles south-west of Worcester

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