Where is Castle-upon-Alun?

Castle-upon-Alun is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, three miles south of the town of Bridgend, 19 miles south-east of the major city of Swansea, 17 miles west of Cardiff, and 148 miles west of London. Castle-upon-Alun lies two miles south of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Castle-upon-Alun falls within the unitary authority of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan. It is in the CF32 postcode district. The post town for Castle-upon-Alun is Bridgend.

Castle-upon-Alun on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Castle-upon-Alun
Location of Castle-upon-Alun within the UK

Which county is Castle-upon-Alun in?

Castle-upon-Alun is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Bro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan.

Ceremonial CountySouth Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyBro Morgannwg - the Vale of Glamorgan

Where is Castle-upon-Alun in South Glamorgan?

Castle-upon-Alun is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of South Glamorgan, and towards the westernmost extremity of South Glamorgan.

Location of Castle-upon-Alun within South Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Castle-upon-Alun?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Castle-upon-Alun is CF32 0TN.

Where is Castle-upon-Alun in CF32?

Castle-upon-Alun is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF32 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF32 postcode district.

Location of Castle-upon-Alun within CF32

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What is the post town for Castle-upon-Alun?

The post town for Castle-upon-Alun is Bridgend. Castle-upon-Alun is in the CF32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridgend.

What is the latitude and longitude of Castle-upon-Alun?

The centre of Castle-upon-Alun is located at position 51.46147° latitude and -3.56877° longitude.

Latitude51.46147°
Longitude-3.56877°

What is the easting and northing of Castle-upon-Alun?

The centre of Castle-upon-Alun is located at the grid reference easting 291112 and northing 174778 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting291112
Northing174778

What are the nearest towns to Castle-upon-Alun?

Position of Castle-upon-Alun relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Castle-upon-Alun to the centre of the town.

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Castle-upon-Alun is 3 miles south of Bridgend
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Castle-upon-Alun is 5 miles north-west of Llantwit Major
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Castle-upon-Alun is 5 miles south-west of Pencoed
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Castle-upon-Alun is 5 miles west of Cowbridge
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Castle-upon-Alun is 6 miles east of Porthcawl
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Castle-upon-Alun is 10 miles south-west of Talbot Green
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Castle-upon-Alun is 10 miles south-west of Llantrisant
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Castle-upon-Alun is 10 miles south of Pontycymer
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Castle-upon-Alun is 11 miles south of Maesteg
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Castle-upon-Alun is 12 miles south-west of Tonypandy

What are the nearest cities to Castle-upon-Alun?

Position of Castle-upon-Alun relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Castle-upon-Alun to the centre of the city.

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Castle-upon-Alun is 17 miles west of Cardiff
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Castle-upon-Alun is 19 miles south-east of Swansea
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Castle-upon-Alun is 26 miles west of Newport
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Castle-upon-Alun is 42 miles west of Bristol
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Castle-upon-Alun is 44 miles north-west of Wells
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Castle-upon-Alun is 51 miles north of Exeter
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Castle-upon-Alun is 53 miles west of Bath
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Castle-upon-Alun is 55 miles south-west of Hereford
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Castle-upon-Alun is 63 miles south-west of Gloucester
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Castle-upon-Alun is 77 miles south-west of Worcester

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