Where is Shelf?

Shelf is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, two miles south-west of the town of Pencoed, 19 miles south-east of the major city of Swansea, 16 miles west of Cardiff, and 147 miles west of London. Shelf lies just west of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Shelf falls within the unitary authority of Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend. It is in the CF35 postcode district. The post town for Shelf is Bridgend.

Shelf on a map

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

Which county is Shelf in?

Shelf 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 Shelf in Mid Glamorgan?

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

Location of Shelf within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Shelf?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shelf is CF35 6AE.

Where is Shelf in CF35?

Shelf is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF35 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF35 postcode district.

Location of Shelf within CF35

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What is the post town for Shelf?

The post town for Shelf is Bridgend. Shelf is in the CF35 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridgend.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shelf?

The centre of Shelf is located at position 51.51075° latitude and -3.53394° longitude.

Latitude51.51075°
Longitude-3.53394°

What is the easting and northing of Shelf?

The centre of Shelf is located at the grid reference easting 293647 and northing 180207 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting293647
Northing180207

What are the nearest towns to Shelf?

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

2m
Shelf is 2 miles south-west of Pencoed
2m
Shelf is 2 miles east of Bridgend
5m
Shelf is 5 miles north-west of Cowbridge
7m
Shelf is 7 miles west of Talbot Green
7m
Shelf is 7 miles west of Llantrisant
7m
Shelf is 7 miles south of Pontycymer
7m
Shelf is 7 miles north of Llantwit Major
8m
Shelf is 8 miles east of Porthcawl
8m
Shelf is 8 miles south-west of Tonypandy
9m
Shelf is 9 miles south-west of Porth

What are the nearest cities to Shelf?

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

16m
Shelf is 16 miles west of Cardiff
19m
Shelf is 19 miles south-east of Swansea
24m
Shelf is 24 miles west of Newport
40m
Shelf is 40 miles west of Bristol
44m
Shelf is 44 miles north-west of Wells
51m
Shelf is 51 miles south-west of Hereford
52m
Shelf is 52 miles west of Bath
54m
Shelf is 54 miles north of Exeter
60m
Shelf is 60 miles south-west of Gloucester
73m
Shelf is 73 miles south-west of Worcester

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