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Welsh: Glyncoch
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Principal area Rhondda Cynon Taff
Ceremonial county Mid Glamorgan
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CF37
Dialling code 01443
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Cynon Valley
List of places
Rhondda Cynon Taff

Glyncoch is a village to the north of Pontypridd in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.[1] The name Glyncoch is Welsh for 'Red glen' (glyn "glen, small valley" + coch "red").

Glyncoch is a mainly social housing community between Pontypridd and Ynysybwl lying on the mountain opposite Coed-Y-Cwm. Within the community there are three grocery shops, Post Office, Pharmacy, Chinese Takeaway, Community Centre and two schools.

Bus services to and from the community are frequent with services to Pontypridd, Ynysybwl and Aberdare. Bus routes are operated by Veolia Transport Cymru and New Adventure Travel.


  1. ^ Glynchoch website
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