Heritage Park Hotel, Coedcae Road, Trehafod Telephone 01443 687057
After School Club
E3, is an after school club for youths throughout the Rhondda, held at Porth County Community School contact Rhian Fossey for further details
E3+, is for youths between 16 and 18 all are welcome, if you have an interest contact Porth County School for more details.
Lewis Merthyr Brass Band
Chamber of Trade
Chairman: Ian Howells. Howells Newsagents 51 Pontypridd Road, Porth 01443 682507
Secretary: Phil Howells, Howells Newsagents 51 Pontypridd Road Porth 01443 682507
Treasurer: Ian Morgan, Occassions 36a Hannah Street Porth 01443 687704
WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE OF PORTH
Cymmer Ward Communities First 01443 682945
Ynyshir Communities First 01443 686610
The Goodwin Partnership, 21 Grawen Street, Porth 01443 682258
There is ample disabled parking within Porth Town Centre, we have 3 car parks with dedicated parking spaces and there are disabled parking bays within Hannah street (the main shopping street).
Hannah Street has recently undergone a facelift to allow easier access for wheelchairs throughout the town.
Pont Newydd Medical Centre, Aberrhondda Road Porth telephone 01443 688886
Porth Farm Surgery, Porth Street Porth telephone: 01443 682579
Internet Hot Spot
Murco Petrol Station, North Road, Porth
Local Councillors, A.M. & M.P.
Cllr Margaret Davies 01443 684114
Cllr Julie Williams 01443 682428
AM Leighton Andrews 02920 898376
MP Chris Bryant 01443 687697
Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, Porth, Telephone 01443 682036
Major Brands Available within Porth
Porth has many major high street brands available which include:
Corgi, Airfix, Canon Cameras, Minichamps, Wrangler, Levi's, Sulk, Mayorel, Lily Rio, Sarah Louise, Country Cradles, Penthouse Carpets, Bond Worth, Cormar Carpets, Goodacre, Nairn Vinyl, Toshiba, Basildon Bond, Humbrol Paints, RC2, Staedtler, Parker Pens, Tempus Books, Ordnance Survey Maps, Lloyd's Pharmacy, Barclays Bank, Lloyds TSB, HSBC, Halifax Bank, New Look, Thomson's, Thomas Cook, Raleigh Bikes, Swarovski Crystal, Supadrug, A4e, Get Connected Mobile Phones, Willow Tree.
Services Available within Porth
Carpet, Greetings Cards, Newspapers, Children's Clothes, Children's Nursery, Butcher, Jewelry, Bedding, Accountants, Estate Agents, Solicitor, Hairdressers, Pet Supplies, Pharmacies, Shoe Shop, New Look Fashion, Fresh Take Away Food, Betting Offices, Job Centre, Cafes, Mobile Phones, Bedroom Shop, Kitchen Shop, Curtains, Florist, Cobblers, Hardware, Men's Clothes, Travel Agent, Banks, Chamber of Trade, Police Station, Train Station, Bus Depot, Bars, Clubs, Pubs, Library, Car Sales, Tools.
Partnership and Communities Together
Porth has an active PACT group who meet on the first Tuesday every month at the United Reform Church, Pontypridd Road, Porth. meetings start at 6.30pm. All are welcome.
Our objectives set by the meeting currently have a 90% completion rate.
Manned Monday – Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm telephone 01443 743647
Opening Times : The majority of businesses open six days a week, however there are a few shops that trade 7 days a week.
Generally open between 9.00am and 5.00pm
Half day for some shops is Thursday although there are a number of shops who now stay open.
Porth has both bus and train stops within 20 yards of the main shopping area. For time tables please see Stagecoach Buses and Valley Lines Train Timetable.
Porth County Community School, Cemetery Road, Porth
Ysgol Gyfun Y Cymmer, Graigwen Road Porth
Sport in Porth
Basketball See E3 project
Bike Trak, A new Bike Trak has recently opened in Trehafod This is free to use but beware the children police it themselves and they are a credit to out town.
Bowls Bronwydd Park, Porth
Cricket, Porth Cricket Club
Darts, See E3 project
Fishing Rhondda Fishing Club, offering excellent fishing in the River Rhondda stocked with Trout. (Licence required available from Howells Newsagents, Porth)
Football Porth AFC
Rugby, Porth Harlequins, The Welfare Ground Llwyncelyn, Porth http://www.porth-harlequinsrfc.co.uk/
Motorsport,South Wales Automobile Club meet every Wednesday from 8.00pm
Swimming, Bronwydd Swimming Pool
Table Tennis, see E3 project
Mini Rugby, Porth Harlequins Mini Rugby training every Wednesday at Llwyncelyn Welfare Ground from 6.00pm. Children from 6 to 16 are welcome contact the Porth RFC Club House on 01443 681066
Tourist Information is available from:
Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod.
Howells Newsagents, Pontypridd Road, Porth.
Where to Eat
Cafe India, Indian Restaurant and Take Away, 75 Hannah Street, Porth 683221
Colliers Arms, Glynfach Road, Glynfach, Porth
Dylans, (The Old Post Office) Porth Street, Porth
Empire Cafe Pontypridd Road, Porth
Iby's, Hannah Street Porth.
Mr. Chippy,Hannah Street, Porth
Mr. Ho, Chinese Takeaway, Hannah Street, Porth
Real Food Hannah Street, Porth
The Golden Grill, Porth Street, Porth
The Llwyncelyn Hotel, North Road, Porth
The Thai Elephant, Trebanog Road, Porth
The above locations are where you can sit and have a meal, there are many other take aways available within the town centre. These include: Chinese, Cantonese, Indian, Traditional British, etc..
Cymmer Youth Centre, held within Ysgol Gyfan Y Cymmer, Graigwen Road, Cymmer, Porth.
Open between 7.00 - 9.30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Open 6.30 - 9.00 Friday. This is normally a Junior Night.
Minimum membership, 11 years of age.
Activities include Pool, Darts, Table Tennis, Basketball,
The centre aims to provide a friendly, welcome safe envioronment wher young people can gather to meet friends, play games become involved in sport and receive information on issues that affect young people.
E3 Porth County Community School from 2:45pm to 5:15pm
E3+ Porth County Community School from 5:45pm to 7:45pm