History. Tonyrefail School opened as a new mixed comprehensive in September 1973, replacing a school on the site known as Tonyrefail Grammar School, which had closed in July 1973.
What does Tonypandy mean in Welsh?
fulling mill lea
What does Cynon mean in Welsh?
Cynon. KEEN on. the name of a Welsh river, possibly coming from a word meaning either "offering" or "hound."
Where is the Rhonda?
Rhondda, community and urban area (from 2011 built-up area), Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough, historic county of Glamorgan (Morgannwg), southern Wales. Rhondda comprises two almost continuous belts of settlement along the valleys of the Rivers Rhondda Fawr (“Great Rhondda”) and Rhondda Fach (“Small Rhondda”).
How much did tonyrefail school cost?
This is how the £44 million super school in Tonyrefail will look when it throws open its door to pupils next week.
Who owned Coedely Colliery?
It will be used to build a 30,000 sq ft business unit with offices on a 2.15-acre plot on the Middle Plateau of the wider 15-hectare site. The land is owned by Welsh Government and is identified for development in the Local Development Plan.Oct 9, 2019