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New Homes in Cwmbran 

A new town in Wales, Cwmbran is part of Monmouthshire in the borough of Torfaen. Close to the South Wales coast, with Newport around 15 minutes away and Cardiff double that, Pontypool is less than five miles north from houses in Cwmbran.


Whether you’re spending time at the local boating lake or exploring Cwmcarn Forest, you’ve also got attractions like Llandegfedd Reservoir and the Henllys nature reserve nearby, as well as the Brecon Beacons. A wonderful place to live for spending time outdoors, take a look at our developments closest to Cwmbran below. 

Live the Cwmbran life

Surrounded by spectacular landscapes, Cwmbran is the perfect place to live if you love spending time outdoors but want to stay close to two South Wales’s two biggest cities. Whether you’re exploring the local scenery, heading to work in the city or simply relaxing in your new home, we can make your move even easier with our range of offers such as our popular Movemaker scheme.

Things to see and do in Cwmbran

With the central Cwmbran Park playing host to a kids’ playground, bowling green and lake teeming with ducks, swans and geese, you don’t need to venture far from town to feel like you’re in the wild - and that’s not even counting Boating Lake Park just steps from the centre. 

Cwmcarn Forest, Sirhowy Valley Country Park and Llandegfedd Reservoir all offer walks with scenery on show, while Mynydd Machen is a low peak that lets you get some practice for more challenging hikes and climbs in the nearby Brecon Beacons.


There are a number of local schools rated as excellent by Welsh education authority Estyn, including Woodlands Community Primary School for those in the Upper Cwmbran catchment area. Northville’s Maendy Primary School is another highly-rated option for younger children. 

When it’s time to move on to secondary school, you can choose between Cwmbran High School and Croesyceiliog School, which are both close to the centre of town. If you live to the north within Pontypool’s catchment area, there are a few more options including St Alban’s RC High School, ranked as good by Estyn. 

Cwmbran transport links

Cwmbran has one of Torfaen’s two railway stations, with the other in Pontypool. The area is served by a local bus network, while the A4042 road heads south towards the M4 motorway and Newport, which is less than 15 minutes away in the car. Adding to Cwmbran’s excellent location is the fact you can drive to Cardiff in under half an hour. 

The Cwmbran property scene

Its proximity to the Welsh capital means that Cwmbran has an active property market, although prices are generally more affordable than living close to the centre. You can find an array of characterful properties off Avondale Road just north of the town centre, while if you prefer to be closer to Cardiff in the south, the comfortable 3 and 4 bed homes in the pretty Llantarnam area could be perfect for you. 

North, south, east or west, you’ll be heading in the right direction when you select one of our great offers such as our Part Exchange scheme, where we’ll act as a guaranteed buyer on your current home. You can also use the government’s Help to Buy scheme if you’re eligible, so don’t hesitate to enquire today.