Welcome to Barry

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Introduction

Barry is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the north coast of the Bristol Channel approximately 9 miles (14 km) south-southwest of Cardiff. Barry is a seaside resort, with attractions including several beaches and the resurrected Barry Island Pleasure Park. According to Office for National Statistics 2016 estimate data, the population of Barry was 54,673. Once a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and Barry Island, and now, Sully. It grew significantly from the 1880s with the development of Barry Docks, which in 1913 was the largest coal port in the world.

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Parish Information

Parish statistics

Area

1,976 hectares

Population

50,744 (2021)

Density

2,568 people/km2

Mean age

38.6

Ward

Baruc

District

The Vale of Glamorgan

Postcodes

CF62, CF63, CF64

ONS ID

W04000650


Council

Contact details for Barry Parish Council, including current councillors, precept data and election results.

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Education

View educational establishments in Barry Parish. Data includes OFSTED rating and current appointed governors.

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Business

Business directory listing local businesses operating within Barry Parish.

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Planning

View recent planning applications submitted for Barry Parish.

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Property

Price paid data for all property sold in Barry Parish since 2018. Includes average prices for each property type.

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Heritage

Local heritage sites, historic churches, heritage pubs plus local heritage initiatives for Barry Parish.

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Local News

PM visits Vale of Glamorgan brewery in election campaign | Barry And District News

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PM visits Vale of Glamorgan brewery in election campaign | Barry And District News

Published: 23rd May 2024

Delivery drivers operating around Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan are advised to be vigilant

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Delivery drivers operating around Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan are advised to be vigilant

Published: 19th Dec 2023

Vale council chasing money owed by hundreds of debtors not paid for more than a year

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Vale council chasing money owed by hundreds of debtors not paid for more than a year

Published: 23rd May 2024