Town and Community Councils

Town Mayors, Chairmen and Clerks to Town and Community Councils 2020/21


There are four Town Councils and 22 Community Councils

  • Barry Town Council
  • Cowbridge with Llanblethian Town Council
  • Llantwit Major Town Council
  • Penarth Town Council



Charter between the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Town and Community Councils

In February 2008 the Vale of Glamorgan Council, together with 21 of the 26 Town and Community Councils within the Vale, established a Charter. It sets out the aims for working together, to build on existing good practice, to embrace the principles of openness, honesty, respect for each other’s opinions and the common priorities of putting citizens at the centre. 


A working group of Town and Community Council Clerks and Council officers was also set up to draw up an Action Plan.  This was to develop the principles within the Charter which was endorsed by the Councils Community Liaison Committee on and approved by its Cabinet on .


The Council’s Community Liaison Committee, consisting of representatives from Town and Community Councils and Members of the Council is to be the vehicle to ensure that effective monitoring of the Action Plan takes place and to monitor its progress.


It is intended that the Charter is fully reviewed every four years following local elections or more often if there is considered a need to do so. 


On 9th September, 2013 the Charter was revised and subsequently agreed by Cabinet Revised Charter.


Request for Consideration of Matter by Community Liaison Committee

A representative from each of the Town and Community Councils sits on the Community Liaison Committee that meets approximately three times a year.  Town and Community Councils are able to request that a matter be considered at the Community Liaison Committee by completing a Request for Consideration proforma and returning it to Democratic Services. 


Please note that requests MUST be made by Members of the Town or Community Council VIA their Clerk only, not directly by members of the public.  If a member of the public wishes a matter to be considered, it must be processed via their Community Council Clerk.

Guidance on Clustering

As requested by Town and Community Councils (TCCs), this guidance note has been put together by the Vale of Glamorgan Council (VoG Council) to provide TCCs with information on clustering to support their decision-making processes.



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Town Mayors, Chairmen and clerks
CouncilTown Mayors, Chairmen and Clerks
Barry Town Council

Mayor: Councillor Mrs. M.R. Wilkinson

c/o Barry Town Council, Town Hall, Kings Square, Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4RW

  • 01446 738663

Town Clerk: Ms. E. Forbes

Council Offices, Town Hall, Kings Square, Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4RW


Vice-Chairman: Councillor E.H. Lewis  

Michaelmas Cottage, Colwinston, CF71 7NB

Clerk: Mr. K. Protheroe

1 White House, Barry, CF62 6FB

Cowbridge with Llanblethian Town Council

Mayor: Councillor Mrs. S. Vaughan

c/o Town Hall, Cowbridge, CF71 7AD 

Town Clerk: Ms. C. Kennedy B.A.

Town Hall, Cowbridge, CF71 7AD

Dinas Powys

Chairman: Councillor R. Grigg

2 Glas Coed Cottage, Sully Road, Penarth, CF64 2TQ

Clerk: Mrs. B. Smreczak

Council Office, Parish Hall, Britway Road, Dinas Powys, CF64 4AF




Chairman: Councillor B. Williams

7 Manor Court, Ewenny, CF35 5RH

Clerk: Mrs. C. Flower

20 Ffordd Candleston, Broadlands, Bridgend, CF35 5DU


Chairman: Councillor Mrs. K. Kemp

Flaxland Fach, Walterston, CF62 3AS

Clerk: Mrs. J. Western

9 Somerset Road, Barry, CF62 8BL


Chairman: Councillor Mrs. P. Gay

15 Spencer Drive, Llandough, CF64 2LR

Clerk: Mr. P.R. Egan BA, Chartered MCIPD, MILCM, F.Inst LM, FIPSM

63 Woodham Park, Barry, CF62 8FJ



Chairman: Councillor Mrs. C. Bray

Well Cottage, Church Street, Llysworney, CF71 7NQ

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer:

Mr. D.L. Jones

47 Cefn Road, Cefn Cribwr, Bridgend, CF32 0BA

  • Mobile: 07747 151205

Chairman: Councillor D. Hawkins

7 The Verlands, Cowbridge, CF71 7BY

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Clerk: Mrs. J. Griffin

41 The Verlands, Cowbridge, CF71 7BY


Chairman: Councillor K. Jones

Ruthyn Fach, St. Mary Hill, Bridgend, CF35 5EB

  • Home: 01656 860552
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Clerk: Mr. K. Protheroe

1 White House, Barry, CF62 6FB


Chairman: Councillor T. Fowler

Ty Felin Fawr, Llanmaes, CF61 2XR

Clerk: Ms. C. Alexander

Apart 2 Alexandra House, Beach Road, Penarth, CF64 1FN

Llantwit Major Town Council

Mayor: Councillor G. Thomas

71 Illtyd Avenue, Llantwit Major, CF61 1TH 

Town Clerk: Ms. R. Quinn

Town Hall, Llantwit Major, CF61 1SD

Michaelstonle Pit and Leckwith

Chairman: Councillor D. Jones

1 The Courtyard, Michaelston le Pit, CF64 4HE


Clerk: Mrs. J. Haigh

1 Stacey Road, Dinas Powys, CF64 4AE 

Penarth Town Council

Mayor: Councillor M.R. Wilson

c/o West House, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 2YG

Town Clerk: Miss. E. Boylan

Penarth Town Council, West House, Stanwell Road, Penarth, CF64 2YG


Chairman: Councillor G. Thomas

Duffryn Bach, Pendoylan, CF71 7UP

Clerk: Mrs. J. Roberts

44, Heol St. Cattwg, Pendoylan, Cowbridge, CF71 7UG



Chairman: Councillor Dr. S.C. Howells

3 Badgers Brook Drive, Ystradowen, CF71 7TX 

Clerk: Mr. A. Williams

13 Wye Close, Barry, CF62 7TF


Vice-Chairman: Councillor D. Moody-Jones

8 Main Avenue, Peterston Super Ely, CF5 6LQ

Clerk: Ms. T. Trundle

10 Manor Park, Llantwit Major, CF61 1RS

St Athan

Chairman: Councillor Mrs. J. Lynch-Wilson

96 Lougher Place, St. Athan, CF62 4PU

Clerk: Mr. D. Patterson

Rock Lodge, Rock Road, St. Athan, CF62 4PG

  • Home: 01446 311424
St. Brides Major

Chairman: Councillor R. Stephens

c/o 31 Ty Gwyn Drive, Brackla, Bridgend, CF31 2QF 

Clerk: Mrs. D. Brunsdon

31 Ty Gwyn Drive, Brackla, Bridgend, CF31 2QF

St. Donats

Chairman: Councillor Mrs. M. Jeffreys

East Monkton Farm, Broughton, CF71 7QR

Clerk: Vacant


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St. Georges and St. Brides-Super-Ely

Chairman: Councillor W. Howells

2 Porth Cottages, St. Brides Super Ely, CF5 6HE

Clerk:  Ms. N. Dunseath

9A Welington Street, Tongwynlais, Cardiff, CF15 7LP

St. Nicholas with Bonvilston

Chairman: Councillor I. Perry


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Temporary Clerk: Ms. J. Griffin

41 The Verlands, Cowbridge, CF71 7BY

Sully and Lavernock

Chairman: Councillor L. Scaglioni

12 Smithies Avenue, Sully, CF64 5SS

  • Office: 029 2053 0414

Clerk: Mr. S. Oaten

c/o Jubilee Hall, Smithies Avenue, Sully, CF64 5SS

Welsh St. Donats

Chairman: Councillor E. Hall

c/o Maendy House, Maendy, Cowbridge, CF71 7TG

Clerk: Mrs. V. Pearce

Maendy House, Maendy, Cowbridge, CF71 7TG


Chairman: Councillor D. Oliver

c/o Wenvoe Community Centre, Old Port Road, Wenvoe, CF5 6AL 

Clerk: Ms. C. Harlow

c/o Community Centre, Old Port Road, Wenvoe, CF5 6AL


Chairman: Councillor D. Ambrose

20 Ewenny Road Wick, CF71 7QA 

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Clerk: Councillor. C. Hawkins

18 Ewenny Road, Wick, Cowbridge, CF71 7QA