The town of Bridgend is situated just over 20 miles from the Welsh capital of Cardiff. Bridgend has enjoyed significant growth and expansion over recent decades although it also boasts a rich history with evidence that it dates back to pre-Roman times. In addition to its rich history, Bridgend also boasts diverse culture with a varied music scene. A number of famous people are linked to the town, including David Emanuel, Steve Strange, Sir William Morgan and actress Ruth Jones.
The office space and commercial units in Bridgend are owned or rented by a variety of companies, from small establishments to multinational corporations. Motor giant Ford has an engine plant facility in the area while the prominent IT Company Logica also has offices here. The Welsh headquarters of German retail giant Lidl is based in the town alongside companies such as Biomet, Staedtler, and TES Aviation.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you enjoy nightlife, you will find plenty of places for entertainment in Bridgend, with numerous pubs where you can enjoy a quiet drink or a lively evening out. Safe bets are the Roof & The Phoenix as well as the Sax nightclub. You will find a range of places to dine out in Bridgend, with a variety of cuisines to choose from. Leicester’s Restaurant is perfect for European and British fare while La Strada is a great choice of tasty Italian dishes. If you fancy sampling some Spanish tapas, head to Poco Poco.
Train services from the town can be accessed via Bridgend railway station, which offers convenient access to places such as Cardiff, London, Swansea and Manchester, among others. Wildmill railway station operates on the Bridgend-Maesteg Line. There is good availability in the town when it comes to buses and taxi services, while the nearest air travel links are at Cardiff International Airport.