The Vale of Glamorgan borders Cardiff, Bridgend and Rhondda Cynon Taf and is often simply called “The Vale”. The Vale of Glamorgan was started in 1974 and is comprised of many smaller towns, the largest one being Barry.
The Vale of Glamorgan has been named the wealthiest town in Wales, according to a survey in 2003 and still has a thriving economy today. There is all sorts of trade and businesses happening in this county, from chemical industries to agriculture and jobs in the service industry.
The Vale of Glamorgan has some great transport options making it easy to commute to surrounding areas. Whether you travel by train, bus, car or hop onto a plain at Cardiff Airport, other counties are only a quick trip away.