Consultation on Varteg name

Posted on: Thursday 21 November 2013

Torfaen council is consulting with residents and people who work in Varteg.

Following consultation on 22 Welsh place names in Torfaen, the council is asking people their opinion on the possible adoption of ‘Y Farteg’ or ‘Farteg’ as an additional Welsh place name for the current English spelling of ‘Varteg’.

If either “Y Farteg” or “Farteg” are adopted it will mean that in the future one of these Welsh place names will be used alongside Varteg.

To voice your opinion, visit or request a copy of the questionnaire from or 01495 766065.

The consultation ends on Monday 9 December.


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