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Tourist Information

The Promenade, Friars Rd, Barry Island. Open daily in the summer. Contact 01446 747171. Otherwise contact Visit Wales/Croeso Cymru 08708 300 306.

Barry Town Council

7 Gladstone Road. Open Mon-Thu 8.30am-5pm, Fri 8.30am-4.30pm. Tel: 01446 738663, fax: 01446 704929
Email: info@barrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Vale of Glamorgan Council
Civic Offices, Holton Rd. Tel: 01446 700111
Website: www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk


King’s Square, Ty Newydd Road
Open - Mon & Thu 8.30am-8pm, Tue, Wed & Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat 9am-5.30pm.
Contact - 01446 422425 (General Enquiries), 01446 422423 (Reference Enquiries).

Emergency Services

Police/fire/ambulance/coast guard (emergencies only) 999
Barry Police Station, contact 01446 734451

Post Offices

Main Post Office, Holton Rd.
Contact Counter 01446 733608,
Sorting Office 01446 734338.
Sub post offices at: Plymouth Rd (Barry Island), Barry Road, King Square, Merthyr Dyfan Road

Barry Job Centre

9 Holton Road, Contact 01446 733131


Barry & District News 
Cardiff Road
NP20 3QN
Tel: 01633 810000
Fax: 01633 777023

Glamorgan Gem 
53 Eastgate 
Tel:01446 774484

Western Mail & Echo
Media Wales
Six Park Street
Tel: 02920 243630


The Vale of Glamorgan are responsible for the removal of recycling and waste in Barry & the Vale, they offer residents a variety of waste and recycling services from kerbside waste and recycling collections to recycling centres.

 All your waste collected on one day:

  • Weekly Co-mingled dry recycling
  • Weekly Kitchen waste recycling
  • Fortnightly Black bag waste
  • Fortnightly Garden waste in summer (ring and request in winter)

Please place items out for collection by 7.00am on your waste management day.

Please Contact the Vale of Glamorgan Council for more information on 01446 700111 or visit their website.  

For large household items there is a civic amenity site at Atlantic Trading Estate (near Barry Docks). The site is for use by Vale householders only. Please note, you will need a permit if you want to take waste to the sites in a trailer or a van. Open daily 10am-4pm (Winter), 8am-6pm (Easter to Sep). Contact 01446 700111 for further details.

Other Services

Please contact Vale of Glamorgan Council for the following:
  • Benefits
  • Council Tax
  • Children Centres
  • Highways
  • Leisure
  • Libraries
  • Licensing
  • Parking
  • Planning
  • Rubbish Collection
  • Schools
Or visit: www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Forthcoming Events
Visit our Events Page for more details of what is going on in Barry.

If you know of an event taking place in Barry and would like us to add it to our events calender why not Contact us today.
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