Bridgend (English:/brɪˈdʒɛnd/; Welsh: Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr or simply Pen-y-bont, signifying “the end (or head) of the extension on the Ogmore”) is a town in Bridgend County Borough in Wales, 20 miles (32 km) west of the capital Cardiff and 20 miles (32 km) east of Swansea. The stream crossed by the first extension, which gave the town its name, is the River Ogmore, yet the River Ewenny additionally goes toward the south of the town.
Verifiably a piece of Glamorgan, Bridgend has incredibly extended in size since the mid 1980s – the 2001 statistics recorded a populace of 39,429 for the town and the 2011 registration detailed that the Bridgend Local Authority had a populace of 139,200 — up from 128,700 out of 2001. This 8.2% expansion was the biggest increment in Wales with the exception of Cardiff. The town is experiencing a redevelopment venture, with the town focus essentially pedestrianized and continuous works including Brackla Street Center redevelopment to Bridgend Shopping Center, Rhiw Car Park redevelopment, progressing open domain enhancements and the redesign of the Bridgend Life Center and destruction of Sunnyside workplaces to suit an enormous retirement complex.