Cimla is a suburb of the
town of Neath in the
county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales.
is set high up on a hill. It is pronounced Kim-la. The Welsh language
spelling is Cymla, pronounced
the same way.
There are plans for propsed housing estates and log cabins to be
built in the area.
Government and politics
Cimla is also the name of an electoral
of Neath Port Talbot
coterminous with the suburb. Cimla falls within the community of Neath and the
constituency of Neath. Cimla is bounded by the wards of Tonna to the north; Pelenna to the east;
East and Neath
East to the southwest; and Neath South and Neath
North to the west.
Cimla consists of a residential area in the western central area of
the ward, which is part of the built up area of the town of Neath.
The residential area is surrounded to the north, east and south by
. The whole of the ward is set
on high ground.
In the 2008 local
, the electorate turnout was 40.52%. The
||Liberal Democrats hold
||Liberal Democrats gain
Crynallt Junior School is an English-Medium junior school serving
Cimla in South Wales. It is located on Afan Valley Road. Crynallt
is a feeder school for Cefn Saeson. The acting headteacher is Mr
Dinsmore, previously Mrs Hipkin. The school colours are navy and
sky blue. School starts at ten to nine and finishes at twenty past
secondary school is Cefn
The nearest Welsh medium secondary school
is Ysgol Gyfun Ystralafera. Cefn Saeson serves Cimla, Tonna,
Tonmawr, Pontrydyfen and parts of Neath.