A Blue Plaque Scheme was introduced by Bridgend Town Council to recognise significant contributions made to the area and commemorate notable people, places and events within the Bridgend Town Council wards of Morfa, Oldcastle and Newcastle.
In order to develop the Blue Plaque Scheme, the Town Council consulted with representatives from Bridgend Civic Trust and Bridgend Historical Society to consider recipients for three blue plaques for 2018-19.
The three plaques installed to date are dedicated to:
The next four blue plaques to be installed in 2022 will be dedicated to:
Bridgend Town Council welcome suggestions from individuals or organisations relating to notable people, places and events that could be considered for a blue plaque. The aim of the Blue Plaque Scheme is to commemorate a range of people, places or events within the Bridgend Town Council wards of Morfa, Oldcastle and Newcastle throughout all historical periods.