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Canolfan Pennar

Mountain Ash HubCanolfan Pennar Community Resilience Hub aims to bring together a wide range of services, information and support to one location in the heart of the South Cynon Valley.

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the building is not currently open to the public. No classes are running and rooms are not available for hire at this time.

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Café ­ The Little Rose Café serves food, drinks and hot and cold meals and is open between 7am until 4pm Monday to Friday with special meal deal offer - meal and dessert for £4 between 12pm and 2pm. Follow them on facebook

A click and collect Library service is available at the Hub:

Monday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 - 1:00pm Closed PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
One4aLL Advice Service  To apply for Council Tax Discounts, Housing Benefit, a Blue Badge or Free Bus Pass just make an appointment with one of our advisors at
Community Rooms and Training Rooms                   The use of the meeting rooms and training rooms are free of charge to Community Groups, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council and Non Profit organisations.
Commercial organisations can hire the room at reasonable rates.
For further details or to book a room please contact us on 01443 570016 or
Community Co-ordinator

Vicky Hughes -

Public-access Computers If you are a library member you can use the public access computers for free at any of the libraries in Rhondda Cynon Taf. View further details on PC programmes and how to book.
Free wi-fi Wifi password will be displayed at the Hub.

Male and Female public toilets available plus a full changing facility – accessible toilet, fully adjustable electric changing bed and Oxford ceiling tracking hoist.



Community learning,
culture and the arts

There will be a range of community learning classes as well as arts and cultural projects on offer at the Hub. These will be advertised within the Hub and will also be promoted on this webpage shortly.
Employment advice and support                 Communities for Work Plus (CfW+) offers support to all residents in RCT who are looking to get into employment, training or volunteering.
Local Payment Point These payment points can be used to pay for a range of council services, including Council tax bills, Business rates and more.


Canolfan Pennar Community Hub 

Oxford Street,

Mountain Ash

CF45 3HD 

Tel: 01443 570016

For further information about what will be offered at the Community Resilience Hub, please find them on facebook -