Situated between the lower Dee valley and the Welsh mountains, Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales and has a population of over 42,000 according to recent survey. The wider County Borough of Wrexham has a population of over 140,000 , including the above figure.
The town is well-known for its strong history of being a market town. Currently the town has four markets; three of which are indoors, and the weekly outdoor Monday market which takes place on Queen’s Square.
Alongside the town’s market traditions, Wrexham town centre is built up of a mixture of independent retailers and big name brands. Just outside of the main town centre is Eagles Meadow Shopping Complex, which was built-in 2008. We have created a sub section to give further details on Eagles Meadow and its associated shops and services.
Otuside the town centre is the Wrexham Industrial Estate, which is one of the largest industrial estates in Europe, which is situated on the Eastern outskirts of the town. The site is home to around 300 businesses and employs roughly 7000 people.
Wrexham is also a medical centre for the area, with the Maelor Hospital being the largest around. On our Maelor page you can find contact details of the hospital, directions and the various wards and their opening hours.
Our transport section is small at the moment, only covering Wrexham Buses but we will be expanding it.
The Wrexham Crematorium is Pentrebychan Crematorium is the main crematorium in Wrexham and is based on the site of the former Pentrebychan Hall. Details on the crematorium, directions, postcode and opening hours can be found by following the Wrexham Crematorium link.
We are creating a resource about every aspect of the town. This is a massive project so is always a work in progress! If you want to submit a single page, a section or correction then please get in touch with us.
Underneath we have listed the details of emergency services, information about free Wi-Fi in the area and much, much more. Alongside this, we are collating a curated list of local websites of interest – viewable here – so please get in touch and help us expand it.
Emergency Contacts & Services:
Police – This has details on how to contact Wrexham police station direct, however remember 999 in an emergency or 101 in a non emergency !
Fire service contacts and information.
Wrexham Ambulance Service – information on the ambulance station, the air ambulance and St Johns.
Emergency Chemist & Pharmacy
Wrexham also has its own font named after it!
Every year Wrexham runs its own ‘Wrexham Food Festival‘.
We were the only site to do full indepth coverage of the 2012 Local Elections, contacting every single council candidate with a question and answer letter. We also did full multimedia live updates from the count itself.