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Llandudno Junction (Welsh: Cyffordd Llandudno), once known as Tremarl, is a small town in the county borough of Conwy, Wales. It is part of the ancient parish of Llangystennin, and it is located south of Llandudno. It adjoins Deganwy and is to the east of the walled town of Conwy, which is on the opposite side of the River Conwy. The population is 6,722 (2011) and is part of the community of Conwy, and comprises the wards of Marl and Pensarn (Llandudno Junction). The town grew up around Llandudno Junction railway station, which is a junction between the Crewe-Holyhead line and the Llandudno-Blaenau Ffestiniog line. There are through trains from Manchester to Llandudno, but passengers travelling from London, Cardiff, or Holyhead to Llandudno usually have to change trains at Llandudno Junction. Llandudno Junction, in addition to its passenger interchange, had a major steam locomotive servicing depot and extensive goods facilities. This railway depot was called 6G, and a new section of the A546 (carrying the name "Ffordd 6G Road") now crosses the site. The site of the depot and goods yard has been redeveloped, now accommodating a business park, fast food outlets, a leisure centre, a Cineworld multiplex cinema, and a Tesco supermarket. Local employment opportunities changed significantly in the latter quarter of the 20th century owing to the loss not only of the railway depots but also of a major electrical manufacturing facility (Hotpoint), of which part of the old factory site is under planning application for three more Car Dealerships.Another part of the factory site has been bought by the Welsh Assembly Government and construction began in 2007 on a new office building that will house around 525 employees, including about 100 tourism, transport and enterprise jobs which will be relocated to the site from Cardiff. The keys to the building were officially handed over from the developers in May 2010. The Old Station Hotel stands opposite the railway station. It is known locally as 'The Killer' or in Welsh 'Y Killer'. One version of the myth on how it got its name is that train drivers would get drunk there, then drive trains, effectively turning them into possible 'Killers'. Another version states that this is where the railway workers would spend their lunch breaks, i.e. 'killed time'. In September 2016, the two primary schools in Llandudno Junction, Ysgol Maelgwn and Ysgol Nant-y-Coed, amalgamated to form a new school, Ysgol Awel y Mynydd.The town is home to a 9-screen multiplex Cineworld cinema, Llandudno Junction Leisure Centre, a Tesco supermarket, and a McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant. Llandudno Junction F.C. enjoys good support from the locals. The town was previously home to Welsh Cup winners Borough United F.C..

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  • Llandudno Junction: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Llandudno Junction for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Llandudno Junction.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 87.5 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Llandudno Junction - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 26.56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Llandudno Junction

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Llandudno Junction

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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