See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and. Caseys roofing centre formerly landore cinema is a grade ii listed building in landore, swansea, wales. The destruction of the third reich foretold by the director of swansea bible college, an. Located at the east end of sandfields is the former site of the vetch field football ground, home of swansea city a. The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas. Membership for the 201920 season is not available yet.
Swansea morriston llansamlet sketty old maps of landore historic maps of landore. Swansea landore clydach llansamlet images of wales. Listed buildings in landore, swansea history in structure. The landore viaduct is a railway viaduct over the swansea valley and the river tawe at landore in south wales. It has a mission church, and baptist, wesleyan, and calvinistic methodist chapels. The health and wellbeing of our customers, colleagues and the local community is of the utmost importance to us. Clive ayres, also known as the landore wizard, raised money for oxfams rohingya appeal in 2017. Castle graig, brynhyfryd, hafod, landore, morfa and plasmarl, in the parliamentary constituency of swansea east. Home of swansea city football club and ospreys rugby team. The stadium is also the home of swansea city football club and the ospreys. For more information on other towns in swansea, you can visit our towns in swansea page, alternatively you can use the navigation menu. Swansea recalled swansea south wales a trip back in time. At the outbreak of the first world war, the lower swansea valley was dominated by smelting works that provided employment and prosperity to landore. New book gives fascinating peek into swanseas history.
Former hafod copperworks river quay is a grade ii listed building in landore, swansea, wales. Swansea museum the industrial, maritime and cultural. Swansea, landore, clydach, llansamlet and morriston images. Swansea museum, which opened in 1841, is the oldest museum in wales. The collections centre is located in a historically important building on the former hafodmorfa copper works site, parts of which date back to the 1830s. Add landore to your football ground map and create an online map of the grounds you have visited. The industrial, maritime and cultural histories of swansea. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1.
During the 19th century, this was the largest copper works in the world, employing over 1,000 people. Liberty stadium, swansea liberty stadium, swansea is the premier venue for conference and events in south west wales. A history of cardigan, the locality and its people. Landore shed landore mpd opened on the south wales railway. Boundary wall of former hafod copperworks canal docks is a grade ii listed building in landore, swansea, wales. Pwll street has 70 properties on it with an average current value of. Fast approaching its centenary, the club enters a new phase of its history as its new home in the landore. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of landore. Before retiring, mr ayres worked for swansea council and as a porter for national. National museum cardiff st fagans national museum of history national.
Little is known of the period when the name of swansea was thought to have indicated the settlement of a viking named svenn. Dont miss the spectacular finale of the man engine cymru tour in swansea. Swansea council services suspended from 18 march to help the community fight coronavirus include. History of landore, in swansea and glamorgan map and description. A lot of football enthusiasts and fans of fc swansea come here to soak in the history of this place. Please speak to the person you are meeting on campus prior to your date of arrival to book a space on if required. Liberty stadium, swansea is the premier venue for conference and events in south west wales. Landore park and ride, cross valley link road, landore, swansea. West glamorgan archive service is a joint service for the councils of the city and county of swansea and neath port talbot county borough. Local photo books about landore from francis frith. This is where the railway stations used to be in swansea. A guide to places with a history of smuggling on the gower peninsula, carmarthenshire, south wales, from smugglers britain in the 1720s swansea smugglers were so influential that they had the ports customs officers summoned for jury service on a day when they landed a large cargo in the harbour. Welcome to the west glamorgan archive service online catalogue.
This 2 bed freehold end terrace house is located at 1 clayton street, landore, swansea sa1 2pw and has an estimated current value of. Man engine, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in britain, is set to visit wales for the very first time this year. Opened by british rail, in may 1963, the depot was last operated by great western railway to service its fleet of intercity 125s. The hafod works was founded in 1810 by the cornishman john vivian. Walking distance away from montana park, local shops, schools and within easy access of swansea. Opened by british rail, in may 1963, the depot was last operated by great western railway to. Books of counterfoils of forms of transfer of membership from siloh, landore to other chapels, 18831992. Clayton street, sa1 has 18 properties on it with a current average value of. It contains over 230,000 entries describing items in our collections, and includes archive documents, recordings in our screen and sound archive, and books. Visitors to swansea university have a range of parking options around and close to the university, including pay and display, park and ride services and local council car parks. Property details for 127 pwll street landore swansea sa1 2pb.
Siloh welsh independent church, landore, swansea, records. Earlier known as the homeground of fc swansea, the stadium now mostly serves as a place for sportslovers and children to indulge in football and other sports. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Local information for the town of landore, swansea. The history of swansea, wales covers a period of continuous occupation stretching back a thousand years, while there is archaeological evidence of prehistoric human occupation of the surrounding area for thousands of years before that. For most of its industrial life it was used as a rolling. By 1873 the area had one of the worlds largest steelworks, and industrial pollution in landore inspired the doggerel it came to pass in days of yore the devil chanced upon landore. Leading the way were merchants from bristol, and the first hesitant steps were taken in the lower swansea valley when smelting houses were built at what became the llangyfelach works at landore. Available to assist with community issues please call 101 to report a crime and 999 in an emergency. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share. The staff of the history department are not only leading scholars in their fields but also committed to teaching and public engagement. Siloh independent church, landore, swansea, glamorgan, began with a sunday school meeting in 1822 in the office of a local works in landore. More than 180 photographs and illustrations in a new book chart the way swansea has changed and developed. The railway crosses the tawe here on a wooden viaduct 1,797 feet long, with 37 spaces or trusses.
The northeasterly part of landore is known as morfa. In most of the wellknown textbooks wales get barely a lookin. Parish church of st paul is a grade ii listed building in landore, swansea, wales. Browse a list of properties for sale in landore, swansea. Meet the landore wizard who goes around swansea playing a. Dec 18, 2017 for my next well loved christmas carol here on the 3 manual conacher organ at siloh chapel landore in swansea is one of my all time favorites o come all ye faithful to the tune adeste fideles. Swansea crown court is housed in a building situated on the far southwest corner of sandfields, opposite the citys guildhall. Glandwr is a district and community in swansea, wales. Old photographs of swansea to celebrate the this is swansea series of programming on bbc one wales this month take a look at how swansea has been captured on film across the years. The website also includes information for every catholic church, school, mass times and priest in england, wales, scotland, ireland and various other parts of. Hafod and the lower swansea valley cadw welsh government. Former hafod copperworks river quay, landore, swansea.
God challenges the dictators, doom of the nazis predicted. The landore site is conveniently located for journeys. The valley crossing provides a panoramic view of landore, kilvey hill, the liberty stadium and the swansea enterprise park. Swansea museums store is housed in a historically important building on the former hafod morfa copper works site in landore. Swansea, landore, clydach, llansamlet and morriston images of wales andre scoville on. The cause began in 1822 and the chapel we see today was built in 1878.
Dec 17, 2017 for my next well loved christmas carol here on the 3 manual conacher organ at siloh chapel landore in swansea is o little town of bethlehem to the tune of forest green im also doing the. As plans to reopen stations in cockett and landore are revealed, we look at how things used to be before beechings ace fell. Nearby stations landore 1st landore high level landore low level upper bank 1st plasmarl upper bank swansea swansea north dock swansea st thomas swansea riverside swansea wind street copper pit platform. To celebrate the this is swansea series of programming on bbc one wales this month take a look at how swansea has been captured on film across the years. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the dates you selected. The original landore viaduct was a substantial 37 span timber and masonry structure designed by brunel to carry the south wales railway over the river tawe, swansea canal and landore marshes. Landore, home to swansea city development, swansea city u18. A schoolroom, called y coleg bach, was built nearby. The present city of swansea has grown from humble beginnings. Engineering timelines landore viaduct 1850, site of. Landore tmd was a railway traction maintenance depot situated in landore, a district of swansea, wales. An extended three bedroom middle terrace property conveniently located in the popular residential area of landore.
Landore high level landore 1st landore low level plasmarl upper bank 1st upper bank swansea copper pit platform swansea north dock swansea st thomas swansea riverside swansea wind street swansea east dock 6 pit junction morriston west. Ii boundary wall of former hafod copperworks canal docks located on the east bank of the former swansea canal, east of the car park of landore social club. Original landore railway viaduct constructed by isambard. Stay up to date with junior jacks by following us on twitter here or on facebook here. Dec 27, 20 new book gives fascinating peek into swansea s history. This 3 bed freehold terraced house is located at 127 pwll street, landore, swansea sa1 2pb and has an estimated current value of. Swansea was core to the global copper industry, and by 1823 10,000 of swansea s 15,000 residents were supported by the copper industry.
Jan 01, 2004 swansea, landore, clydach, llansamlet and morriston images of wales andre scoville on. It was dismantled and replaced with a shorter bridge and embankments less than 40 years later. Siloh newydd is a large chapel situated on the corner of siloh road and pentre treharne road in the landore district of swansea. Property details for 1 clayton street landore swansea sa1 2pw. Landore, a village in the w of glamorgan, within swansea borough, on the river tawe, 1. Apr 07, 2012 leading the way were merchants from bristol, and the first hesitant steps were taken in the lower swansea valley when smelting houses were built at what became the llangyfelach works at landore in. Please consider liking our page to help us share the history and culture of wales with a wider audience. Landore park and ride site is situated just off the a4067, approximately 1. In the midnineteenth century this copperworks was the centre of world copper smelting activity, but only a few buildings are left on this site to mark this period in swansea s history. In swansea a photographers dream colin riddles pictures of swansea in the 1960s represent images of a lost age. Boundary wall of former hafod copperworks canal docks. National waterfront museum swansea, swansea city centre and the hafodmorfa copperworks. A chapel called siloh was built adjoining y coleg bach in 1829 and gave its name to siloh road, landore. It provides a link between swansea city center and the west wales line to the south wales main line.
The landore cinema was opened in the last week of november 19, with john lawson in humanity. It contains over 230,000 entries describing items in our collections, and includes archive documents, recordings in our screen and sound archive, and books and articles in our searchroom library. The museum also has a historic library relating to the collections with books and. Morriston, a chapelry, in the parish and hundred of llangyvelach, union of swansea, county of glamorgan, south wales, 2 miles n. An illustrated history first edition by williams, glanmor isbn. This collection of photographs spans many locations, events and times that have shaped the city.
In 187072, john marius wilsons imperial gazetteer of england and wales described landore like this. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos. From the m4, exit at junction 45 ynysforgan and follow the swansea signs for approximately three miles. In the midnineteenth century this copperworks was the centre of world copper smelting activity, but only a few buildings are left on this site to mark this period in swanseas history.
It is south of landore and immediately north of the historical limits of the borough of swansea, the boundary of which was cwm burlais until 1835. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own. The first copper works in the swansea area was opened in landore in 1717, and in the 1860s carl wilhelm siemens perfected the open hearth furnace at a local works. Buy swansea landore clydach llansamlet images of wales 1st edition by andre scoville isbn. Swansea city will look to book a trip to wembley when they take on tottenham hotspur in todays emirates fa cup quarterfinal at the liberty stadium 12. However the landore ward can be split into three chief areas from north to south. By 1883 there were 124 works including 12 copper works in the lower swansea. With the withdrawal of the intercity 125s, it closed in december 2018. It has a station on the railway, and a postoffice under swansea. Former vivian locomotive shed is a grade ii listed building in landore, swansea, wales. As the united kingdoms first area of outstanding natural beauty, this coastal area boasts golden stretches of sandy beaches, cliff top views, and plenty of ancient monuments and sights including the dylan thomas centre, swansea bay, weobley castle, and more. We work with museums, heritage bodies and the media, and our students benefit in a variety of different ways, being.
Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Swansea, landore, clydach, llansamlet and morriston. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Explore the gower coast on this allday tour from cardiff. The stadium is also the home of swansea city football club and the ospreys regional rugby team. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this.
The website also includes information for every catholic church, school, mass times and priest in england, wales, scotland, ireland and various other parts of the world. Landore photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Listed buildings in landore, swansea at british listed buildings. Property for sale in landore buy properties in landore. The landore site is conveniently located for journeys to swansea from the swansea valley, sennybridge and brecon. Landore mpd hafod junction swansea loop west junction maliphant sidings swansea. Liberty church is a new church started in 20 at the bible college of wales but now god has given us a new home in landore. Swansea city football club witnessed the end of an era when the club said farewell to the vetch field in spring 2005. Cash only these sites operate monday to saturday, between the hours of 7. Caseys roofing centre formerly landore cinema, landore. History of landore, in swansea and glamorgan map and. The swans have already made a little bit of history in this seasons competition, for this is the first time they have reached the last eight since 1964 the year before carlos. The history written about the industrial revolution has been a very english affair. This place is situated in swansea abertane, wales, wales, united kingdom, its geographical coordinates are 51 38 0 north, 3 55 0 west and its original name with diacritics is landore.376 1388 1058 629 1058 1380 914 699 1244 1338 510 1432 1224 713 1396 1133 925 137 1361 300 752 1029 269 677 2 1038 1023 290 254 1512 364 1327 1117 1101 1050 760 596 170 1089 1381 973 533 1318 1284