Young Heritage Apprentice Winner

Congratulations to Birchgrove Comprehensive for their success in the Young Heritage Apprentice in November, a competition that challenged teams of school pupils to create an on-site visitor attraction for Hafod-Morfa copperworks that celebrates Swansea’s history and heritage. Thanks also to the six...

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Report of the Connected Communities Exchange event

A report of the Connected Communities Exchange event, including recommendation for future research and interpretation at and around the site is now available here. Connected Communities Exchange Event Report; October 2015  

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Short film about Connected Communities Festival

A short film documenting the AHRC Connected Communities Festival that took place at the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks on June 25th is now available to view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9zq9Ub3xq0&feature=youtu.be The film celebrates the many community research projects that the Connected Communities project supports and...

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Exposed – the Morfa Canal Bridge

The Morfa Bridge over the Swansea Canal has been found, although a little damaged, ending  a long period of debate about whether it was intact or not. The community excavation of the Hafod Canal Bridge in 2013 ignited the...

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New Funding for the Bascule Bridge

The City and County of Swansea have received an additional £200,000 for the refurbishment of the Bascule Bridge, pictured here. This complements an existing £550,000 that is earmarked for the work and reaches the target for work to start....

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