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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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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New vision document for the future of the Hafod Morfa Copperworks

A new vision document for the future development of the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks is now available here. The vision document, complete with maps and illustrations, shows how this site which once employed hundreds of local people will once again be a catalyst...

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We’re looking for guides

Volunteer as a tour guide at The Hafod-Morfa Copperworks. We are looking to recruit and train a small team of volunteers to lead tours for schools and members of the public visiting the Hafod Morfa Copperworks Site. Would you like to...

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Hafod-Morfa Copperworks Community Archeology Report

The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust Ltd was commissioned by Swansea University to undertake a community archaeological excavation of the Hafod Copperworks. An archaeological programme of works was developed by GGAT and Swansea University, to excavate and record the archaeological remains...

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Volunteers tidy up

Forty plus volunteers came to help on 6th December and cleared a significant amount of rubbish from the site. Thanks to all volunteers, GGAT and Keep Wales Tidy!

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Hafod – Morfa Regeneration Project: Phase One Complete!

The end of the Cadw/Welsh Government-funded project has been reached, after three years of a lot of hard work by a lot of people.  There are afew loose ends to be tied up, but the work on the site is...

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Welsh minister tours Hafod Morfa Copperworks

Carl Sargeant, Minister for Housing and Regeneration, had a tour of what was once the heartbeat of the world's copper industry. The project to regenerate the area began in 2012, with the Welsh Government putting £768,000 to help secure and...

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