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...
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
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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!
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...
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...