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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Project wins Parthian and Library of Wales Award for Outstanding impact in Culture, the Arts and Sport

The positive work to regenerate the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks achieved recognition in June, winning the Parthian and Library of Wales Award for Outstanding impact in Culture, the Arts and Sport. The award commended the initial research into the copper industry...

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