Pontygwaith Bridge

Discover Pontygwaith Bridge

This Grade II listed hump back bridge over the River Taff has links as far back as the 1540’s.

The current incarnation was assembled in 1811 with attractive Pennant Sandstone and Is well worth a visit. If you do so between May and September the nearby Pontygwaith Farm will provide you with a warm welcome and excellent refreshments.

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Work on new Merthyr Tydfil bus station about to start

Work on new Merthyr Tydfil bus station about to start

Work is about to begin on Merthyr Tydfil’s new multimillion-pound town centre bus station, the County Borough Council has announced.

Construction is due to start on the former police station site in Swan Street on July 15, with an expected completion…

Pop Up Chilli Fest 2019

Pop Up Chilli Fest 2019

Pop Up Chilli Fest

If you like it hot, this is the event for you as Merthyr hosts its annual awesome Chilli Fest. Taking place on Saturday 22 June in Penderyn Squa…

Top consultants sought for ambitious heritage ‘Masterplan’

Top consultants sought for ambitious heritage ‘Masterplan’

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is seeking a team of top consultants to prepare a strategic Masterplan for a visitor attraction of international quality based on the town’s pivotal role in the industrial revolution.

The multi-million pound deve…