Monthly Archives: April 2012

Slaters of Abergele – some more old ads

Following on from my post last week, here are some more gems from Colin Knowlson’s collection:

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Old Slaters of Abergele stickers

The Earl’s Court of Abergele and more. These may bring back memories. From Colin Knowlson’s collection.

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RIP Nibbs

It is with regret I have been asked to tell you that Nibbs (Geraint Evans) of Faenol Avenue, Abergele, has passed away a few days after his 70th birthday at St. Kentigern’s Hospice. Nibbs was a well known and loved … Continue reading

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Abergele Floods

In another area of this site you can find pictures of the floods in 1971. At the time,┬áthe Junior Tradesmen Regiment were based at Kinmel Camp and they were called in to help the towns people clear up. Here are … Continue reading

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Tower Hill as it looked in 1930

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Traditional materials

I’m impressed that the contractors putting up the new Gele flood defences are using traditional materials like these round limestone capstones to match the original wall. I was speaking with an old friend and experienced Abergele builder Peter O’Connor this … Continue reading

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If you’re heading to Tower Hill or Tan y Goppa…

…this weekend for your family’s traditional Easter Picnic, have a good one. Best wishes at Easter to all our AbergelePost readers:

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The Gwindy walled

There’s a wall around The Gwindy pub now. I think the plan is to turn it into a wine bar. It’ll be interesting to see new life breathed into this old pub.

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Twmffat!

A woman on holiday in a caravan park in Towyn went into Ellesmere’s hardware shop, Abergele, and asked: “Excuse me, I’d like to buy a tundish” “A what?” asked shop assistant G., whose first language was Welsh. “A TUNDISH” G. … Continue reading

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