Author Archives: Sion Jones

Sandy beach-making pipes

This photo by Sion Jones, taken in 2014, shows the pipes that sucked up sand out at sea which was poured out on the beach in Colwyn Bay to create a new sandy beach. The old one was sucked away … Continue reading

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Town Council meeting place

This whole building used to be the police station before being used as a magistrates’ court and as a meeting place for the Town Council and other organisations. Mae yr adeilad hwn yn cael ei defnyddio i Gyngor Trefol Abergele … Continue reading

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Kinmel Avenue, Abergele

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A watery grave

This is how we know the coast at Pensarn used to be a few miles further north. Here’s a grave in St Michael’s graveyard, photographed by Sion Jones. It’s for a man”who had his dwelling three miles to the north” … Continue reading

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Market Street, Abergele

Here are a couple of photographs Sion Jones took of our main street back in 2012 or 2013. Note that Woolworths had become Savers and Ethel Austen was still there.

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Chapel Street, Abergele

Chapel Street, Abergele

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Rhuddlan Road

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The site of the old Jones Bros Garage

Now you see it…   … now you don’t: Site of the old Jones Brothers garage, then Slaters, flattened for development and photographed by Sion Jones in 2012 or 2013. Jones Bros sold tractors and cars in Llanrwst, Rhuthin and … Continue reading

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Peel Street Abergele

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The Gele river or stream, Abergele

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