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Bryn Tirion through cast iron railings at Mynydd Seion

Easly overlooked, these railings are outside Capel Mynydd Seion, Chapel Street, at the side of the road which led up to the old town police cells. Through the gap is Bryn Tirion terrace of stone cottages looking down on Llanfair … Continue reading

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Eldon Drive, Abergele

  Eldon Drive, Abergele

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Pentre Mawr Park Abergele

Here’s a series of photographs by Sion Jones capturing one of Abergele’s true gems: Pentre Mawr Park…

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Big Fairtrade Breakfast

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All change again for Abergele’s shops

A couple of changes to report regarding Market St shops: Lloyds the Chemist refit is coming on well: And Kimberley’s furniture and applicance store is coming to town, opposite the Bee. There’s already one in Rhyl:

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The building of Abergele Woolworths

The building of Abergele Woolworths is shown in this photo from the Dennis Parr Collection. This moment marks the end of an era in Abergele. There used to be a grocer’s shop called Canol Dre (middle of town) which was … Continue reading

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Abergele Hesketh Market early 1900s

Here are two photos of Abergele Hesketh Market from the Dennis Parr Collection, thought to have been taken in the early 1900s. The auctioneer’s name on the shed apex  is Chas P Sheffield. The photos may not have been taken … Continue reading

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Oldham Battalion, Manchester Regiment (circa 1914), at Kinmel Park Barracks

Mike Madden writes: “I have attached 2 pictures. One of the Oldham Battalion (Pals) Manchester Regiment. And one with my Grandfather’s section, George Madden, seated in the centre of the front row. I think both pictures were taken in 1914 … Continue reading

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Gwrych Castle beachside bathing house Ty Crwn is being auctioned in London

Heather Dalton and Neil Lawless from Beresford Adams Estate agents in Abergele have been in touch with news of the sale of an historic local property at an auction in London with a guide price of £150k this month. “We … Continue reading

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St George’s Rd, Abergele

Here’s a photo of St George’s Rd, Abergele, by Sion Jones.

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