Recently Added

Reservoir House at Penycae


Reservoir House at Penycae prior to demolition. Can you put a date to  it? Source: Source: John Davies from the collection of the late Emlyn Davies, Penycae.

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927. Looking towards the former Talbot buildings, Hope Street continues to the left and Queen Street, goes off to the right. Many may recall the stores of Oliver’s, Francis the Chemist, Hunter’s [more]
Cinema & Theatre

Stiwt Theatre – Rhosllanerchrugog

The Stiwt Theatre. Formerly the “Miner’s Institute” (Plas Mwynwyr), which was built in 1926 and dominated the social and cultural life of the village until 1977 when it closed. The local council, which had purchased [more]

Coal Mining

Hafod Bank
Coal Mining

Bonc-y-hafod (Hafod Bank)

Mynydd Picnic (Picnic Mountain) – Hafod 9th July 2010 The colliery once employed over 1900 local people, mainly from the villages of Rhos, Ponciau and Johnstown. The pit was closed in 1968. In the mid [more]


Choose Language

Latest – Tags – Comments



Hippodrome Light Sponsors