ROC Llangollen
Llangollen & Rural

ROC Monitoring Post Llangollen

ROC Llangollen The ROC at Llangollen opened in July 1958 and closed September 1991 after being stood down. It is in L shaped compound on hilltop overlooking Llangollen to the South, 100 yards North of [more]

ROC Brymbo

ROC Monitoring Post Brymbo

ROC Monitoring Post Brymbo Since its inception in 1925 as in integral part of the UK air defence system, the primary role of the Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was the recognition and identification of hostile [more]

Churches & Chapels

St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral, Wrexham.

St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral, Regent Street, Wrexham. WREXHAM is the Episcopal seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Menevia which covers all Wales with the exception of Gwent (formerly Glamorgan and Monmouth). St. Mary’s in [more]

Victoria school 1927

Victoria school Wrexham in 1927

Victoria school 1927 Can you help put names to the faces? Victoria Scholl in 1927. Second row: 3rd from left is Tom Ellson Picture kindly supplied by Peter Ellson. More Victoria School pictures Victoria School [more]

Llangollen & Rural


The Britannia Inn, Llangollen. The Britannia Inn was possibly built as early as the 13th century, although nothing now remains from this period. It could originally have provided extra accommodation for the monks from Valle [more]