Victoria Gardens, Neath 3371

Port Talbot, Wales

Brief Description

Victoria Gardens is a small, well-preserved and popular Victorian urban public park. It was opened in 1897, and has most of its original layout and features intact. These include a fine bandstand and inclined beds used to display carpet bedding designs.

History

The park was opened for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee on 22 June 1897. It was officially re-opened as Victoria Gardens on 30 June 1898.

Visitor Facilities

This is a municipal park for general public use.
Features
  • Bandstand
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  • Statue
  • Description: Statue of Howell Gwyn, moved to its present position in the 1960s.
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Description: The fountain is said to have originally stood in the old livestock market.
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This is a municipal park for general public use.

Directions

The park is in the town centre of Neath, located at the rear of the bus station.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Neath
Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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Other websites

Owners

  • Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

    Port Talbot Civic Centre, Port Talbot, SA13 1PJ
References

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