Cwmbwrla Dental Surgery

at , Swansea, SA5 8 United Kingdom

<p><b>Cwmbwrla</b> is a residential area of <a href="/pages/w/105583199476121">Swansea</a> in <a href="/pages/w/109625922390490">Wales</a>, falling within the <a href="/pages/w/131890300181738">Cwmbwrla ward</a> of the <a href="/pages/w/114749328536125">city</a>. Located on rising ground about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swansea_city_centre" class="wikipedia">city centre</a>, it takes its name from the valley of the Burlais Brook (now <a href="/pages/w/112195132133043">culverted</a>) which flows down from here to join the <a href="/pages/w/102918259749271">River Tawe</a> immediately northeast of <a href="/pages/w/138488626171047">Swansea railway station</a>. The neighboring districts are <a href="/pages/w/112576005424029">Manselton</a>, <a href="/pages/w/129682917073300">Greenhill</a>, <a href="/pages/w/115754195105369">Mayhill</a>, <a href="/pages/w/143120705700152">Townhill</a> and <a href="/pages/w/133822533326097">Cwmdu</a>.</p><h2>Local Housing and Amenities</h2><p>Cwmbwrla is a predominantly residential area with just a few local convenience stores. Local amenities include Cwmbwrla Primary School, a day centre for mental health services, <a href="/pages/w/232553660277212">FOYD - Friends of the Young Disabled</a> buildings (previously head offices of Cwmfelin Steel), a Work-Based Learning Provider - <a href="http://www.swansea-itec.co.uk" class="external">Swansea ITeC</a> and Cwmbwrla Park which contains several playing fields including two football pitches.</p><h2>History</h2><p>At the end of the 1950s and early 1960s, Cwmbwrla went through several changes. Before the decision to build a roundabout was made, the village was typical of many other Welsh villages. There were rows of shops on either side, with the Tivoli (the cinema ) which also served as a community center on the other side. There was a black and white police box there too, a car auctioneers, Cyril Price, and the Gate House pub which was named after the tollgate and was there during the nineteenth century.</p>


Cwmbwrla Dental Surgery

Swansea SA5 8
United Kingdom
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