Welcome to Whitland – Croeso i Hendy Gwyn ar Daf
Twinned with Pipriac in Brittany. France

Whitland - South Wales

 

Level Crossing Closures:

Friday 15th February

Level crossing closes at 22.00

Saturday 16th February

Full closure

Sunday 17th February

Full closure

Monday 18th February

Level crossing open from 06.00 to 20.00

Tuesday 19th February

Level crossing open from 06.00 to 20.00

Wednesday 20th February

Level crossing open from 06.00 to 20.00

Thursday 21st February

Level crossing open from 06.00 to 20.00

Friday 22nd February

Level crossing open from 06.00 to 20.00

Saturday 23rd February

Full closure

Sunday 24th February

Full closure

Monday 25th February

Full closure

Tuesday 26th February

Full closure

Wednesday 27th February

Full closure

Thursday 28th February

Full closure

Friday 1st March

Full closure

Saturday 2nd March

Full closure

Sunday 3rd March

Full closure

Monday 4th March

Level crossing open at 06.00

 

22-1-19:

Some information from today's drop in about the Whitland Level Crossing closure:

Emergency vehicle access will be available at all times during closure;

Pedestrian access is available through the barriers without having to go over the bridge;

The contact information for any complaints or queries is as on letters received - crwales@networkrail.co.uk or 03457 11 41 41.

There will be a new letter sent out with copy of diversion route and more information closer to closure.

Deliveries of blue bags to every household in Carmarthenshire will start from Monday, November 19.

By the end of March, every home will have received three rolls of blue bags, which allows up to six bags for each recycling collection week – although there is no limit to the amount of blue bags you can place out for recycling.

Click here to see this page in Welsh

 
Whitland is a rural working town with 2,200 residents and is Twinned with Pipriac in Brittany. Set in the River Taf valley, Whitland serves surrounding farming communities. Transport links are excellent with direct train services to major cities and the A40 trunk road is located one mile from the Town centre. Whitland is linked culturally to King Hywel Dda and has a ruined Abbey alongside the circular Abbey walk. Pocket Interpretive Gardens represent and celebrate the laws set out by Hywel Dda.

Whitland - South WalesThere are bilingual Primary and Secondary schools along with a variety of local shops serving the Town. It is possible to get essentials from 6am until 10pm. A Doctors Practice and Pharmacy are located centrally and banking is available at the Post Office with two cash points located in the Town Centre. The area benefits from a recycle centre open seven days a week, a monthly Local Produce market and weekly Farmers livestock mart. Businesses such as Magstim, Whitland Engineering, Riverlea Tractors, Davies Builders, David Harries and the Schools are key employers. There are lots of community activities for everyone to enjoy such as a Young Farmers Club, Sequence Dancing, ATC,  Zumba, Karate, Gardening Club. Allotments are available and the picnic park next to the river Taf. 

Sports facilities include a Bowling Club, Cricket Club, Cycling Club, Gym, Walking Club, Boxing Club, Rugby and Football Clubs and youngsters are encouraged to take part. There is a small play park at Bryngwenllian and a larger Parc Dr Owen in the centre of the town which is the site of the annual Carnival. The River Taf and Afon Gronw run through the town and are stocked with Salmon and Trout to keep the anglers busy.

Our Heritage Page shares the history and stories of Town 

Canolfan Tywi - Tywi CentreRDP Sir GarCyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources WalesCarmarthenshire County CouncilYmddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol - National trustThe European Agricultuarl Fund and the Welsh Government

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