The Churches of Britain and Ireland

 

Swansea, Swansea                  

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Churches in Blackpill, Bon-y-Maen,
Brynhyfryd, Brynmill, Cockett, Cwmbwrla, Dunvant, Fforest-Fach, Gendros, Hafod, Killay, Landore, Manselton, Mount Pleasant, Penlan, Pentre-Cwyth, Pentre-Dwr, Plasmarl, St. Thomas, Sandfields, Sketty, Townhill, Treboeth, Tycoch, Uplands, Waunarlwydd, West Cross.
 

The former Argyle Presbyterian Church on St. Helen's Road was severely damaged by fire in 2002, when it was being converted to flats. It has since been rebuilt as flats. Jim Parker.

The former Bethesda Baptist Chapel on Prince of Wales Road, now NSPCC offices. Jim Parker.

Brunswick Methodist Church on St. Helen's Road. Jim Parker.

Christ Church (CiW) on Mumbles Road. Jim Parker.

The Christ Embassy Church holds services in the Ivey Suite of the Grand Hotel on Ivey Street. Jim Parker.

Christian Spiritualist Church on Lower Oxford Street. Jim Parker.

The City Temple (Elim Pentecostal) on Dyfatty Street. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Link.

Ebenezer Baptist Church on Ebenezer Street. Jim Parker. Link.

Ebenezer Newydd Chapel (Welsh Independent) on Henrietta Street. Jim Parker.

Gospel Hall (Zac's Place, Exousia Trust) on George Street. Jim Parker. Link.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church on The Kingsway. Jim Parker. Link.

Quaker Meeting House on St. Helen's Road. Jim Parker.

The former St. Andrew (U.R.C.) on St. Helen's Road. Planning Permission has been granted for conversion to a mosque. Jim Parker.

St. David's Priory Church (R.C.) on St. David's Place, is served by the Benedictines of Belmont Abbey, Hereford. Jim Parker. Link.

St. Mary (CiW) on St. Mary's Square. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Two interior views - 1, 2 - both Gerard Charmley. Gerard advises that the interior and stained glass are both good examples of modern design. Link.

St. Matthew on High Street. Another view. Both Jim Parker.

The former St. Nicholas Seaman's Church on Gloucester Place, now the Mission Art Gallery. Jim Parker.

The former Singleton Chapel on Bathurst Street, now the St. Phillips Community Centre. The "Jesus Fellowship Church" (link) holds Sunday services here. Jim Parker.

Swansea Christadelphian Hall on Nicholl Street.

Swansea Citadel (Salvation Army) on Richardson Street. Jim Parker.

Swansea Mosque and Islamic Centre on St. Helen's Road. Jim Parker.

Swansea Spirit on Pleasant Street. Jim Parker. Link.

Unitarian Church on High Street. Jim Parker. Link.

York Place Baptist Church on York Place. Jim Parker.


Blackpill
Clyne Chapel (CiW) on Mayals Road. Mark Turbott. Another view. Jim Parker.

Bon-y-Maen
Adulam Baptist Chapel on Cefn Road. Jim Parker.
Mount Zion Baptist Church on Mansel Road. Jim Parker.
St. Margaret (CiW) on Mansel Road. Jim Parker.
The former Salem Chapel Y Cwm on Cwm Chapel Road. Jim Parker.

Brynhyfryd
Bethel Mission Church on Hopkin Street. Jim Parker.
Brynhyfryd Baptist Chapel on Llangyfelach Road. Jim Parker.
St. Peter (R.C.) on Trewyddfa Road. Jim Parker.
Wesley Methodist Church on Eaton Road. Jim Parker.
The vestry of the Siloam Independent Chapel on Sydney Street was formerly used by the congregation after the closure of the chapel itself, until the vestry itself was closed in May 2002. Jim Parker.

Brynmill
Argyle and Rhyddings Park Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church of Wales) on Rhyddings Park Road. Jim Parker.
Imam Kheoi Islamic Centre on St. Helen's Road. It evidently has a previous existence - can you advise what it was? Jim Parker.
Pantgwydr Baptist Church. Gerard Charmley.
St. Gabriel (CiW) on Bryn Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Link.
The former St. Paul (English Independent) on St. Helen's Road, now an Indian Restaurant. Jim Parker.
Former Wesleyan Methodist Church on St. Albans Road, now Brynmill Community Centre. The "Rivers of Joy Church" (link) holds services here on Sundays.

Cockett
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Cockett Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Station Road. Jim Parker.
St. Peter (CiW) on Cockett Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Link.
Woodlands Church holds services in Gors Community Primary School on Gors Lane. Jim Parker. Link.

Cwmbwrla
Carmarthen Road U.R.C. on Convent Street. Jim Parker.
Cathedral Church of St. Joseph (R.C.) on Convent Street. Jim Parker. Link.
Gorse Mission on Carmarthen Road. Jim Parker.
The former Libanus Baptist Church (1906) on Carmarthen Road, now disused. Jim Parker. The building to its right (derelict) was the original chapel. This shot shows the two chapels. Both Gerard Charmley (2009). Added in 2012 - the building was demolished following a fire (suspected arson) in January 2012. The BBC story is here, and my appreciation to Adrian Jones for drawing my attention to it. Janet Gimber also managed to take a photo post-fire and pre-demolition. Janet Gimber (2012).
St. Luke the Evangelist (CiW) on Stepney Street. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
St. Mark (CiW) on Park Terrace. Jim Parker.

Dunvant
Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne (R.C.) on Llys-Teg. Jim Parker.
Ebenezer Congregational Church on Dunvant Square. Jim Parker.
St. Martin on Fairwood Road. Jim Parker.

Fforest-Fach
Bethlehem Chapel (Welsh Indepndent) on Carmarthen Road. Jim Parker.
St. Illtyd (CiW) on Ystrad Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Link.

Gendros
Gendros Baptist Church on Penrhos Place. Jim Parker. Link.
Gendros Congregational Church on Carmarthen Road. Jim Parker.
Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church on Upper King's Head Road. Jim Parker. Link.

Hafod
Hafod Baptist Church on Aberdyberthi Street. Jim Parker.
The former Philadelphia Baptist Chapel on Neath Road, now the Swansea Centre for Deaf People. Jim Parker.
St. John on Odo Street. Another view. Jim Parker.
Salim Baptist Church, on Neath Road. Jim Parker.

Killay
St. Hilary (CiW) on Gower Road. Jim Parker.
Siloam Baptist Chapel on Goetre-Fawr Road. Jim Parker.
The Pines Congregational Church on Gower Road, Upper Killay. Jim Parker.

Landore
Glynn Vivian Miners Mission on Pentre-Mawr Road. Jim Parker.
St. Paul on Cwm Level Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
The remains of Siloam Independent Chapel on  Llangyfelach Road. It was closed by 1996; thereafter the congregation met in the chapel vestry until 2002 - see
Brynhyfryd above. Jim Parker.
The disused Siloh Chapel on Siloh Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
Siloh Newydd Chapel (Welsh Congregational) on Siloh Road. Jim Parker.

Manselton
Christ Well Manselton U.R.C. on Manselton Road. Jim Parker. Link.
The former Manselton Gospel Hall on Phillips Street, now in commercial use. Jim Parker.
Manselton Welsh Baptist Chapel on Cecil Street. Jim Parker.
Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Cecil Street. Jim Parker.
St. Michael and All Angels (CiW) on Manor Street. Jim Parker.

Mount Pleasant
Hill U.R.C. on North Hill Road. Jim Parker.
Presbyterian Church of Wales on Terrace Road. Jim Parker.
St. Jude (CiW) on Terrace Road. Jim Parker. Link.

Penlan
Bethany Evangelical Chapel on Eiddwen Road. Jim Parker.
Cornerstone Church Centre on Mynydd Newydd Road. Jim Parker. Link.
St. Teilo (CiW) on Cheriton Crescent. Another view. Both Jim Parker.

Pentre-Cwyth
Pentre Cwyth Congregational Chapel on Pentre Cwyth Road. Jim Parker.
St. Peter (CiW) on Pentre Cwyth Road. Jim Parker.

Pentre-Dwr
Carmel Chapel (Calvinistic Methodist) on Carmel Road. Jim Parker.

Plasmarl
Dinas Noddfa Baptist Chapel on Dinas Street. Jim Parker.
The disused Ebenezer Chapel (Primitive Methodist) on Neath Road. The building is dated 1885. Jim Parker.

St. Thomas
All Saints on Kilvey Road, Kilvey. Jim Parker.
Calvary Chapel on Ysgol Street. Jim Parker.
Dan-Y-Graig Cemetery has two chapels, both now disused - 1, 2, the latter just a shell. Both Jim Parker.
Ebenezer Gospel Hall on Wern Fawr Road. Jim Parker.
Fabian's Bay Congregational Church on Balaclava Street. Jim Parker.
Forward Movement Church (?) on Port Tennant Road. Jim isn't absolutely certain of this church's identity. Jim Parker.
The former Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Ysgol Street, now flats. Jim Parker.
The former Norwegian Church on King's Road, Swansea Waterfront, is now in use as an Art Gallery. Jim advises that church was originally located in Newport. Transferred to Swansea in 1910, it was dismantled and moved to its present site in 2004-5 as part of the Swansea Waterfront development. Jim Parker.
St. Illtyd (R.C.) on Longford Crescent. Jim Parker.
St. Stephen (CiW) on Dan-Y-Graig Road. Jim Parker.
St. Thomas on Lewis Street. Another view. The late Sir Harry Secombe was a chorister here. SS 667 932. Both Jim Parker.
Waterfront Community Church on Langdon Road, Swansea Waterfront. Another view. Both Jim Parker.

Sandfields
Spring Terrace Church (AoG) on Spring Terrace. The Swansea Chinese Christian Church also meets here. Jim Parker. Link.

Sketty
Bethel Chapel on Carnglas Road. Jim Parker.
Bethel U.R.C. on Sketty Park Road. Jim Parker.
Holy Trinity Church (CiW) on Parkway. Jim Parker.
Lifelink Community Church (Evangelical), meets in the Bible College of Wales on Derwen Fawr Road. Jim Parker. Link.
Parklands Evangelical Church on Maes Y Gollen. Jim Parker.
St. Paul (CiW) on De La Beche Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
Seventh-day Adventist Church on Gower Road. Jim Parker.
Singleton Hospital Chapel on Sketty Park Road. Jim Parker.
Sketty Baptist Church on Carnglas Road. Jim Parker.
Sketty Methodist Church on Dillwyn Road. Jim Parker. Link.

Townhill
Ebenezer Gospel Hall on Heol Y Gors. Jim Parker.
Our Lady of Lourdes (R.C.) on Penycraig Road. Jim Parker.
The Church of St. Nicholas on the Hill (CiW) on Dyfed Avenue. Jim Parker.
Townhill Baptist Church on Powys Avenue. Jim Parker.

Treboeth
Caersalem Newydd Baptist Church on Llangyfelach Road, Tirde Unaw. Building built 1840 and enlarged 1873. Jim Parker.
Church of St. Alban the Martyr (CiW) on Llangyfelach Road. Jim Parker.
Cwmgelli Cemetery Church. Jim Parker.
The Church of the Redeemer on Llangyfelach Road. Jim Parker.
Treboeth Gospel Hall (Brethren) on Llangyfelach Road. Jim Parker. Link.

Tycoch
All Souls (CiW) on Glan-Yr-Avon Road. on Gower Road. Jim Parker.
The former Cefn Coed Hospital Church on Maes-Yr-Gruffydd Road, now the Cefn Coed Teaching Centre. Jim Parker.

Uplands
Dharmavajra Buddhist Centre on Ffynone Road. Jim Parker.
Gomer Chapel (Welsh Baptist) on Carlton Terrace. Jim Parker.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Walter Road. Jim Parker.
Memorial Baptist Chapel on Walter Road. The original church was demolished in 1992. Jim Parker.
Pantygwdr Baptist Church on Ernald Place. Jim Parker. Link.
St. Barnabas (CiW) on Hawthorne Avenue. Jim Parker.
St. Benedict (R.C.) on Llythrid Avenue. Another view. Both Jim Parker. Link.
St. James (CiW) on Walter Road. Another view. Jim Parker. Link.
Swansea Synagogue on Ffynone Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.
Trinity Chapel (Presbyterian Church of Wales) on Glanmor Park Road. Jim Parker. Link.
University Catholic Chaplaincy on Llythrid Avenue. Jim Parker.

Waunarlwydd
Bethany English Baptist Chapel (1875, re-built 1908) on Bryn Road. Jim Parker.
St. Barnabas (CiW) on Victoria Road. Two further views - 1, 2. All Jim Parker. Link.
Sardis Independent Chapel on Swansea Road. Jim Parker.
Zion Baptist Chapel on Swansea Road. Another view. Both Jim Parker.

West Cross
Bethany Baptist Church on Bethany Lane. Jim Parker. Link.
Church of the Holy Cross (CiW) on Fairwood Road. Jim Parker. Link.
Linden Christian Centre on Elmgrove Road. Jim Parker. Link.

 

 
 

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04 November 2015

Steve Bulman

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