Welcome to Whitland – Croeso i Hendy Gwyn ar Daf
Twinned with Pipriac in Brittany. France
RE: TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE: WHITLAND LEVEL CROSSING, B4328 STATION ROAD, WHITLAND
A request has been received for the temporary road closure of Whitland level crossing, located on Station Road, Whitland for a distance of 10 metres either side of the level crossing.
The closure is necessary to ensure public safety whilst Volker Rail carry out urgent renewal works on the level crossing from 00:01 hours to 09:00 hours Sunday 21st July, 2019.
There are changes to the use of Whitland Recycling Centre from 1st April. Look here for more detailed information.
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.
There 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