On the left of Sea View Road is the Bay View Shopping Centre, which opened in 1987 on the site of the former railway sidings and amusement park. The opening of the Colwyn Bay section of the A55 … [Read more...]
[:en]Colwyn Bay is rich in Victorian and Edwardian architecture.[:cy]Mae Bae Colwyn yn llawn o adeiladau Fictoraidd ac Edwardaidd eu pensaerniaeth.
The Chester / Bangor railway opened for passengers in 1848 and the original station for the town was in Old Colwyn. By making the area easily accessible to the growing urban populations of north west … [Read more...]
When hamlet of Colwyn Bay was first formed beside its railway station, its affairs were managed from Conwy as part of Conwy Rural District. By 1887 it was sufficiently developed to justify its own … [Read more...]
Note the attractive brickwork above the shop front of Roumania House. … [Read more...]
This terrace of commercial properties, designed by Booth, Chadwick and Porter, the principal architects to the Pwllycrochan Estate Company, and built in 1887, is a good example of the major phase of … [Read more...]
This unique memorial clock was presented to Colwyn Bay town in 1989 by the parents of Andrew Fraser - in memory of their son Andrew who was born in the town and who died in Brussels in1950 at age 33. … [Read more...]
Rydal School for boys was founded in 1885 by the leading Methodist educationalist T.G.Osborn. In 1995 it merged with the nearby girl’s school, Penrhos College. The school has had a longstanding … [Read more...]