The Valleys Regional Park

Parc Rhanbarthol y Cymoedd

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PROJECT OVERVIEW


Originally two canals known as the Brecknock & Abergavenny Canal (Pontymoile to Brecon) and the Monmouthshire Canal (Newport to Pontymoile Basin).


The navigable part of this waterway now runs thirty five miles from Brecon to the outskirts of Cwmbran.


Environmental improvements at Pontymoel Basin focused on upgrading the entrance area, boundaries and visitor car park and to improve the facilities for people such as seating, cycle racks, benches, signage and paths.

VRP ERDF INFRASTRUCTURE AND LANDSCAPE PROJECTS

PONTYMOEL BASIN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS




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OUTPUTS



New site furniture was installed to encourage greater numbers of visitors to use the area at Pontymoel Basin.


High quality stone paving was used recognising the historical importance of the area and its potential for regeneration.


This work was complementary to work being undertaken by British Waterways and Sus-trans to upgrade the towpath from Pontymoel Basin to Mamhilad



AFTER