Fforestfach Cross around1930's

The Fforestfach History Website


I'm surprised at how many Religious places past and present that there have been in the area, and the latter continue to to play a major roll with in the community.


Practicing 2012

  • Bethlehem Chapel, Carmarthen Road, Cadle, Swansea SA5 4AN.
  • Gendros English Congregational Church, Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach, Swansea SA5 4AA.
  • Gendros Baptist Church, Penrhos Place, Gendros, Swansea, SA5 8BS.
  • Gorse Mission, Cwmbwrla, Swansea
  • Gospel Hall, Armine Road, Gendros, Swansea, SA5 8DD.
  • Holy Cross Catholic Church, Upper King's Head Road, Gendros, Swansea, SA5 8BR.
  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness Station Road, Fforestfach, Swansea, SA5 5AY.
  • St. Illtyds Ystrad Road, Fforestfach, Swansea, SA5 4BT.
  • St Lukes Church Stepney Street, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, SA5 8BD.
  • St. Peters Cockett Road, Cockett, Swansea, SA2 0FN.
  • St. Teilo Parish Church, Cheriton Crescent, Portmead, Swansea, SA5 5LA.
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Cockett Road, Cockett, Swansea, SA2 0FD

No longer exist 2012

  • Methodist Chapel, Armine Road, Fforestfach, Swansea In use in 1922. Later became School Cookery Centre (building demolished), Currently a pair of semi-detached houses.
  • Saron 1905-1989, King's Head Road, Gendros, Swansea (building demolished), land used for housing.
  • Jerusalem 1910-1990s, Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach, Swansea (building demolished), new building named Coach House Pianos.
  • Calfaria 1861 - ?, Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach, Swansea . Front of the building demolished for road widening, original rear of building in use as Little Cherubs, Day Nursery.
  • Old Libanus Chapel 1867 - ? Building still standing. Partial roof damage from the January 2012 fire next door.
  • New Libanus 1906 - 2000, (built next to old Libanus). Damaged in a fire January 2012 a large part has been demolished
  • Babell calvinistic methodist church, 1871-1970. Building demolished. Registerd graves (access to burial details via West Glamorgan Archives).

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