We have a very strong and loyal base of customers in Pontardawe and other villages located within the Swansea Valley area that include Trebanos, Rhyd-Y Fro, Alltwen and Rhos.
We offer suitable waste removal solutions and skip for hire in Pontardawe, for all kinds of work including house, garage and office clearances up to much larger commercial options for construction sites, and demolition projects which require the removal of brick, rubble and heavy duty materials.
As well as providing traditional skip hire where the skip containers can be left on the premises for a specified period of time we also offer a wait and load services. As the name suggests this service consists of one of our skips being delivered to your location, our lorry waits while you load all your waste on the skip and then we take it away usually within 2 hrs. This type of service is a popular alternative if you’re don’t have sufficient room and space to store a skip or you’re unable to have the local council grant you a skip permit.
As you can see we offer solutions to cover all customers waste removal needs, and which is why we’ve become one of the leading skip hire services in the area. In addition, our staff are fully committed to go the extra mile to provide our customers with quality service they deserve.
If you are in Pontardawe or within the Swansea Valley area and you need a skip hire service that is affordable, reliable, trustworthy and professional then you need never look further than Ansawdd Skip Hire. Don’t hesitate to give us a call or fill in the contact form on the right and our staff will be happy to assist you right away.
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Services we deliver to our Pontardawe customers include:
A town and community in the Swansea Valley, at the crossroads of the A474 road and the A4067 road Pontardawe has a population of 6,832. Forming part of the county borough of Neath Port Talbot the community is comprised of the electoral wards of Pontardawe and Trebanos. The village of Alltwen, which part of the community of Cilybebyll, is located on the opposite side of the River Tawe, and despite being administered seperately from Pontardawe it still has very close ties with the town. The National Cycle Route 43 from Swansea to Builth Wells passes through the town and the recreation ground.
Pontardawe which translates to “bridge on the Tawe” first appeared in Emmanuel Bowen’s New and Accurate Map of South Wales in 1729 as “Pont-ar-Dawye”. The Swansea Canal connected the town with Swansea Docks. The accessibilty the canal provided enable the industrial development of the town and surrounding area beginning with the Ynysderw ironworks 1835. The ironworks, along with tinplate and steelworks became the foundation of Pontardawe’s development in the latter part of the 19th century, whereby exporting products to countries all across the world. The town’s industry was initially developed by William Parsons of Neath (1795-1864), however from 1861 and for the next 90 years the most important and influential owners in the town, manufacturing steel, iron and tinplate were the Gilbertson Family. In addition to metalwork, there was a great deal of coal mining as well as pottery at Ynysmeudw. Unfortunately these industries saw a decline in the 20th century.
Dominating the centre of the town with it’s tall spire and is St Peter’s Church- Pontardawe’s best known landmark which is located close to the Swansea Canal.
The Swansea Canal has two sections within the town totaling a length of 2.5 miles/4km. The town also includes the old stone bridge of Pontardawe which was built by the famous bridge builder William Edwards of Eglwsilan, who was responsible for building the Old Bridge at Pontypridd (the longest single span bridge in the world at that time) as well as the bridge in Cenarth.