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Port Talbot

(tôl`bət), town (1981 pop. 40,078), Neath Port Talbot, S Wales, at the mouth of the Avon (Afan) River on Swansea Bay. Port Talbot is a popular seaside resort. Nearby are the steelworks at Margam and the oil refinery at Baglan.

Port Talbot

 

a city and port in southern Wales, in West Glamorgan, on Bristol Channel. Population, 50,700 (1971). A major center of ferrous metallurgy, Port Talbot is equipped to receive ore carriers up to 100,000 tons.

Port Talbot

a port in SE Wales, in Neath Port Talbot county borough on Swansea Bay: established as a coal port in the mid-19th century; large steelworks; ore terminal. Pop.: 35 633 (2001)
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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (NPTCBC) would like to select a development partner (or consortium) with a suitable track record to deliver a residential led mixed use scheme at the former Afan Lido and Overflow Car Park Sites, Aberavon Beachfront, Port Talbot.
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The Steelmen's chief executive Andrew Edwards is confident that, despite it being a tough season so far, Port Talbot can still finish seventh and book a play-off spot.
Port Talbot will entertain Bala Town in a one-off clash with the visitors having claimed their place in the play-offs having been consigned to the bottom half of the table following a split two-thirds of the way through the season.
Port Talbot pipped Airbus to a top six spot last season and director of football Craig Harrison is aware of the task that awaits them today.
This is Port Talbot, the south Wales town of steel and pollution.
Source Baglan, the initiative sponsored by Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council to maximize local content, estimated that more than 150 businesses supported the project either directly or indirectly.
Grwp Gwalia has submitted a planning application to Neath Port Talbot Council to redevelop the former Port Talbot police station.
Merthyr born Antony Smith, a 38-year-old former HTV Wales drama producer, is the brainchild behind Berserkers, which follows The Darkest Day, another viking themed movie, from his Sand-fields, Port Talbot based Tornado Films studio.
GOALS ace Rhys Griffiths is heading back to Port Talbot.
A blast furnace at the Port Talbot plant in South Wales will be rebuilt from next summer, improving its safety, environmental performance and reliability.