NEWS FOR 2014 EVENT
With construction works bringing about
the removal of the temporary car park next to Neath Civic Centre,
additional measures are being put in place from Tuesday
9th to Saturday 13th September.
Free parking will be available at the car parks on the footbridge
side of Dwr-y-Felin road from 5pm on Friday and all day Saturday,
thanks to an agreement between Neath Port Talbot Council and Neath
Port Talbot College.
Free parking will also be available to visitors at the multi-storey
from Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th September,
Every year, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council hosts an
Historic Open Air Event, in the centre of Neath, South Wales. It
attracts crowds from far a field and is recognised as the fourth
largest Chartered Street Trading Fair in the UK.
This annual event has been going on in the busy centre of Neath
for many hundreds of years and is a huge favourite with the
locals. The fair we know today with its stalls set up through
the streets and its vibrant Fairground rides are very
different to the original fairs of 700 years ago.
Traders from the UK and recently Europe, have been attending
this four day event, with products ranging from various
textiles, bulbs and plants, china and pottery and many more making
the total of up to 140 stalls, around the streets of Neath Town
Centre. Many of the shops will be open late to coincide with the
Fair, giving people a chance to browse.
Dates & Contact Information
The Fair is a four day event which
usually commences on the second Wednesday of September in
each year. This years dates are as follows:-
Wednesday 10th of September
2014 to Saturday 13th of September 2014
Stalls trade from approximately 9.00am
to 10.00pm (subject to the Councils discretion). For further
information, please contact
Matthew Jones, Principal
Estates Officer, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, The
Quays, Brunel Way, Baglan Energy Park, SA11 2GG. Tel 01639
686687 or 07792 054770. Fax 01639
The Street Fair is situated in the Pedestrianised Neath Town
Centre and various side streets, off the main square. If you are
travelling by car, exit the M4 at junction 43, arrive onto the A465
- signposted Neath, Merthyr. Travel approx 2 miles and exit at the
Neath Abbey Junction. For public transport information, see our
Travel section of the web site.
- Milland Road Car Park - Closed to the public from Sunday 7th
September 2014 and re-opening on Monday 15th September
- High Street Car Park - Closed to the public with the
exception of disabled users from Sunday 7th September
2014 and re-opening on Monday 15th September 2014.
- Rosser Street Car
Park - Open.
- Multi-Storey Car
Park - Open.
Milland Road Car Park
Please note that Recylcle Facilities
will not be available at Milland Road during the event.
However the public are reminded that alternative facilities are
available at Briton Ferry Industrial
From Monday 8th September 2014 to Saturday 13th September 2014,
road closures will be in force throughout the pedestrianised area
of the town.
Note that the Taxi Rank which is situated in Wind Street is
relocated to Fairfield Way (other side of the multi-storey car
park) for the duration of the Street Fair.
In addition there will be road closures on The Green and
Commercial Street between the hours of 6.00pm and 12.00
midnight on Friday 12th of September 2014 and 1.00pm to 12.00
midnight Saturday 13th of September 2014 to ensure pedestrian
For further information about the road closures, please
contact Jason Davies . Tel
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Last Updated: 05.09.2014 at 08:40