Street Fair

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. 

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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 866103.

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.

Street Location

Car Parking

  • Milland Road Car Park - Closed to the public from Sunday 7th September 2014 and re-opening on Monday 15th September 2014.
  • 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.
  • Gnoll Road 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 Estate.

Road Closures

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 safety.

For further information about the road closures, please contact Jason Davies . Tel 01639 686479.

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