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Skewen Flooding Live Updates

  • Skewen Floods Update - Friday 12 February
    12 February, 16:08

    Help disposing of flood damaged items

  • Skewen Floods Update (Wednesday 10 February 2021) - Residents’ Incident Support Centre
    10 February, 15:30

    As part of our immediate response and to support all residents affected by the flooding, the Resident’s Incident Support Centre was set up at Abbey Primary School.

  • Coal Authority Update for Skewen Residents - Tuesday 9 February 2021
    10 February, 08:57

    This leaflet is for all those in Skewen affected by the mine water flooding incident and evacuation on 21 January or who lives in the immediate area. We know that not everyone was able to attend the online Residents' Meeting that was held on 4 February and wanted to share the key information with you. If you would like more information or to discuss this further there are contact details at the end of the leaflet.

  • Skewen Flood – Update from Citizens Advice – Tuesday 9 February 2021
    09 February, 13:12

    Have you been affected by the recent flooding at Skewen? Citizens Advice Swansea Neath Port Talbot are here to provide help, advice and support to those who may not have insurance, or who may be facing challenges with insurance claims, changes in benefits claims or housing issues.

  • Skewen Floods update – Friday 5 February 2021
    05 February, 17:40

    Trees Following residents’ concerns and requests for some trees to be checked, a single tree between Sunnyland Crescent and Goshen Park has been removed. The council’s arborist has also inspected trees on the embankment between Sunnyland Crescent and Cwrt-y-Clafdy. They were found to be in a satisfactory condition but will be subject to further monitoring.

  • Message for residents of Goshen Park – Friday 5 February
    05 February, 16:51

    Waste collections: The Coal Authority has been able to construct the temporary access track to Goshen Park a bit wider than expected so we will be able to continue to provide waste collections using bin lift vehicles. Consequently our normal wheelie bin and recycling collections can now restart. The waste collection day will however need to change from Thursday to Friday.

  • First Minister of Wales praises the response to the Skewen flooding incident
    04 February, 15:40

    The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, has written a letter to South Wales Police to thank all the emergency services, government partners and volunteers who responded to the recent flooding incident in Skewen.

  • Residents’ Incident Support Centre to remain open next week (week commencing Monday 8 February)
    04 February, 14:19

    Our Residents’ Incident Support Centre at Abbey Primary School will remain open next week (Monday 8 to Friday 12 February, 9am to 5pm) to offer help, information and advice to residents who have been affected by the floods in Skewen.

  • Skewen floods Update (Wednesday 3 February) - Help disposing of flood damaged items
    03 February, 15:11

    Our waste crews will be on site of the flood again this Saturday (6 February) between 8am and 4pm to collect flood damaged items. Please send us an email to to let us know when you are putting out items for our waste team to collect or flag down the crew when they are on site. You can also call us on 01639 686868 to let us know if you need waste collected. You DO NOT need to book a slot.

  • Coal Authority Update for Skewen Residents – 3 February 2021
    03 February, 14:58

    Goshen Park residents update: We understand that residents want access back to their homes as soon as possible. We are pleased to confirm that work on the temporary access road (from Drummau Road to the circular end of the cul-de-sac) will be completed on Friday 5 February as planned. Residents will have road access to their homes using this new access from 8am on Saturday 6 February.