Information - Areas of Swansea - Fforesthall

Area profile

Fforesthall is located approximately 4.5 miles from the city centre.

The council properties in this area consist of houses, flats, bungalows and sheltered accommodation.

There are many local shops in the area and the Parc Fforestfach shopping complex is situated nearby.  This contains a large supermarket as well as many other stores.

A mobile library visits Fforesthall on a weekly basis.

There is a community centre nearby in Blaenymaes on Broughton Avenue and for information please telephone Community Recreation on 01792 635412.  In addition to this, there are a number of community organisations including:

  • The Blaenymaes, Portmead, Penplas Development Trust (telephone number 578632) is a community-based organisation in the area working to help local people and agencies make long-term improvements to the local community.

  • A resource centre known as The ARC is located on the corner of Broughton Avenue and Stembridge Avenue in Portmead. Services available include a job shop, training courses and a community cafe. For more information please contact 01792 578632 or email them on

  • The Ty Fforest Community House is at 12-13 Rhodf'ar Brain and provides social and recreational facilities for all the local community. Please telephone 01792 534060 for more information.

  • There is a Drop-In Centre and Charity Shop at 86-90 Blaenymaes Drive (telephone 01792 580905) for young families, and an after school club based in Dove Road.

  • The Tenants and Residents Association is active in the area, for more information on the Association please telephone the District Housing Office on 534060.

A large park - Ravenhill Park and a Multi Use Games Area are located in the area.  Swansea Community Farm is also nearby.

Use this link for more information on schools in the area.

Use this link for information on local health facilities.

Use this link for information on local transport facilities.

Use this link for information on the local neighbourhood police teams.

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Fforesthall Properties


We don't have exact figures of Privately Rented accommodation in the area but research suggests:

There is a MEDIUM availability.


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You can get more information on the area from the Swansea Council site.


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