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Brief description of site

Talbot Memorial Park is a small, well-preserved urban public park of 1925 with a fine central bandstand and war memorial. The commemorative character of the park is emphasised by the main gate, which is dedicated to Rupert Price Hallows, VC (1881-1915).

Brief history of site

The land was given by the Margam Estate in 1925, and the park was opened on 26th June, 1926.

Location information:

Address: Talbot Road, Port Talbot, SA13 1SW

Locality: Port Talbot

Local Authorities:

Neath Port Talbot; Port Talbot; Port Talbot

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 170 Grid Ref: SS773892
Latitude: 51.5882 Longitude: -3.77252


The park is located immediately west of the M4 at junction 40.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal park for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1925 to 1926

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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