Swansea Scout & Guide Headquarters

Bryn Road, Swansea SA2 0AU

Location

The premises are situated at Bryn Rd., Swansea approximately 5 minutes walk from the beach.

Facilities

The building consists of:
The Baden Powell Hall – a large hall, with polished floor.
Kitchen – large, modern, fully equipped. Dining Room – seating for 42 persons.
Guiders Room, Scouters Room, Committee Room and Two other rooms – all suitable for sleeping accommodation on camp beds (which are available on site).
Shower Block – consisting of three electric showers, three wash hand basins with hot & cold water and a separate shower for the disabled.
Toilet facilities: Ladies - two WC’s and two wash hand basins.
Gents - one WC and two wash hand basins.
Disabled - one WC and one wash hand basin.
The building has gas central heating and a telephone on site.

Additional Information

There are regular bus services into the city centre and, in the opposite direction to Blackpill, Oystermouth and Mumbles. However, the city centre and other attractions, such as the New National Waterfront Museum, Plantasia (Tropical Hothouse), Swansea Museum, cinemas and theatre are within walking distance along the promenade. Singleton Park is at the end of Bryn Rd. and Brynmill Park is approx. 10 minutes walk away. A small grocery shop is within easy walking distance and the city centre has all the usual large stores and supermarkets. The nearest swimming facilities are at the Wales National Swimming pool close to the University, which also houses the Egypt Centre.

The building was the first purpose built joint Scout & Guide Headquarters in the County and was opened in 1968. In 1991 most of the building was re-built and now provides modern, first class accommodation, which during school holidays and weekends can be used as a centre for pack holidays. The building is suitable for use by the disabled. There is plenty of car parking space and coaches can use the driveway to the front of the building. There is a field which can be used by members using the Headquarters.


For further information:
Charles Harding
Warden
Tel. No.: 01792 466488