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Swansea Spaces - Central

This area covers the following wards: Castle, Townhill, Uplands, Waterfront.

Ageing Well (Swansea Council)

Ocean Room, National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Road SA1 3RD

Ageing Well activities
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ageingwell@swansea.gov.uk
07442 839441

Every Monday 1.00pm - 4.00pm - Soup Social and Movie Afternoon - films change weekly.

A free partnership session run by Swansea Council's Ageing Well Team, National Waterfront Museum and the Action For Elders Charity.

  • Free wifi
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Refreshments available
    • warm soup and bread rolls is provided at the halfway point of the film along with tea and coffee before, during and after the film is available, all free
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Television
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • staff are on hand to help with advice and guidance and can let you know about the weekly Ageing Well activities taking place across Swansea
    • we run a number of weekly engagement and wellbeing sessions throughout the week and can sign post people to various support sessions that they are running including social walks, tea and chat sessions, LGBTQ+ sessions, bowling and one-off activities. All sessions are focused on helping people to build new social connections, friendships and to provide a safe space for people to come together and access services easily.

 

Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Mental Health Support

Transport House, 19 High Street SA1 1LF

www.bamementalhealth.org 
https://twitter.com/BAMEMentalHS
https://www.instagram.com/bamementalhs/
https://www.facebook.com/bamemhs

info@bamementalhealth.org
0800 144 8824

Monday - Saturday, 10.00am - 8.00pm 
Sunday, 2.00pm - 10.00pm

A community hub for everyone, including Black Asian and Minority ethnic community members who are new to Swansea. A space to enjoy company, seek advice and information.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Refreshments available
    • tea, coffee, biscuits, bread, soft drinks and healthy fruits
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • Mental health first aiders in the hub every Monday, Wednesday and Sunday, providing a listening service and we provide signposting service for essential services

 

Brynmill Community Centre

St Albans Road, Brynmill SA2 0BP

www.swansea.gov.uk/brynmillcommunitycentre
https://brynmillcommunitycentre.org.uk/
www.facebook.com/brynmillcommunitycentre/

Jack Dunne: 01792 523669

Thursday Breakfast Club - every Thursday morning between 11.00am - 1.00pm

A warm space to enjoy company, seek advice and information.

  • A group of residents, from young children through to those mature in years
  • A space to enjoy company, seek advice and information
  • Club is visited monthly by a therapist who provides neck / hand massage to attendees
  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Refreshments available
    • breakfast rolls with tea / coffee / light refreshments £2.00
    • as much as you want tea / coffee / soft drinks (voluntary donation)
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • DVD borrowing / swap
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • local councillor Allan Jeffrey available weekly at the Breakfast Club via an informal surgery
    • local area coordinator Fiona Hughes attends weekly
    • Swansea University welfare staff available monthly to provide support and information to students in attendance
    • local PCSO attends whenever able to provide information and advice to residents

 

Central Library

See also: Civic Centre

Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road SA1 3SN

www.swansea.gov.uk/centrallibrary
01792 636464

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Newspapers / magazines
  • Toys for children
  • Games / board games
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • we refer people to various council services and partner organisations depending upon the enquiry
  • Free period products
  • Free events at Central Library

 

Centre For African Entrepreneurship

222A High Street, City Centre SA1 1NW

www.caentr.org

kim.m@caentr.org
07878 553 369

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 10.00am - 4.00pm.

Our space is located in the heart of Swansea on the High Street. It spans over 2 floors and has an open-plan set up which can be used for multiple functions. We also have a small kitchen and refreshments (teas, coffees, biscuits). 

On arrival, you will be met by one of friendly staff and volunteers who will guide you to the sign in sheet. Everyone is welcome to our space and can use it as frequently as they would like. 
(We unfortunately do not have wheelchair access however. Apologies for any inconveniences this might cause people.)

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • tea, coffee and biscuits 
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Food bank / food share
    • Tuesday between 11.30am and 1.00pm
  • Free period products

 

CETMA Swansea

First Floor, Grove House SA1 5DF

https://cetma.org.uk/swansea/
https://www.facebook.com/cetmaswansea

swansea@cetma.org.uk
01554 556996

Tuesday and Thursday, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Digital Warm Hub for people to come and shelter from the cold.
Ability to receive free Food/Sanitary Packs.
Digital Support in getting online / training to use a device.
Support with filling in online Government appeal forms via the HMCTS Courts Contract with WeAreGroup.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • teas / coffees, free of charge
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • food, mental health, getting online etc.

 

Chinese In Wales Association

2nd Floor, Art Wings, Grand Theatre, Singleton Street SA1 3QJ

https://chineseinwales.org.uk/
www.facebook.com/ChineseInWales

info@chineseinwales.org.uk
01792 469919

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Please see our website and follow our Facebook page for updated details.

A community hub for Chinese ethnic minority, including migrant, BNO, asylum seekers, any members who are new to Swansea. We are currently operating a drop-in service providing core services such as language services in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, alongside advocacy, information service and case referral. 

The multicultural hub at the Grand Theatre is a friendly and non-judgemental open place. Visitors can have open conversation with local minority charity organisation and ethnic communities. We would like to create a Swansea Space that allows different background and culture people have opportunity integrate and interaction with local minority communities.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Free period products
  • Advice, information and signposting:
    • digital support to resolve smartphone apps issues, how to download and use an app, access online services and information
    • signposting to local services and information through showing how to search for these online
    • translate letter or information from English to Chinese language when required

 

Civic Centre

See also: Central Library

Oystermouth Road SA1 3SN

www.swansea.gov.uk/civiccentre

Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

Public seating in the reception and exhibition areas inside the main Civic Centre entrance.

  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets (Changing Places)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
    • fees apply for long term parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Refreshments available
    • can be purchased from Coastline Café (open similar hours)
  • Drinking water available
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • signposting and guidance on a broad range of matters from the council's primary customer contact service

 

Congolese Development Project

Elysium Gallery, 34a Orchard Street SA1 5AW

www.cdpwales.org.uk
Twitter: @cdpwales
Facebook page: congolese development project

info@cdpwales.org.uk
0330 229 0333

Monday - Friday, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday, 11.00am - 2.30pm

Entrance by Orchard Street opposite Central Clinic, contact us by phone and we will open the main entrance.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Children's play area
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • free refreshments including snacks
  • Drinking water available
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • advocacy information
  • Table tennis
  • Snooker

 

Copper Bar Ltd

38 Castle Street, City Centre SA1 1HZ

Copr Bar Swansea - Facebook

copperbarmanager@outlook.com
07796 346 290

7 days a week. Midday - 10.00pm.

Copr Bar is a licensed cafe serving hot food and drinks. It has sofas, ample seating and chairs, a piano and provides an independent and friendly welcome. 

SA1UTE military charity is also based at Copr and often hosts free coffee mornings - kept an eye out for on social media or inside the premises. SA1UTE/COPR also operate a Pay it Forward scheme where members of the public donate to the charity/business and they turn each £5 into a hot meal, treat, hot drink. This scheme is operating currently and is open to anyone in a vulnerable position.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • the premises offers a full menu of food and drinks to purchase
    • Copr operates a Pay it Forward scheme where people can approach the bar and ask if there are any funds in reserve to help people in a vulnerable position
  • Drinking water available
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Television
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • SA1UTE charity is based at Copr and has links with many other support groups in the community.

 

Cwmdonkin Park - Swansea Council Sport and Health

Eden Avenue, Uplands SA2 0PS

https://www.facebook.com/SportAndHealthSwansea
Book your place: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/swanseasportandhealth

Sport and Health

sportandhealth@swansea.gov.uk
01792 635414

Tuesday 10.00am - 10.45am

Free Nordic Walking session which takes place outdoors at Cwmdonkin Park.

  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Children's play area
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • there is a café on site
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks

 

Dyfatty Community Centre

Chapel Street, SA1 1NB

alysonwilliams398@gmail.com
07934 097 567

Our warm space will be open the second Saturday January, February and March 2024 as a trial.

Dates will be 13 January, 10 February and 9 March
10.00am - 12 noon

A warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can come and meet up with old friends or make new ones. This warm space is being organised by the management committee and will be hosted by Mohammed, one of our volunteers. 

  • Free wifi
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Toys for children
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • there will be hot and cold drinks - tea, coffee, hot chocolate and squash
    • buffet style snacks available
    • gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and Halal will be catered for
    • all free of charge.
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Book borrowing / book swap

 

Dylan Thomas Centre

Somerset Place, SA1 1RR

www.dylanthomas.com
www.facebook.com/dylanthomascentre
https://twitter.com/DTCSwansea

dylanthomas.lit@swansea.gov.uk
01792463980

Wednesday - Sunday, 10.00am - 4.30pm

Free exhibitions on the life and work of Dylan Thomas. Free children's trails. Free family activities. Free activity space open for self-led play, with games, dressing up, reading corner, creative writing, puppets, and crafts, suitable for all ages.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Children's play area
  • Toys for children
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products

 

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Ebenezer Street, SA1 5BJ

www.ebenezer.org.uk

agmat1960@googlemail.com
07824 430 312

Every Friday morning between 10.00am and 12.00pm.

A warm welcome. Hot drinks, hot snacks, and homemade cakes.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Toys for children
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • free refreshments 
    • hot drinks including tea, coffee, hot chocolate
    • hot snacks including sausage rolls, pasties, homemade soup, jacket potatoes
    • homemade cakes
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • f​​​​​ood banks in the area
    • free meals in the area

 

FoodCycle Swansea

The Phoenix Centre, Powys Avenue SA1 6PH

www.foodcycle.org.uk

swansea@foodcycle.org.uk
02077 292775

Monday 6.30pm - 7.30pm for a community meal - free 3 course meal provided by volunteers. It's always vegetarian and everyone is welcome, no referrals needed.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Refreshments available
  • Drinking water
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Advice, information and signposting

 

Friends of Brynmelyn Park at Brynmelyn Community Centre

Park Terrace SA1 2BY

https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofBrynmelyn

heatherallen1660@gmail.com

The Friends of Brynmelyn Park Group are hosting a warm space at Brynmelyn Community Centre Every Friday 10.00am - 1.00pm.

Formed in 2022 the Friends of Brynmelyn Park group is a community group set up with the aim of bringing people together to contribute to the park and its environment. The group have been restoring the garden at the back of Waun Wen Primary as a community growing space.

Pop in for refreshments, a friendly chat, and if you like find out how you can get involved with our community project in the park.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • free tea, coffee, soup, toast, toasties, snacks, and sweet treats
  • Drinking water available

 

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Road SA1 5DZ

www.glynnvivian.co.uk
www.facebook.com/GlynnVivian
www.instagram.com/glynnvivian
https://twitter.com/glynnvivian

glynn.vivian.gallery@swansea.gov.uk
01792 516900

Tuesday - Sunday, 10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Free entry.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Toys for children
  • Outdoor space
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Free community activities, workshops and events at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
  • Bus passes available for refugees or people seeking asylum
  • Free workshops for those on low income - ask at the gallery for more details
  • Free trails, art materials and family packs available

 

Growing Real Opportunities for Women (GROW) Cymru

Unit 12, St Davids Square SA1 3LG

www.growcymru.org.uk

yvonne@growcymru.org.uk
01792 712888

Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 3.00pm

Growing Real Opportunities for Women (GROW) Cymru will provide a warm friendly space. If you wish bring your knitting, sewing and/or embroidery and share your skills (whatever they are) with others.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • hot drinks, snacks, biscuits
    • breakfast between 10.30am to 12.30pm
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Food bank / food share
    • the food bank /share will be open Wednesday, 10.30am - 12.30pm 
  • Free period products
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • we will share GROWs and partner activities i.e. ESOL, signpost to other organisations

 

GS Artists

217 High Street, SA1 1PE

www.galeriesimpsonswansea.com
www.facebook.com/GSArtistsSwansea
https://www.instagram.com/gsartistsswansea

info@galeriesimpsonswansea.com
07714 327 523

Friday, 1.30pm - 4.00pm, open art sessions. Occasional Saturday morning events (see Facebook page)

You will get a warm response, warm drinks and lots of snacks. A vast range of free art materials, guidance and tuition on offer, painting, drawing, collage, lino cutting and printing but with no obligation to join in!

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Refreshments available
    • all variety of herbal and black teas and coffees (including decaf), biscuits, cake and fruit - donations accepted but not obligatory
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks

 

Hub on the Hill

107 Rhondda Street, Mount Pleasant SA1 6EU

https://www.facebook.com/MPhubonthehill/

hubonthehillswansea@gmail.com

Tuesdays
9.00am - 11.00am, Coffee and Chat (January only)
2.00pm - 4.00pm, IT for beginners

Wednesdays
2.00 - 3.00pm, Art time!

Thursdays 
10.00am - 12.30pm, Coffee, Craft and Chat
5.30pm - 7.00pm, Calon ADHD - young persons drop in

Hub on the Hill is a cosy community-led space with a big heart. If you or your group are looking to host sessions, workshops and / or meet-ups please contact us. And please check our Hub on the Hill Mount Pleasant Facebook page for updates.

Entrance is round the corner on Primrose Street.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • when open - tea, coffee, squash, biscuits (suggested donation)
    • Thursday lunchtime - soup with bread or toast (pay what you can afford)
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Television
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • general - information and signposting to Swansea food banks, public services and other warm spaces available
    • young persons with ADHD specific information and signposting on Thursday evenings with Calon ADHD Project

 

LifePoint Church

Mayhill Community Centre, Mayhill Road SA1 6TD

www.lifepoint.org.uk

simon.powell@lifepoint.org.uk
01792 472828

Thursday, 1.00pm - 3.00pm: A 'Pop-Up' Warm Swansea Space
2 hours where you can get warm in the Mayhill Community Centre. Games to play and people to talk to.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • free hot drinks available plus cakes
  • Drinking water available
  • Food bank / food share
    • Thursday 1.00pm - 3.00pm

 

Renew@The Stream at Pantygwydr Baptist Church

Pantygwydr Baptist Church, Ernald Place SA2 0HN

www.pantygwydr.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/RenewAtTheStream

renew.thestream@gmail.com
01792 459144

Tuesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm

We all have days when we're feeling fed up - problems on our mind, parent, carer, just want some company? Renew@ The Stream offers a warm, safe space of welcome and inclusion aimed at improving emotional wellbeing. Share hobbies and activities, learn something new, make new friends or just take time out with a cup of tea or coffee. Use our quiet space for personal reflection or join us in an optional short time meditating on a Psalm.

  • Free wifi
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • free tea, coffee, squash and biscuits and cakes available, pay what you can afford.
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Newspapers / magazines
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • we base our space around the NHS 5 ways to wellbeing (connect, be active, take notice, keep learning, give) and can work in partnership with local area coordinators, mental health services and third sector bodies to signpost to sources of help.

 

Sadies Butterflies

Unit C, Marina Villas SA1 1FZ

Sadies Butterflies on Facebook

misplacedcaper@hotmail.com
01279 600197

Every Monday evening 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Warm safe place for the LGBTQ community that also welcomes friends, family and allies.

  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Refreshments available
    • one hot drink provided
  • Drinking water available

 

St James Church

71 Walter Road, City Centre SA1 4QA

www.stjamesswansea.org.uk

swanseastjames@gmail.com 

Community café: Wednesday 11.00am - 1.00pm

  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Games / board games
  • Refreshments available
    • serving free tea and coffee
  • Drinking water available
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • we plan to have occasional benefits and energy advice
  • Table tennis
  • Knitting corner

 

St Mary's Church Central Swansea

St Marys Square SA1 3LP

www.swanseastmary.co.uk
Facebook - St Mary's Swansea

justindavies@cinw.org.uk
07881501292

Open every Tuesday and Friday as a 'warm space' from 10.30am - 2.30pm

A quiet space to sit - free drinks and snacks, newspapers to read, books to borrow and a conversation if that's what you would like. Always a warm welcome.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Toys for children
  • Refreshments available
    • free hot drinks, cold drinks, and snacks available - all at no cost
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Newspapers / magazines

 

Swansea Indoor Market

City Centre SA1 3PQ

www.swanseaindoormarket.co.uk/

darren.cox@swansea.gov.uk
07340 324 538

8.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Saturday. 

In the centre of the market is the Market Garden which provides a safe, inclusive and warm area for people to sit and enjoy produce from the market, or to simply sit and enjoy the surroundings. The garden also hosts regular free events.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Toys for children
  • Drinking water available
  • A seating area with tables and comfortable chairs
  • A sink area with baby bottle warming equipment
  • Regular free events and performances
  • Monthly Vegan Market
  • A place to watch the world go by in a safe, inclusive, warm and welcoming atmosphere

 

Swansea MAD

216 High Street, City Centre SA1 1PE

www.swanseamad.com/
https://twitter.com/swanseamad
www.facebook.com/SwanseaMAD
www.instagram.com/swanseamad/
www.linkedin.com/company/swansea-mad

geraint@madswansea.com
01792 648420

Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Swansea MAD works for a fair world, in which people can be themselves and thrive! We are a grassroots, anti-poverty, anti-racist, pro-equality, inclusive youth and community charity, intolerant of discrimination and injustice. We provide an inclusive safe space for people to access advocacy, creative arts, digital technology, education, employability support, training, campaigning activities and projects to bring fairness and belonging. 

Free light bulbs and draught excluders available.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Refreshments available
    • free hot drinks, soft drinks, snacks and refreshments (including soup, sandwiches, toast and fresh fruit) 
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • employability support, financial information/support, energy information/support, digital access/inclusion 
  • Toiletries available
  • Access to SIM cards/data

 

Swansea Museum

Victoria Road SA1 1SN

www.swanseamuseum.co.uk
www.facebook.com/swanseamuseum
https://twitter.com/swanseamuseum

swansea.museum@swansea.gov.uk
01792 653763

Tuesday to Sunday: 10.00am - 4.30pm (last entry 4.00pm)

Swansea Museum is a treasure house of collections from Swansea's past as well as from around the world.  Come in and have a browse of our permanent and temporary exhibitions.

  • Free wifi
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Outdoor space
  • Free period products
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • our friendly and helpful staff will do our best to answer any questions you have about our collection and the local area - whether historical or just for directions
  • Free entry to exhibitions as well as free events and activities

 

Swansea Veterans Hub

St Helens Ground, Bryn Road, Brynmill SA2 0AR

www.swanseaveteranshub.org.uk/our-services
Facebook Swansea Veterans Hub
Twitter @swanseaveterans
Instagram Swansea_veterans_hub

info@swanseaveteranshub.org.uk
07916 227 411 / 07894 417 590

Open every Saturday 10.00am - 12.00pm, Tuesday 10.00am - 1.00pm, for breakfast (Saturdays), snacks, tea and coffee sessions. Support is available. 

A very friendly welcome to a large room with a beautiful view of Swansea Bay.

Our drop in hub holds coffee mornings where vulnerable veterans and safe, warm, space attendees can come together in a non-threatening, comfortable environment, allowing our specialist volunteers to identify those most at risk, offer them wellbeing strategies, and signpost them to alternative therapies and treatments.

  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • free tea and coffee available, breakfast on Saturdays
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Television
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • Swansea Veterans' Hub (SVH) is a CIC formed 24 August 2021.  The hub operates in partnership with several local organisations to provide mental health and wellbeing support and signposting for veterans, their families and safe, warm space attendees.

 

The Hill Community Development Trust

The Phoenix Centre, Powys Avenue SA1 6PH

www.thephoenixonthehill.com
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhoenixOnTheHill

manager@hcdt.co.uk
01792 479800

Wednesday 5.00pm - 7.00pm

A warm friendly space with a free hot drink and a hot meal. Volunteers available to have a chat.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Games / board games
  • Outdoor space
  • Refreshments available
    • tea, coffee and hot chocolate
    • hot meal
  • Drinking water available
  • Food bank / food share
    • the community shop is open between 10.00am and 1.00pm on a Wednesday and then reopens between 5.00pm and 7.00pm.
  • Free period products
  • Newspapers / magazines
  • Television
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • volunteers are part of the Local People Project steering group with a lot of knowledge of services offered locally. We also work closely with Communities for Work and The Environment Centre

 

The Salvation Army

40 Richardson Street, Sandfields SA1 3TE

Facebook - Swansea Citadel Salvation Army

swansea@salvationarmy.org.uk
01792 645636

Wednesday from 11.30am to 1.30pm

Friendship Cafe Warm Space - come along for a short time or for the whole time. Warm and friendly atmosphere.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Games / board games / jigsaws
  • Refreshments available
    • choice of 2 soups
    • toast, crumpets, various homemade cakes
    • tea and coffee
  • Drinking water available

 

The Swansea Wellbeing Centre

1 Ty Sivertsen, Walter Road (entrance on Burman Street) SA1 5PQ

https://www.wellbeingswansea.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/TheSwanseaWellbeingCentre/
https://www.instagram.com/wellbeingswansea/

centre@wellbeingswansea.co.uk
01792 732071

Thursday, 2.00pm - 3.00pm: Community Art Club
Come and join this fun and friendly art workshop, you don't need to have any skills or experience but you will still produce something which you will love to treasure or give as a gift. Free, drop in. Contact Weixin for more info weixin@chineseinwales.org.uk

Sunday, 1.00pm - 3.00pm: Yoga for over 50s
Yoga classes for over 50s, limited spaces, booking essential. Please Tracy to book 07817 302473.

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Refreshments available
    • free or donation
  • Drinking water available
  • Visitors welcome to bring own food / drinks
  • Free period products
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • centre offers free men / women support groups, walking groups, community yoga classes etc.

 

Townhill Library

The Phoenix Centre, Paradise Park, Powys Avenue, Townhill SA1 6PH

www.swansea.gov.uk/townhilllibrary
01792 512370

Monday: 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 12.00pm

  • Free wifi
  • Free charging points for phones or other devices
  • Free use of computers / devices
  • Accessible entrance / venue
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Car parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Children's play area
  • Outdoor space
  • Book borrowing / book swap
  • Advice, information and signposting
    • we can offer advice on reading materials for business or pleasure and we can signpost to the relevant department for council queries
  • Free period products
  • Free events at Townhill Library

       

      YMCA Swansea

      1 The Kingsway, City Centre SA1 5JQ

      www.ymcaswansea.org.uk

      info@ymcaswansea.org.uk
      01792 652032

      Tuesdays 1.00pm - 2.00pm

      Gentle Chair Yoga: 
      Yoga moves with Gerry. Maintains mobility, improves balance, reduces stress, safe for all conditions, gets you healthier, increases strength. For ages 25-100+
      Join us for a cuppa and a chat afterwards. Free but suggested donation of £2.50 if you are able. Please ring to book your place.

      • Free wifi
      • Accessible entrance / venue
      • Toilets
      • Refreshments available
        • tea and coffee
      • Free period products

      Swansea Council provides the information listed in the 'Swansea Spaces' directory for information purposes only, to inform the public of spaces that are open this winter. Whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, Swansea Council makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information on this directory, goods or services at the 'Swansea Spaces'. Attendance at any 'Swansea Spaces' that are managed or operated by any other organisation is strictly at your own risk.

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