An examination of the early residential area of the town together with the history of the inner and outer docks, the Eastern Prom, the Jennings Warehouse and Cosy Corner. Visit: Opening Pages / Full Report
Stage 11 Part A - Health and Leisure
'A summary of Porthcawl's origins and early development as a seaside resort plus an examination of the importance of well-being and health, leisure and recreation vis-à-vis the town's western environs.
Stage 11 Part B - Old Porthcawl, Trade and Commerce
An examination of the affects of the closure of the Porthcawl docks and the expansion of 'Old Porthcawl'. It looks at the influences of increased leisure time, population growth and visitor numbers and how these effected the local economy.