Collieries after Nationalisation in 1947

Dates in brackets indicate the date that the colliery merged with another
Name Opened Closed (Merged)
Aberbaiden 1905 January 1959
Bryn Navigation 1904 June 1963
Caerau 1889 August 1977
Coegnant 1882 November 1981
Cynon 1935 1948
Duffryn Rhondda 1903 November 1966
Garth Tonmawr 1947 June 1964
Glenhafod 1920 November 1958
Maesteg Deep 1880 1950
Nantewlaeth 1915 November 1948
Newlands 1918 March 1968
Oaklands 1947 August 1953
Pentre 1908 January 1959
St John’s 1908 November 1985
Tytalwyn Drift 1910 January 1949

Collieries that closed before 1947

Also includes some collieries to the west of this area

Argoed Colliery Pontrhydyfen
Avon Hill / Treshenkin Collieres Abergwynfi
Baglan Park & Swan Collieries Port Talbot
Bettws – small collieries around Bettws, Bridgend
Bettws Llantwit Colliery Tondu, Bridgend
Blaencorrwg Colliery Glyncorrwg
Blaenmawr Colliery Tonmawr, Cwmafan
Bryn Colliery Cwmavon
Bryncethin Colliery Tondu, Bridgend
Brynddu Colliery Kenfig Hill
Brynmenin Colliery Tondu, Bridgend aka Coytrahen Park Colliery
Brynwith Colliery Bryncethin, Bridgend
Bwllch Colliery Cwmavon
Cefn Slip Colliery Tondu, Bridgend
Corrwg Merthyr Colliery Cymmer
Corrwg Rhondda Colliery Blaengwynfi
Corrwg Vale Colliery Cymmer
Coytrahen Park Colliery Tondu, Bridgend aka Brynmenin Colliery
Craigavon Colliery Aberavon
Cribbwr Fawr & Cribbwr Main Collieries near Bridgend
Cwm Duffryn Colliery Aberavon
Cwmavon Colliery Port Talbot
Cwmmawr Colliery Cwmavon
Cymmer Colliery Glyncorrwg
Glenavon Colliery Cymmer
Glyncymmer Colliery Cymmer
Graiglyn Colliery Cwmavon
Hillside Colliery Pontrhydyfen
Llwynyffynnon Colliery Glyncorrwg
Maesmelyn Colliery Cwmavon
Marine Colliery Cwmavon
North End Colliery Tonmawr
Oakwood Colliery Pontrhydyfen
Penhydd Colliery Pontrhydyfen
Raglan Colliery, Heol Laethog & Vale Collieries Heol-y-Cyw
Tewgoed Colliery Pontyrhydyfen
Ton Phillip Colliery Tondu, Bridgend.
Tondu Colliery Tondu, Bridgend
Tondu – small collieries around Tondu, Bridgend
Tor-y-Mynydd Colliery Baglan, Port Talbot
Tyn-Y-Waun Colliery Tondu, Bridgend.
Vernavon Colliery Pontrhydyfen
West End Colliery Cymmer
Ynisawdre Colliery Tondu, Bridgend.
Ynyscorrwg Colliery Glyncorrwg

Small Collieries of the Afan Valley worked under NCB licence
Small Collieries in the Afan Valley and surrounding areas

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