Swansea
in City and County of Swansea of Wales, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.621 and -3.943 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 37' 14" and W -3° 56' 35"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:01 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 8:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Swansea

Swansea in City and County of Swansea (Wales) with it's 300,352 citizens is a city in United Kingdom about 164 mi (or 264 km) west of London, the country's capital city.

Local time in Swansea is now 01:01 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Swansea, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Swansea Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in a distance of 45 mi (or 73 km), East. Also, if you like golfing, there are a few options in driving distance. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Landore, Morriston, Clydach, Bishopston and Pennard. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 60 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 1003.5 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 10% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

15°C (59 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

15°C (59 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

16°C (60 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Dragon Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
The Kingsway 39
SA1 5LS Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Morgans Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Somerset Place
SA1 1RR Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cafe Valance Bar & Rooms

Address
4,0 mi
50 Newton Road
SA3 4BQ Mumbles,Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Swansea Marriott Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Maritime Quarter
SA1 3SS Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Towers Hotel and Spa

Address
3,5 mi
Ashleigh Terrace
SA10 6JL Jersey Marine,Neath
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Ivey Place
SA1 1NX Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


White House Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
4 Nyanza Terrace
SA1 4QQ Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Dolphin SA1 Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Whitehalls
SA1 3AB Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Alexander Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
3 Sketty Road
SA2 0EU Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mercure Swansea

Address
2,5 mi
Phoenix Way
SA7 9EG Swansea
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Soccer AM Away Days - Swansea

Published: December 15, 2014
Length: 12:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: robosheauk

Frankie Fryer checks out all the sights for a Swansea Away Day.


Hendrefoelan Student Village #hsv @swanseauni

Published: June 25, 2014
Length: 10:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SUResidential


Valentine's Day: Swansea Bay

Published: August 23, 2013
Length: 23:49 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Visit Swansea Bay

http://www.visitswanseabay.com - get away on a romantic break in our neck of the UK, where moments last forever. Make the weekend last a lifetime, Visit Swansea Bay.


Accountants Swansea - David Wright Accountants Limited

Published: January 28, 2013
Length: 35:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steve Dwal

Accountants Swansea Contact David Wright Accountants at 01656 646444 or visit http://www.dwal.co.uk/a_to_z_of_services/ for a free initial meeting. At David Wright Accountants we strive to...


Swansea's Christmas Parade 2014

Published: November 16, 2014
Length: 54:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Miles Edwards

Just a video of this year's parade. Shot from my kitchen overlooking the top of Wind Street and Castle Gardens.


swansea City vs Liverpool Highlights 16 9 2013)

Published: September 17, 2013
Length: 59:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: emmy agi


Visit Swansea

Published: January 27, 2014
Length: 26:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Chris Day

Catching Sunny Swansea, Runner up to Hull for City of Culture. "They say in Swansea if you don't like the weather wait twenty minutes. because thats how often the trains leave. Swansea...


Activity holidays UK - an adventure in Swansea Bay

Published: August 23, 2013
Length: 22:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Visit Swansea Bay

http://www.visitswanseabay.com - start your adventure with an activity holiday in the UK. Make the weekend last a lifetime, Visit Swansea Bay.


FC St.Gallen Fans in Swansea

Published: October 26, 2013
Length: 52:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: faraw4y

Marsch zum Liberty Stadium, 03.10.2013.


Swansea Museum Ghost Hunt 11th July 2015 8pm 4am

Published: February 03, 2015
Length: 00:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Deadlivee

Join us for more history and horror on Swansea Museum Ghost Hunt, 11th July 2015, 8pm 4am Places £40 each which includes Hot & Cold Drinks and Snacks. Swansea Museum, Victoria Rd, ...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Swansea Castle

Swansea Castle was founded by Henry de Beaumont in 1106 as the caput of the lordship of Gower, in Swansea, Wales.

Located at 51.6203, -3.9412 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Swansea, Defunct prisons in Swansea, Grade I listed buildings in Swansea, Castle ruins in Wales

Swansea railway station

Swansea railway station is one of four in the City and County of Swansea, and is the fourth busiest in Wales after Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Newport.

Located at 51.6253, -3.9409 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Swansea, Former Great Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1850, South Wales Main Line, Railway stations served by Arriva Trains Wales, Railway stations served by First Great Western, DfT Category C1 stations, British Transport Police stations

National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea or NWMS (Welsh: Amgueddfa genedlaethol y glannau) is a museum situated in Swansea, Wales, forming part of the National Museum Wales. It is an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Located at 51.6164, -3.93861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National museums of Wales, Museums in Swansea, Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Education in Swansea, History of Swansea, European Route of Industrial Heritage Anchor Points, Buildings and structures completed in 2005, Maritime museums in Wales, Industry museums in Wales, Science museums in the United Kingdom, Museums established in 2005

Maritime Quarter

The Maritime Quarter, or Swansea Marina, is a residential area of Swansea, Wales, UK located immediately south of the city centre shopping core. It falls within Swansea's Castle ward. The area is bounded by Brynmill to the west, Swansea Bay to the South, the River Tawe to the east and the A4067 to the north.

Located at 51.6154, -3.9386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Swansea, Redeveloped ports and waterfronts in the United Kingdom, Swansea Bay

Swansea Marina

Swansea Marina is a marina located behind the Swansea barrage at the mouth of the River Tawe in Swansea, south Wales. Swansea Marina was awarded blue flag status in June 2005http://wales. gov. uk/news/archivepress/environmentpress/enviropress2005/707946/?lang=en and has been awarded five gold anchors by the Yacht Harbour Association. http://www. ewpdev. com/ami/news2.

Located at 51.6158, -3.93833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Swansea, Marinas in Wales, Buildings and structures in Swansea, Swansea Bay, Visitor attractions in Swansea

LC, Swansea

The LC is a leisure centre located in the city centre of Swansea, Wales, UK. Originally Swansea Leisure Centre, the rebranded facility re-opened to the public on 1 March 2008 after a £32 million makeover. The LC's exterior has been revitalised by replacing the old concrete panels with clear glass, translucent glazing and timber panelling.

Located at 51.6169, -3.94056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sports venues in Swansea, Visitor attractions in Swansea, Swimming venues in Wales, Buildings and structures in Swansea

Swansea Museum

The Swansea Museum in Swansea, Wales, UK is the oldest museum in Wales. The building was built for the Royal Institution of South Wales in 1841 in the neo-classical style.

Located at 51.6178, -3.9381 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Swansea, Museums in Swansea, Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Infrastructure completed in 1841, Transport museums in Wales, Local museums in Wales, Maritime museums in Wales, Tram transport in Wales, Railway museums in Wales

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is a public art gallery in Britain. It is the public art gallery of the City and County of Swansea, in South Wales. The gallery is situated in Alexandra Road, near Swansea railway station, opposite the old Swansea Central Library.

Located at 51.6239, -3.94444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Swansea, Organisations based in Swansea, Art museums and galleries in Wales, Buildings and structures completed in 1911, Art museums established in 1911, 1911 establishments in Wales

Swansea Market

Swansea Market situated in the heart of Swansea city centre is the largest indoor market in Wales. The market is covered by a steel arched portal frame roof clad in steel and glass. The current market was built in 1959-1960 by Percy Edwards. It is the fourth market to be built at the site in 200 years. The previous market on this site had existed since 1894 and was destroyed during bombing raids during World War II. The site has been used as a market since the Middle Ages.

Located at 51.618, -3.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Swansea, Retail markets in Wales, Shopping in Swansea, Buildings and structures completed in 1960

Quadrant Shopping Centre

The Quadrant Shopping Centre is the principal under-cover shopping centre in Swansea, Wales. The centre opened in 1979. Since the 1980s it has been home to the Swansea Devil, a controversial carved wooden statue of the Devil. The centre and surrounding areas are owned by the City and County of Swansea council.

Located at 51.618, -3.945 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Swansea, Shopping in Swansea, Buildings and structures completed in 1979

Swansea bus station

Swansea bus station, or Swansea city bus station, is a bus station serving Swansea, Wales. It lies immediately to the west of the Quadrant Shopping Centre. The bus station also has a taxi rank to the south. The station has 20 stands for local bus services with 3 stands for national coach services.

Located at 51.6168, -3.94586 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Swansea, Buildings and structures in Swansea, Bus stations in Wales

St Mary's Church, Swansea

St Mary's Collegiate and Parish Church is an Anglican Church in the centre of Swansea, Wales, UK. There was a church on the site of St Mary's since circa 1328, erected by Henry de Gower, Bishop of Saint David's. One Sunday morning, in 1739, the roof of the nave collapsed into the church. Fortunately this was before the waiting congregation entered the building. The whole structure was re-built apart from the tower. 1822 saw the church being lit by gas for the first time with thirty six lamps.

Located at 51.619, -3.943 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Anglican churches in Wales, Churches in Swansea, History of Swansea, Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Grade II listed churches

Old Swansea Central Library

The old Swansea Central Library in Swansea in Britain was a public lending and reference library located in Alexandra Road, in the Swansea city centre. The old library building is now occupied by Swansea Metropolitan University's Welsh School of Architectural Glass.

Located at 51.6236, -3.94389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Library buildings completed in 1887, Former library buildings of the United Kingdom, Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Swansea Metropolitan University

The Tower, Meridian Quay

The Tower, Meridian Quay is the tallest building in Wales standing at 107m (351ft). The tower has 29 storeys, double the number of the previous tallest building in Swansea, the BT Tower. Most of the tower houses residential apartments. The ground floor features a concierge desk which is manned 24 hours a day, whilst the top three floors consist of the Grape and Olive restaurant run by the Cardiff brewery SA Brains. This was opened following the unsuccessful 290 cover Pentouse restaurant.

Located at 51.6139, -3.94318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Swansea, Swansea Bay, Towers in Wales, Skyscrapers in Wales, Residential skyscrapers in Wales, Skyscrapers between 100 and 149 meters

Plantasia

The Plantasia is a large public hothouse, located in the Parc Tawe retail park, Swansea, Wales that opened in 1990.

Located at 51.6217, -3.93861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Greenhouses, Gardens in Wales, Visitor attractions in Swansea, Zoos in Wales, Insectariums

St. David's Shopping Centre (Swansea)

This article is about the shopping centre in Swansea. For the shopping centre of the same name in Cardiff, see St. David's (Cardiff) St. David's Shopping Centre is a shopping complex in Swansea, south Wales. The complex is located adjacent to the Quadrant Shopping Centre and opposite St Mary's Church. Completed in 1982, the complex has thus far been fairly unsuccessful, in terms of filling its outlet spaces and retaining customers.

Located at 51.618, -3.943 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shopping in Swansea, Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Swansea

Parc Tawe

Parc Tawe is a retail park and leisure area in Swansea, Wales. It is located in the eastern area of the city centre on the west bank of the River Tawe in the Lower Swansea valley. The area includes "out-of-town" style stores with car parks located outside the shopping area. A highly visible building in the area is the Plantasia - a large triangular tropical plant house. Entertainment in the area include a 10 screen Odeon cinema and a ten pin bowling alley.

Located at 51.6217, -3.93917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shopping in Swansea, Buildings and structures in Swansea, Retail parks in the United Kingdom

Palace Theatre, Swansea

The Palace Theatre is a building located at the northern end of High Street, Swansea, Wales, recognisable for its distinctive wedge shape. Originally built in 1888 as a traditional music hall, the building's original name was 'The Pavilion'. During its lifetime, the building has been used as a bingo hall as well as a nightclub. The Grade II Listed building is one of just two purpose-built music halls left standing in the whole of the UK.

Located at 51.6275, -3.94111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Music venues completed in 1888

Castle Cinema

The Castle Cinema is a former cinema building located adjacent to the grounds of Swansea Castle in Swansea, south Wales. According to Kinematograph year book of 1914 the Castle opened in October 1913. It was the only building left standing in Swansea's Castle Street vicinity after the Nazi German Luftwaffe bombing raids during the Second World War. It is a grade II listed structure. In 1963 the Castle Cinema changed its manager (Mr.

Located at 51.6208, -3.94139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Former cinemas

Swansea Central police station

Swansea Central police station is a 21st-century-designed building, located on the former Swansea Fire Station site in Alexandra Road, near Swansea Magistrates Court, Swansea. The police station is the area headquarters for the Western Division of South Wales Police.

Located at 51.622, -3.946 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade II listed buildings in Swansea, Grade II listed government buildings, Police stations in Wales

Weaver building

The Weaver building was a flour mill and corn storage building in the North Dock of Swansea, Wales. The structure was built by French engineer Francois Hennebique in 1897 and was the first reinforced concrete building in Europe. The Weaver building survived World War II bombings in 1941, but was demolished in 1984 to make way for a new Sainsbury's superstore that now stands on the site.

Located at 51.62, -3.938 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Industrial buildings completed in 1897, Buildings and structures demolished in 1984, Buildings and structures in Swansea, Demolished buildings and structures in Wales

BT Tower (Swansea)

The BT Tower is located near Swansea Castle and is the second tallest building in Swansea after The Tower, Meridian Quay. It has 13 floors and is 63m/206.64 ft high. Completed in 1970, it is used as an office building for BT Group plc, its original developer.

Located at 51.6206, -3.94028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Swansea, British Telecom buildings and structures, Towers in Wales, Skyscrapers in Wales

Environment Centre (Swansea)

The Environment Centre in Swansea, Wales, is an independent charity organisation for environmental information, education and activity. Environment Centre may also refer to the building the charity is located in. The Environment Centre's aims are to raise people's awareness of environmental issues, to increase the participation in environmental projects and to work towards a more sustainable future. It promotes, for example, the concept of the three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle).

Located at 51.6185, -3.93637 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Organisations based in Swansea, Charities based in Wales, Buildings and structures in Swansea, Environmental education, Environmental organisations based in the United Kingdom, Environmental charities based in the United Kingdom, Education in Swansea, Organizations established in 1994, 1994 establishments in Wales

Dylan Thomas Theatre

The Dylan Thomas Theatre is a theatre based in the Maritime Quarter, in the centre of the city of Swansea in Wales. The theatre officially opened under its present name in 1983, but was home to the Swansea Little Theatre from 1979.

Located at 51.6169, -3.93722 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Swansea, Media and culture in Swansea, Theatres in Wales

Swansea Victoria railway station

Swansea Victoria is a former railway station in Swansea, south Wales. It closed in 1964 under the Beeching Axe.

Located at 51.6174, -3.9397 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Swansea, Railway stations closed in 1964, Railway stations opened in 1867

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18 Aug
2019

The Swansea Blogger Collective
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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Meet Alis Hawkins!
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Community Facilitator Course
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Med Gases With Igel Bolt On
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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19 Aug
2019

The Go Girl Academy Comes To Swansea Summer Camp August 19th - Aug 21th For Girls 9-15. As Seen On ITV
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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20 Aug
2019

Swansea: The Science Behind Why People REALLY Buy [FREE ONLINE B2B SALES TRAINING]
Starting at: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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21 Aug
2019

Swansea Careers Fair
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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August Is For Authors: Kate Hamer
Starting at: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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22 Aug
2019

Evening Talk With Gerald Gabb - 'Swansea Before Nostalgia'
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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Speed Dating In Swansea
Starting at: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Speed Dating In Swansea For 20s & 30s
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23 Aug
2019

Bunkfest 2019
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Cancel The Tranmission
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LAVIDA FRIDAYS
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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24 Aug
2019

Anarchy - Emo & Alternative Club Night
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Abertawe, سوانزي, Suonsi, Суонзи, Swansea, Σουόνσι, سوانزی, סוונסי, स्वान्ज़ी, Սուոնսի, SWS, スウォンジ, スウæォンジ, 스완지, Svonsis, स्वॉन्झी, سوانسی, Суонси, Свонзи, สวอนซี, Свонсі, 斯旺西