Have you got any old photos or stories of Ysgol Bodlondeb?

  Posted: 23.02.21 at 10:16 by The Editor

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Conwy Culture Centre opened in the autumn of 2019 and features an art space, a café and library.

But the land near Bodlondeb Park was previously the home of Ysgol Bodlondeb, a school many in the town remember fondly.

When the land was gifted to the council by Albert Wood, a man from a wealthy shipbuilding family, the school was built in 1897, originally opening as a girls’ school. In 1927 the school became an infant school.

Sadly Ysgol Bodlondeb closed in 1998 after Ysgol Porth y Felin was built in nearby Gyffin, and the Victorian school was used for years as a youth club and community rooms. The old school was demolished in 2018, to make room for the Conwy Culture Centre.

You can read more on the History Points website here

Conwy Nub News would like to thank the History Points website for the information. The photo, courtesy of Conwy Archive Service, shows pupils and staff in the 1950s.

Did you attend Ysgol Bodlondeb? Have you got any old photos and stories you’d like to share? Email them to [email protected]

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