Monday, 6 February 2017

76m2 & how to find us


before our Saturday's opening of Celia Jackson's "Full Fathom Five", here's some practical info on how to find us.

The gallery is located on Commercial St in the centre of Pontypool, and will be open 5 days a week, 11-6.

opening times

Sunday      Closed
Monday     Closed
Tuesday           11am - 6pm
Wednesday      11am - 6pm
Thursday          11am - 6pm
Friday              11am - 6pm
Saturday          11am - 6pm


Portland Buildings
Commercial Street

getting to the gallery

by train: the nearest train station is Pontypool & New Inn, which is about a 20-minute (through the park) walk from the gallery, there are buses to and from town about every 10 minutes. It takes about 30 minutes from Cardiff Central. you may have to change at Newport for some services. There is also a direct train from Newport.

by bus: the nearest stop is Town Hall (Clarence Street). You can reach us by bus from Cardiff, Newport, Abergavenny, Blackwood, Brynmawr, Blaenavon, & Cwmbran with one or no changes.

Train  and bus times and changes can be found on Traveline Cymru

by car: the nearest free car park is behind the Civic Centre (off Glantorfaen Rd), just 2 minutes away from the gallery. Walking from the car park - just head for the town centre, or back towards the Pearl Assurance building and turn left.

If you're travelling east from:

Swansea/Cardiff/Newport area - take the M4 towards London, exit at junction 26 on the A4051 towards Cwmbran and then follow the signs to Pontypool.

Newport area - follow the A4042 to Pontypool (or if heading from north west Newport take the M4 west and exit 25A and follow the signs to Cwmbran/Pontypool).

Travelling south-east from:

Neath, Merthyr Tydfil (or alt Brecon) - take the A465 (Heads of the Valleys), towards Abergavenny and exit in Brynmwar. You can either then go via Crumlin (A467 change to A472 at Crumlin lights), or if you're feeling more adventurous via Blaenavon (take the B4246 and change in Blaenavon to A4043)

Travelling south from:

Abergavenny area or Brecon (A40 to Abergavenny) - follow the A4042 towards Cwmbran and exit on the A472 towards Pontypool.

If you're travelling from further west, you can take the M4 and exit at 25A & follow the signs to Cwmbran/Pontypool.

If you are travelling with a SatNav or want more detailed instructions from a Maps App, our postcode is NP4 6JS.

The Gallery is located on Commercial Street just before the pedestrianised area, opposite Folly Vets and between Torfaen Voluntary Alliance and Skin & Ink Tattoo.

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