Bridgend Floods of 1960

During the first few days of December, 1960, Bridgend was hit by "devastating flooding". Flooding in Bridgend Town Centre was quite a regular occurrence until the erection of the flood barriers. What makes this one different is that on the 4th of December 1960, The River Ogmore burst its banks in a few places. (more information)

Below are a selection of photographs that document the event!

Caroline Street

Elder Street

Dunraven Place

The Cenotaph

Dunraven Place

Dunraven Place

Caroline Street


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