MAJOR BID TO BOOST TOURISM
PLANS to give the Neath Valley a major tourism boost have been revealed.
Regeneration chiefs have come up with a blueprint which would see Glynneath capture some of the money available from tourists visiting the nearby Brecon Beacons and Waterfall Country.
Council strategic development manager Andrew Collins said: "We forget that Glynneath is right at the foot of the Brecon Beacons and the gateway to Waterfall Country.
"The Neath Valley has more waterfalls per square metre that anywhere else in Europe.
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"We would like to take advantage of that if we can, and hopefully Glynneath will feel the benefit."
Included in the masterplan are physical improvements to the town centre, to make it more pedestrian-friendly and create an attractive and vibrant environment and a hub for visitors
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