1986 Pembrey Memorial Hall

 The Pembrey War Memorial Hall and     
 Institute was opened in 1933. From    
 1919-1933 various events were held to 
 raise money-£1,700 was contribued     
 towards the total cost of £5,000. The 
 remainder was provided by the Miners' 
 Welfare Fund. The Memorial Hall from  
 1933_1969 became the cultural,leisure 
 and entertainment centre of the       
 Pembrey area. It was commandeered by  
 the army during the 1939-1945 war.    
    On January 1st, 1970 the building  
 and surrounding 3 acres of land were  
 given by deed of gift to the          
 Camarthenshire Education Committee.   
    Today, 1985, it is called the      
 Community Centre and is again the     
 centre for leisure activities in      
 Pembrey. Adult classes, Youth         
 Club, Gardening Club, Young Farmers,  
 Guides,Brownies,Over 60's, Libraries, 
 are some of the classes held there.   
 

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