Local services in Swansea
Swansea is a beautiful coastal city with lots of beaches, castles, and different walks. It is also a very safe city and has been awarded a Purple Flag to reflect this.
There is plenty of shopping available in the City Centre, and Swansea is also a short journey away from the Welsh Capital Cardiff which has lots of shops and restaurants.
Swansea Airport is one of the country's three Wales Air Ambulance bases, the others being Welshpool and Caernarfon.
Local public healthcare services are operated by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, who operate two hospitals in Swansea, Singleton Hospital and Morriston Hospital; the latter provides Accident and Emergency services. Singleton Hospital has one of Wales's three radiotherapy departments.
Waste management services are coordinated by the local council, which deals with refuse collection and recycling and operates five civic amenity sites. The electricity Distribution Network Operator supplying Swansea is Western Power Distribution. Welsh Water provides drinking water supply and wastewater services to Swansea. There is a water treatment works at Crymlyn Burrows. Reservoirs which supply Swansea include the Cray reservoir and the Lliw Reservoirs, which are operated by Welsh Water. The Local Gas Distribution company is Wales and West Utilities.