Neath Port Talbot is well-connected to do business in both the key UK and international markets. Its location, just minutes from the M4, provides a direct link to London and South East England, while the A465 Heads of the Valleys road provides an efficient route to the Midlands and the North via the M50, M5 and M6.
The borough is served by 2 railway stations both are on the main line to London Paddington, offering fast, regular services to England’s capital and beyond.
Cardiff Airport, only a 40-minute drive away, offers direct flights to more than 50 destinations and over 900 connections through the major hubs of Amsterdam Schiphol (via KLM) and Doha (via Qatar Airways). Bristol Airport offers direct scheduled services to a number of UK and international destinations and London Heathrow, the UK’s principal airport, is around a 2½-hour drive away.
For moving large or heavy freight, Port Talbot Tidal Harbour offers the deepest berthing facilities in the Severn Estuary and is capable of handling cape-sized vessels of up to 170,000 dwt. The inner dock area can accommodate smaller heavy-lift, project and general cargo vessels.
For moving smaller freight, the Port of Neath (51’ 38. 96N – 003’ 50. 92W) is capable of handling vessels of up to 6000 dwt. The main commodities traded are, steel, scrap, sand & gravel, coal, waste produce, containers and general cargo. For more information, please visit www.neathport.com
|TRAVEL TIMES (ROAD)|
|Cardiff Airport||45 minutes|
|Bristol||1 hour 15 minutes|
|Bristol Airport||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Birmingham||2 hours 40 minutes|
|London Heathrow Airport||2 hours 45 minutes|
|London||3 hours 20 minutes|
|Manchester||3 hours 55 minutes|
|TRAVEL TIMES (RAIL)|
|Cardiff Central||35 minutes|
|Bristol Parkway||1 hour 10 minutes|
|London Paddington||2 hours 30 minutes|