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Welsh Area Fire Engine Restoration Society (WAFERS)

Tel: 01639 635761 or 01792 813770


Visitor Comments & Feedback
We would like to thank all our visitors and guests who have taken the time to write in our Visitors Book. Here is just a selection of their comments.

"A lot of blood, sweat and tears has put this (Museum) together.  Good luck in the future chaps. Wonderful antiques! Many thanks"  Paul Martin, BBC Flog It!, Bristol

Old photograph circa 1890s
Photograph of fireman circa 1890s

"What a fantastic collection - worthy of a permanent home for all to see and appreciate. Keep up the good work" Hywel James, ITV Wales' Grassroots programme

"A fascinating and eye catching treasure chest of surprises and memories.  The passion and dedication of those involved in the upkeep and restoration of fire service history is an inspiration.  Congratulations - keep up the good work"  Peter Skilton, Avon Fire & Rescue Service

"Great display of fire history!"  Skewen Cubs & Scouts

"Wonderful restoration work, fun and interesting to see.  Would be excellent to see a permanent fixture in Port Talbot. Our 3 year old son was thrilled to visit and will definitely return! Thank you!" Laura, Lee & Jordon McPherson

Fireman badges display
Display of memorabilia and badges

"I am a fire fighter visiting from Ireland it is great to see all the equipment from the past.  An excellent Museum with much detail, dedicated and time gone into it.  Well done!" John & Breda Kavanagh, Ireland

"Thanks for an interesting visit, a credit to the Fire Service history"  K. Mills, Scotland

"It has been a pleasure looking around.  We have learnt so much information about the engines and history.  My son is working on a World War 2 project and it has been excellent to view items in the museum.  Thank you very much for making our day and putting the finishing touches on the project"  H. Lapham

Manual fire pump
18th century manual fire pump

"Very useful display and the staff are very helpful. Many thanks"  Bill Hardiman

"Gwaith Arbenning!"  Mel Williams 

Neath Christmas Parade 2008
Ellieah Broad rides in our 1970 Bedford TK appliance at the Neath Christmas Parade

"A most impressive collection.  It does you all proud"  Jill & Ken Davies

"Thank you for showing me around.  I really hope you find funding - its a wonderful collection - like stepping back in time!"  Caroline Bennett

"Thanks for the ride in the fire engine!"  Ellieah Broad aged 4 (photographed)

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