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For Sale : Former St Tydfil's Church | Former St Tydfil's Church, Bryn Eglwys, Port Talbot, SA13 2RQ

Size: 145.23 m2 (1563 ft2)|Price: £80,000

Property Details


The subject property is situated in Bryn, Port Talbot accessed from Varteg Row. Just a short distance from the B4282 which leads to Maesteg to the East and Port Talbot to the South West. Approximately 4.5 miles to junction 40 of the M4.


The property was first built as a church hall used to service the original church, which stood adjacent. It was then used as a church itself up until 2018. The property is not listed.

The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance lobby, leading to the main hall. There is a raised timer stage to the rear of the main hall. There is also a kitchen and WC. The site has mains gas, electric and water.

The building occupies a spacious plot which may have potential for development subject to planning approval

The land has no visible graves which will be beneficial where development is sought.

The property currently falls within planning use D1 of the Use Classes Order. Alternative uses may be possible subject to planning permission. Prospective purchasers must make their own enquiries with the local planning authority if they wish to consider any changes to the use of the building.




Church (GIA)




The property is available freehold with vacant possession.



01792 479845          01792 479841

nick@rj-cs.co.uk     adam@rj-cs.co.uk 


As a registered charity (registered charity number: 1142813) our client is required to obtain best value in all disposals of property in line with the provisions of the Charities Act 2011 and to ensure that terms are endorsed by a chartered surveyor as being in accordance with the Act. The quoted asking price is a guide and interested parties should submit the best offer they are prepared to make.  In accordance with our client's charitable status, the property may remain on the open market until exchange of contracts; our clients reserve the right to consider any other offer which is forthcoming.

Freehold Sale of Former St Tydfil's Church, Port Talbot – Purchaser’s Covenants

The property shown edged red on Plan A must not be used for:

  • Manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol.
  • Religious use.
  • Immoral, sacrilegious, offensive or noisy purposes; use for the occult or psychic mediums; use as a club or any use which may cause nuisance or annoyance to the vendor; weddings.
  • The property must cease to be called St Tydfil’s Church and must not be called by any name that is associated with its use   as a church or the dedication ‘Tydfil’.

  The purchaser must agree:

  • To give the vendor notice of any proposals to remove any stained glass, wall memorials or plaques from the property. The   items must be offered to the vendor who must be given three months from the date of removal to respond and collect the   items.
  • To accept responsibility, as detailed in clause B3 of the conveyance dated 13 March 2001, for making a contribution of 25% towards the cost of the access drive coloured yellow and cross hatched black on Plan B below.  The vendor agrees to enter   into an indemnity agreement with the purchaser to indemnity against a breach of this covenant if required. 
  • As part of the sale a vehicular right of way to the property over the access drive coloured yellow and hatched black on Plan B will pass from the vendor to the purchaser.  See A6 in the conveyance dated 13 March 2001 for full details.      
  • If the property is sold to another party (the acquiring party), the purchaser will enter into a contract with the acquiring party and the Representative Body to the effect that the acquiring party will accept and uphold the covenants contained in the original conveyance and incorporate the same clause in the terms of any contract with any successive purchaser.
  • The purchaser will be responsible for meeting surveyors and solicitors’ fees or any other reasonable costs incurred as a result of any variation, licence or contract relating to any of the above conditions.


The Property Register on the Land Registry title refers to rights reserved within conveyances dated 13 March 2001 and 30 June 2003.  Copies of the conveyances are available upon request.


Former St Tydfil's Church

Bryn Eglwys


Port Talbot

Port Talbot

SA13 2RQ

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