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Call to save Swansea's Hafod copperworks site

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In the 19th Century, Swansea was known as "Copperopolis". The Copper industry was thriving in the area, and by the 1840s, Swansea produced over half of the world's finished copper.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Hafod copper works. Professor Huw Bowen, from Swansea University, explains its significance and why he would like the now derelict site preserved.

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