Project Riverside – Construction of Golwg Yr Afon


The highway is the first step in the regeneration of Merthyr Vale which seeks to reclaim the currently vacant site from an extensive industrial history that has included collieries, mine shafts, railways, gas works and tar pits.

A detailed geoenvironmental investigation was undertaken in the summer of 2014 and the new highway is scheduled to open at the end of October 2015.


ESP have a long established relationship with Project Riverside and the proposed redevelopment Merthyr Vale. As part of the latest phase of works, ESP were appointed as Principal Contractor for new Merthyr Vale highway development which includes a roundabout, road bridge, a footbridge, footpaths and cycle paths.

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