A new town established in the 1800s, Colwyn Bay thrived with the coming of the railway, growing into one of the largest communities in North Wales over the last century. Well-known local author Graham Roberts takes the reader on a fascinating A-Z tour of the town's history, exploring its lesser-known nooks and crannies, and along the way relating many tales of its most interesting people and places. Fully illustrated with photographs from the past and present, A-Z of Colwyn Bay will prove to be a must-have for everyone's bookshelf, appealing not only to local residents with a keen interest in the history of Colwyn Bay, but also to the many visitors and holidaymakers who wish to learn more about this fascinating and historical corner of North Wales.
Graham Roberts, a native of Colwyn Bay, has previously published several titles on the town and the surrounding area and regularly gives illustrated talks. He is a magistrate and is also president of Colwyn Bay Civic Society. He is still a resident of Colwyn Bay, where he lives with his wife and family.