Copper load of this!

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Watch Channel 4’s Time Team programme on Swansea’s role at the heart of the world copper industry.

In the programme the team, led by Tony Robinson, uncover Swansea’s rise to world prominence as Copperopolis, the centre of a worldwide industry.  They look at the famous White Rock works, situated in the Hafod, uncovering the traces of this mighty powerhouse, as well as the lives of the people who worked there.   

Experts from the University’s Department of History and Classics worked closely with the Channel 4 team on the programme, helping to bring Swansea’s history alive for a TV audience.