ST0790 : Welsh Air Ambulance charity shop, Pontypridd

taken 10 years ago, near to Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff/Rhondda Cynon Taf, Great Britain

Welsh Air Ambulance charity shop, Pontypridd
Welsh Air Ambulance charity shop, Pontypridd
The charity shop is at 5 Taff Street.
The sale of donated items here, such as furniture, bric-a-brac, books and toys, provides funds for Wales Air Ambulance, an all-Wales charity providing a vital service through emergency air cover for those who face life-threatening illness or injuries. Three helicopters are on active duty 365 days a year. They are needed because of the widely-scattered population and diverse landscape in Wales, where many people live in isolated locations far from an accident and emergency service. Also, the ever increasing problem of traffic congestion and collisions in more urban areas can lead to delayed response times for road ambulances.
There is a helicopter landing pad LinkExternal link adjacent to the Accident and Emergency unit at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0723 9004 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.0919N 3:20.4517W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0725 9005
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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