Mount Pleasant, Swansea
Mount Pleasant is a suburban district of Swansea, Wales. The area is centred around the main road, called Mount Pleasant, immediately to the north of Swansea city centre, which connects the city centre to the Townhill and Mayhill districts to the north. It walls within the Castle ward.
The area consists mainly of suburban housing located on the steep south-eastern slopes of Townhill. Swansea Metropolitan University has one of its campuses on the main road.
Mansell Street, De La Beche Street, Grove Place, and Alexandra Road cross the southern fringes of the area as a continuous thoroughfare. Located on this thoroughfare are Swansea Magistrates Court, Swansea Central police station, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, the old Swansea Central Library, and the building housing the arts wing of Swansea Metropolitan University. Alexandra road is a designated conservation area, and consists of a number of buildings which were constructed between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The road has a number of shops, including a new Tesco Express, opened in 2008.
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