Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative

Scope and Content

Minute Books, 1936-1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative was set up in 1899. In 1927 the Pontycymer Industrial Co-operative merged with the Porthcawl Co-operative Society. In the 1960s Pontycymer became part of the Co-operative Retail Services Limited. The CRS took over the reponsibilities of societies which werefinding it hard to survive in the face of the trend for out-of-town superstores.