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Ebbw Vale 1992
Ebbw Vale was chosen as the last British Garden Festival site. The festival began on 1st May 1992 and ran until 4th October 1992. It was on waste land created by the part demolition of the steelworks. As well as gardens, plant exhibitions and fairground style attractions the festival also featured a funicular railway, the Ebbw Vale Garden Festival Funicular.
The Festival Park (Garden Festival) site is now occupied by over 1000 houses, a fishing lake, Festival Church, an Owl Sanctuary and shopping centre.