7. Port Talbot
Widely regarded as one of the most depressing towns to drive through, at least if you kept moving you didn’t inhale too much of the gorgeous mountain fresh and definitely-not-poisonous fumes from the Steel Plant. A stench that has now been replaced with the smell of desperation. Here’s what our reader’s had to say:
I can tell you that it’s not the steel works that make Port Talbot a dump, it’s the ***** that inhabit it.