WPW008832 WALES (1923). View of Swansea showing centre of town and docks, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Details

Title [WPW008832] View of Swansea showing centre of town and docks, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW008832
Date 1923
Link Coflein Archive Item 6378210
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 265642, 193048
Longitude / Latitude -3.9409992857105, 51.619726442612
National Grid Reference SS656930

Pins


Hen-Geoff
Friday 24th of November 2017 10:51:55 AM
Clarence Court

DeborahWales
Sunday 20th of August 2017 04:36:20 PM
Passenger carriage sidings, L.M.S. Victoria Station.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 9th of January 2017 05:27:14 PM
James Street. Where I lived in 1947

Hen-Geoff
Tuesday 29th of November 2016 04:36:26 PM
The Langdon Public House. Demolished.

Steve J Phillips
Sunday 4th of September 2016 07:18:24 PM
The London Public house. Currently named Swansea Jack, Closed.

Steve J Phillips
Sunday 4th of September 2016 07:16:57 PM
House once owned by Swansea retailer Ben Evans

Cookie the cat
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 05:17:37 PM
Garden St. The former bus route tunnel, from the Quadrant Bus Station.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of July 2016 02:51:34 PM
Wellington St. This is now the road between Tesco Supermarket, and the Quadrant Shopping Centre.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of July 2016 02:49:40 PM
Swansea Gas Works, previously sited at Dyfatty Fields. Prior to 1960s, a gas works was where Town Gas, was produced from coal.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of July 2016 02:47:15 PM
The Grand Theatre, is built on the site of the Malt House of the former Swansea Brewery.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:49:50 PM
The Swansea Brewery, Singleton St. The site later became the United Welsh bus, and coach station. The building is now, 2016, The Wilkinson's Store.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:46:55 PM
Building was erected 1890s. Currently occupied, Jul.2016, by BonMarche, Ladies Fashion. Oxford St.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:17:00 PM
St. Jude's Church. Terrace Rd. Opened 1915, closed two months before its 100 year centenary.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 02:10:32 PM
This archway is still in existence, a pedestrian path from the Marina to Oystermouth Rd.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 12:50:55 PM
The house, with side extensions, became the, Swansea Deaf & Dumb Institute. (sic) Heathfield.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 12:46:05 PM
Heathcliff Social Club. Heathfield.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 12:43:09 PM
Was opened 1881 as, The Town Hill Board school. Reopened, and renamed, Terrace Rd, School. 1888.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 12:35:13 PM
Terrace Road Presbyterian Church of Wales. Opened 1893 as, Terrace Road English Calvinistic Methodist Chapel.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 12:18:30 PM
Dynevor School. See Comments.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 10:12:26 AM
Opened 1883, to accommodate 500 pupils.

1907. Became Swansea Municipal Secondary School.

1930.Dynevor Secondary School.

From 1942 it was known as Dynevor Secondary Grammar School.

It then became a Comprehensive school, 1971, which amalgamated with Llwyn-y- Bryn Girls School, 1978.

The school closed 2002, the buildings refurbished, and is now part of Swansea Metropolitan University.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 10:40:49 AM
By 1913 there were six coal hoists on the South Dock. The last of these were scrapped during the 1950s.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 09:55:39 AM
Gregor Bros. Timber. Established on this site 1859, same year the South Dock was opened.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 09:45:39 AM
Site of Meridian Tower, Trawler Rd, Marina.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 11th of July 2016 06:59:19 PM

Steve J Phillips
Monday 11th of July 2016 06:39:06 PM
High level railway which served the coal hoists. Part of this still exists, from the rear of the L/C2, to Bathurst St, S.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 11th of July 2016 06:33:16 PM
Site of former D.H.S.S. Oldway House.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 11th of July 2016 06:28:21 PM
Amended date: '1859'.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 4th of July 2016 11:05:06 AM
Towy Lodge, once Swansea's Workhouse. Opened 1817.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of April 2016 04:35:54 PM
The stables, and delivery carriage storage of Ben Evans Stores, Castle Bailey St.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of April 2016 04:14:45 PM
Swansea Market, the second on the Oxford St, site. The market at the time of construction, 1897,had the largest wrought iron, and glass roof in Britain. During WW2, the market was destroyed, Feb. 1941. The current market was opened 1960.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of April 2016 04:11:04 PM
Gregor Bros. Timber Importers. Est. 1959, same year as the South Dock was opened.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 25th of April 2016 04:00:43 PM
Albert Hall, cinema and later Bingo. Still standing ,just!

Louis
Friday 29th of May 2015 05:45:56 PM
St Mary's Church

DeborahWales
Wednesday 16th of October 2013 11:01:12 AM
Oystermouth Road

Class31
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 08:07:08 PM

Class31
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 08:06:45 PM

Class31
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 08:06:28 PM

Class31
Tuesday 30th of April 2013 08:03:46 PM
Vetch Field (Swansea Town AFC)

Rogue Soul
Saturday 9th of February 2013 01:59:25 PM
Site of Plaza Cinema yet to be built.

Louis
Friday 28th of September 2012 07:53:53 PM
The Plaza Cinema opened 18th, Feb.1935.

Closed 10th, Apr.1965.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 20th of July 2016 01:38:15 PM
Plymouth Street (Mysydd Street?)

woodruff
Thursday 20th of September 2012 08:14:23 PM
Princess Street

woodruff
Thursday 20th of September 2012 08:12:54 PM

woodruff
Thursday 20th of September 2012 08:11:59 PM
Fly Tower of Grand Theatre, Singleton St

Louis
Friday 20th of July 2012 07:20:31 PM
Carlton Cinema , next door to Empire Theatre

Louis
Friday 20th of July 2012 07:19:45 PM
Fly Tower of Empire Theatre, Oxford St.

Louis
Friday 20th of July 2012 07:19:14 PM

woodruff
Sunday 15th of July 2012 08:30:17 PM
Oxford Street School

woodruff
Friday 6th of July 2012 08:58:26 PM
St Andrews Presbyterian Church, St Helens Road

woodruff
Friday 6th of July 2012 08:56:36 PM
Now converted to Swansea Mosque - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swansea_Mosque

Swansea Jack
Sunday 20th of October 2013 02:44:15 PM

woodruff
Friday 6th of July 2012 08:54:53 PM

User Comment Contributions

South Dock, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:17:02 PM
St. Mary's Church, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:16:33 PM
moved to bathurst st in 1972.no 20 spent the best decade of my life growing up playing in gregors timber yard and on the south dock.and also the beach. swiming and fishing on the sea wall.the area is so different now,

martin 63
Thursday 26th of July 2012 08:15:00 PM