WPW008834 WALES (1923). View of Swansea showing docks, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Details

Title [WPW008834] View of Swansea showing docks, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW008834
Date 1923
Link Coflein Archive Item 6378208
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 265642, 193048
Longitude / Latitude -3.9409992857105, 51.619726442612
National Grid Reference SS656930

Pins


DeborahWales
Sunday 20th of August 2017 08:18:38 PM
Chapel of St Nicholas. The Seaman's Church. My great grandparents James Quentin Battye of the USA and Elizabeth Williams from Pembrokeshire were the second couple to marry here in July 1886.

DeborahWales
Sunday 20th of August 2017 08:15:46 PM
Gantries, both sides of bridge, to carry tram overhead power lines when bridge is open to shipping.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 04:21:06 PM
Cambrian Dry Dock.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 04:17:20 PM
East Burrows Rd.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 04:15:39 PM
Bath Lane, to the left.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 04:11:43 PM
There were four coal hoists on the North Dock.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:27:42 PM

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:13:41 PM

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:12:50 PM
The pattern of the edging stones of this pier, can still be seen to the rear of Sainsbury's Supermarket.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:11:36 PM
C1905, one of Swansea's early Police Stations.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:08:56 PM
The Swansea Harbour Trust Offices. Built 1903. Baroque Style. The official address is, Somerset Place.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 03:04:15 PM
Early 1970s, worked from this shed as driver for Lipton's Fork Lift Hire. Address was Glasgow Wharf, South Dock.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 24th of August 2016 02:33:54 PM
Building demolished 2009. Ground floor left, one of the smallest shops in Swansea.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 17th of August 2016 08:13:21 PM
Assembly Rooms, Georgian Building, opened 1776. Now only the façade of the original building exists.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 17th of August 2016 08:07:28 PM
Assembly Rooms, Georgian Building, opened 1776. Now only the façade of the original building exists.

Steve J Phillips
Wednesday 17th of August 2016 07:59:24 PM
Cambrian place.

Steve J Phillips
Saturday 16th of July 2016 06:38:41 PM
Tulloch's Ship Stores, Pier St. My paternal Grandfather worked there, early 1900s.

Steve J Phillips
Saturday 16th of July 2016 06:36:43 PM
The North Dock, opened 1852, was closed to shipping, 1930.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 4th of July 2016 11:58:11 AM
What is this vessel?

Steve J Phillips
Monday 4th of July 2016 11:55:54 AM
Coleridge House.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 4th of July 2016 11:46:32 AM
Beaufort Dock, serving Weavers Flour Mill, before the concrete building on North Dock Basin, was erected.

Steve J Phillips
Monday 4th of July 2016 11:38:39 AM
Wind Street, Swansea, 26/07/2015

Class31
Monday 3rd of August 2015 02:02:15 PM
Riverside Station, R&SB. Closed 1933 when services diverted to East Dock station.

gBr
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:36:48 AM
St Thomas Station.

gBr
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:30:52 AM
Mission Church, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:14:49 PM
The Pumphouse, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:14:12 PM
Gloucester Place, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:13:25 PM
Cambrian Place, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:12:19 PM
Gloucester Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:11:41 PM
Morgans Hotel, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:08:28 PM
Prospect Place, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:07:50 PM
Ferry Side, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 07:53:27 PM
Piers of old bridge 10/05/2014

Class31
Friday 16th of May 2014 10:43:27 AM

AR
Sunday 20th of April 2014 08:45:22 PM
Scala Cinema St Thomas. Noted in 1939 trade year book.

Louis
Saturday 7th of September 2013 05:20:17 PM
Bethel Sailor's chapel

Stevemacit
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 08:04:07 PM
14,15 Adelaide St Chas McNamara and sons Ship Chandler and sailmakers until 1874

Stevemacit
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 08:01:45 PM

Class31
Wednesday 2nd of January 2013 12:43:56 PM

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:13:54 PM

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:12:28 PM
I think this is the "Pump house" in south dock, now a large pub.

dyltom
Monday 24th of June 2013 09:01:10 PM
Crane mounted on barge or other vessel

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:11:29 PM
Text appears to read 'C [or G] Allen & Sons Fruit and Potato Merchants'

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:10:29 PM
Engine house - possibly to power the hydraulic system for lock gates, swing/lifting bridges etc

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:07:47 PM
This is the 'Pumphouse' which indeed power the hydraulics for the swing bridge, gates etc. Now a pub/restaurant.

cartzo
Wednesday 12th of December 2012 09:41:40 AM
Tug in dry dock

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:06:06 PM
Possibly one of the tugs belonging to the Alexandra Towing Company, judging partly by the tonalities of the funnel livery

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:19:58 PM
Thomas and Evans and John Dyer Ltd., Millers and General Merchants

MB
Tuesday 11th of December 2012 10:03:01 PM
Worked from that shed, early 1970s, as a driver for a forklift hire company.

The address was, Glasgow Wharf, South Dock

Steve J Phillips
Saturday 2nd of July 2016 12:26:29 PM
Swansea St Thomas signal box

Allan
Monday 30th of July 2012 05:12:42 PM
Wind Street Junction signal box

Allan
Monday 30th of July 2012 05:09:46 PM

tonyf
Wednesday 11th of July 2012 07:21:01 AM
Now known simply as Swansea Museum, this is the buiklding of the Royal Institiuion of South Wales

cartzo
Wednesday 12th of December 2012 09:42:56 AM

tonyf
Wednesday 11th of July 2012 07:19:14 AM
New Cut swing bridge built 1897

johnhenry
Monday 2nd of July 2012 04:02:41 PM
Drawbridge north end of New Cut (Midland Railway)

johnhenry
Monday 2nd of July 2012 04:01:24 PM
North Dock Entrance drawbridge

johnhenry
Monday 2nd of July 2012 03:59:22 PM
The Exchange Building. built 1912

johnhenry
Monday 2nd of July 2012 03:51:03 PM
'Old Guildhall'

johnhenry
Monday 2nd of July 2012 03:48:44 PM

User Comment Contributions

Cambrian Place, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:12:47 PM
Exchange Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:10:11 PM
Exchange Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:09:44 PM
Swansea Museum, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:09:03 PM
Old Guildhall now Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:03:13 PM
Old Guildhall now Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 07:55:21 PM
Ferry Side, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 07:54:48 PM
Ferry Side, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Saturday 3rd of January 2015 07:53:52 PM
Old Guildhall 10/05/2014

Class31
Friday 16th of May 2014 10:41:59 AM