WPW054870 WALES (1937). General view of Swansea, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Details

Title [WPW054870] General view of Swansea, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW054870
Date 16-August-1937
Link Coflein Archive Item 6370102
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 265642, 193048
Longitude / Latitude -3.9409992857105, 51.619726442612
National Grid Reference SS656930

Pins

Bridge St, with Bridge Café on the left.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:27:42 PM
The 'Monkey Bridge', was closed to pedestrians, WW2, it was considered an, 'Access to the Docks by Foreign Agents'.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:12:43 PM
The Red House Pub, alongside the Docks entrance.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:08:54 PM
To the left, Thomas St, still named Thomas St.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:07:07 PM
Fabian's Bay Congregational Church, Balaclava St.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:05:23 PM
St. Thomas Church.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:03:18 PM
Strand Power Station, decommissioned 1934, when the Tir John Power Station, Port Tennant opened.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 01:01:55 PM
No.1 Maes St. My Paternal Grandparents lived there, early 1900s. The house no longer exists.

Steve J Phillips
Thursday 28th of July 2016 12:55:59 PM
Weaver's Flour Mill

Harvey
Thursday 19th of March 2015 08:59:45 PM
Riverside Station (closed 1933). Note the sharply curved platform. Passenger trains diverted to East Dock station until 1935 when all services rerouted into High Street.

gBr
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:57:19 AM
St Thomas Station

gBr
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:54:02 AM
St. Mary's Church, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 07:23:29 PM
Ty Mam Duw, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 07:22:46 PM
Tug Canning, South Dock, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:36:05 PM
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:35:28 PM
Cambrian Place, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:34:10 PM
Gloucester Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:33:30 PM
Exchange Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:32:16 PM
Rialto Cinema Wind St., former Star Theatre.

Louis
Saturday 7th of September 2013 04:50:29 PM
Ship in Consolidated Fisheries Dry Dock with possible steam pilot cutter ROGER BECK moored outside in South Dock.

Louis
Saturday 7th of September 2013 04:49:00 PM
Fishmarket and Ice Factory

Louis
Saturday 7th of September 2013 04:46:37 PM
Chas McNamara and sons ship chandlers

Stevemacit
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 08:09:52 PM
Swansea Victoria railway station (LMSR)

Viator
Wednesday 10th of April 2013 09:55:56 AM
Victoria Railway Station, now the site of the LC2

chrisholt
Friday 5th of October 2012 12:53:42 PM
To be exact, this is No. 3 signal box: the station shed itself is a little to the left in this view.

Viator
Wednesday 10th of April 2013 10:04:27 AM
The Strand power station, commissioned 1900

johnhenry
Sunday 1st of July 2012 01:22:00 PM
Ice factory 1880-1901.. served the fish market and cold store until they moved to the South Dock. Now a listed building

johnhenry
Sunday 1st of July 2012 01:07:14 PM
Just visible is "The Monkey Bridge" crossing from St thomas to the Prince of Wales dock

johnhenry
Sunday 1st of July 2012 12:56:45 PM
East Dock station

johnhenry
Sunday 1st of July 2012 12:55:21 PM
Closed to passengers 1935.

gBr
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 01:58:22 AM
Prince of Wales dry dock

tonyf
Friday 29th of June 2012 07:48:46 AM
Mumbles train depot

tonyf
Thursday 28th of June 2012 06:25:33 AM
Hodders cafe opposite Mumbles train terminus

tonyf
Thursday 28th of June 2012 06:24:06 AM
Coast Lines Shipping shed also known as "bobalong" Irish potatoes arrived here.

tonyf
Thursday 28th of June 2012 06:22:21 AM
Old Guildhall,became a school now Dylan Thomas centre

tonyf
Thursday 28th of June 2012 06:15:05 AM

Mark719
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 11:44:24 PM
Swansea Museum

Mark719
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 11:43:00 PM
Morgans Hotel - This building still stands today. It can be seen next to the Evening Post building here in street view https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=51.618629,-3.93774&spn=0.003198,0.013797&t=m&z=16&vpsrc=6&layer=c&cbll=51.618758,-3.93769&panoid=K8UHqZAC_g2DFg6PVs9Kvw&cbp=12,97.32,,0,-2.94

Nigel Davies
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 10:16:28 PM
Castle Cinema - The building still stands today but is no longer a cinema.

Nigel Davies
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 10:10:11 PM

User Comment Contributions

Castle Cinema, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 07:24:34 PM
South Dock, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:36:35 PM
The Pumphouse, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:34:47 PM
Exchange Chambers, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:32:50 PM
Swansea Museum, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:31:41 PM
Morgans Hotel, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:31:14 PM
Old Guildhall now Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:30:40 PM
Old Guildhall now Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 31/12/2014

Class31
Monday 5th of January 2015 04:30:13 PM
Aerial view of Swansea Docks from the North, October 2013 courtesy Con Shields

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Sunday 4th of January 2015 07:38:57 PM