WAW018662 WALES (1948). View of three new factories at Virginias Park, Caerphilly

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Details

Title [WAW018662] View of three new factories at Virginias Park, Caerphilly
Reference WAW018662
Date 9-September-1948
Link Coflein Archive Item 6413935
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 315700, 186920
Longitude / Latitude -3.2165926156352, 51.574361161326
National Grid Reference ST157869

Pins

Formerly, 13, Brookfield Terrace, Caerphilly. Brookfield Terrace was incorporated into Pontygwindy Road by the local council in 1975. It consisted of the 32 houses and stretching from the factories up to the Pontygwindy Inn.

Rob
Wednesday 21st of March 2018 10:40:03 PM
stadium number 2 factory manufacting crash helmets and moulding and sprying them

davewales
Saturday 5th of September 2015 12:07:50 PM
Pontygwindy Garage, one of the Cyril Morgan garages.

herbie
Saturday 22nd of August 2015 06:45:05 AM
George Newman & sons Builders yard, demolished to build Carrefour Hypermarket.

herbie
Saturday 22nd of August 2015 06:41:59 AM
Pontygwindy farmhouse, demolished to build Carrefour Hypermarket.

herbie
Saturday 22nd of August 2015 06:38:31 AM
Virginia Villas, now renamed Pontygwindy Rd, I was born in no6 in 1945.

herbie
Saturday 22nd of August 2015 06:35:21 AM
Energlyn Hospital

Nantgarw Nomad
Friday 6th of February 2015 06:15:03 PM
Barry Railway/Rhymney Railway exchange sidings

Nantgarw Nomad
Friday 6th of February 2015 06:14:20 PM
Barry Railway line from Penrhos Junction (Lower), abandoned 1927

Nantgarw Nomad
Friday 6th of February 2015 06:13:23 PM
Barry Cottages

Nantgarw Nomad
Friday 6th of February 2015 06:03:48 PM

User Comment Contributions

here is a good picture of virginia park with to the foreground stadium number 2 factory the chimney stack on the corner was where the spray shop was later on a third factory was built adjecent to number 2 factory and the waste ground to the rear of this picture a extension was built to increase production in the 70s to the left was a cottage hospital which i remember was still open during the late 60s , the big factory was number 1 stadium in which they started experimenting with plastic moulding , and were the forunners to introduce plastic injection moulding to manufacturing , at the time of this picture most production were glass fibre moulding , stadium also produced a various amount of militry helmets for the raf and other air forces around the world , there main competitors were chas owen of sengenyd in the 60s

davewales
Saturday 5th of September 2015 12:02:12 PM