Retired Section Swansea Docks


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The photos shown in this section are from the Gareth Mills collection.

The two photos above show the recess which allows the lock gate to be behind the line of the lock wall when open.

Base of the lock gate recess.

Two lock gates in position ready to be installed.

View of the Kings Dock Lock entrance from the seaward side.

Three sets of lock gates installed ready to operate.

Kings Dock Lock swingbridge prior to installation.

View of communication passage between Kings Dock and Prince of Wales Dock

Western Power Station under construction.

Tennant Canal lay-by at the eastern end of D Shed Wharf.

The five photos above are of Crymlyn Quarry which supplied much of the stone for the building of the Kings Dock.

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