Swansea and Port Talbot Docks History

The Construction of Swansea Kings Dock

General photos

Site Office of Topham Jones & Railton, main contractor for the building of the King's Dock

Construction of a reinforced concrete dock wall

Stone cutting and dressing area

Temporary railway bridge across the foreshore

Pile stockyard with overhead travelling gantry

The two photos above show the construction of the wooden jetty adjacent to the Kings Dock Lock

Temporary rail bridge which could be raised to allow the passage of barges loaded with stone

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


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