Swansea and Port Talbot Docks History

The Construction of Swansea Kings Dock

Kings Dock Lock

building a sluice tunnel

laying the concrete floor of the lock

the recess which allows the lock gate to swing behind the line of the lock wall when open

Two lock gates in position ready to be installed

Base of the lock gate recess

Three sets of lock gates installed ready to operate

Kings Dock Lock swingbridge prior to installation

View of the Kings Dock Lock entrance from the seaward side

Inspection of the floor of the Kings Dock Lock


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