HAFOD AND MORFA COPPERWORKS; YORKSHIRE IMPERIAL METALS, SWANSEA

Site Details



NPRN
300184
Map Reference
SS69NE
Grid Reference
SS662951
Unitary (Local) Authority
Swansea
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Landore
Type of Site
COPPER WORKS
Broad Class
Industrial
Period
Modern;20th Century

Site Description

Formed by the amalgamation in 1924 of Morfa Copperworks (nprn 34104) and Hafod Copperworks (nprn 34089) as British Copper manufacturers. Taken over in 1928 by Imperial Chemical Industries and worked by Yorkshire Imperial Metals until closure in 1980. Site abandoned and partly demolished.
Site visited B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 18 February 2000.

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