TROSTRE STEELWORKS, LLANELLI
Map Reference SS59NW
Grid Reference SS528994
Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire
Old County Carmarthenshire
Type of Site STEEL WORKS
Broad Class Industrial
Site Description Currently part of Corus, formerly British Steel, Trostre Works was established in 1947, involving the demolition of several farmhouses and cottages in the area. One of the farmhouses, Maes-ar-ddafen-fach or Maesarddafen Fach (nprn 415849), was restored as an eighteenth-century cottage and remains within the steelworks site. In 2000, Trostre Works specialised in coating (tinplating) coil steel produced at Llanwern (nprn 86821) and Port Talbot (nprn 91392) steelworks.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 09 March 2000 & 26 January 2012.