Llanelly (Duport) Steel Works Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Office correspondence 1928-1961; production records 1915-1960; reports 1919-1952; financial papers 1915-1959; works inventories and plant records 1910-c1953; coal and electricity records 1915-1951; wage and labour records 1904-1957; steel trade records 1918-1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Llanelly Steel Works, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire were established in 1898 and operated by the Llanelly Steel Company Limited until 1907 when they were incorporated as the Llanelly Steel Company (1907) Limited. The works were then operated by the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain from 1951 until 1960 when they were taken over by Duport Limited. Llanelly Steel works finally closed in 1981 when Duport went bankrupt.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Geographical Names