Vine Chemicals Ltd Records

Scope and Content

Centenary brochure of Rio Tinto Zinc, 1973; and historical and technical account of Fricker's Metal and Chemical Co. Ltd, 1976.

Administrative / Biographical History

Vine Chemicals Ltd, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, was a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Zinc, and manufactured zinc oxide. The Burry Port plant was located on a site previously occupied by Fricker's Metal and Chemical Co. Ltd.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr D. L. Jackson, Works Manager, Vine Chemicals Ltd, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, 1977.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers of Rio Tinto PLC are held by the company.

Geographical Names