Bute Docks, Cardiff, Plan

Scope and Content

Plan of Bute Docks, 1888

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bute West Dock opened in October 1839 and the East Bute Dock in 1855. Roath Basin followed in 1874, with Roath Dock in 1887 and the Queen Alexandra Dock in 1907.

The plan was found by the donor's father when he worked in Cardiff docks.



Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Kevin Sallows, Nov 2016

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Heather Mountjoy for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected.