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Jun 15, 2015

A taxing move for Customs office

When Pickfords turned up at the old Customs office in Cardiff Bay in 1993, they moved not just the contents but the entire building. It had taken a big lobbying ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

effort in the 1890s to get the Customs office relocated to the docks from what is now the city centre, where the previous office was a hangover from the era when the Glamorganshire Canal was a prime mover of goods. You can see photos of the Customs office on a Pickfords lorry inside the building, now part of the Waterguard pub. For more on the building's history, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the entrances with your mobile. Or click here