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Sep 10, 2015

Relic of Ebbw Vale's iron supremacy

The General Office building in Ebbw Vale is a grand statement of previous industrial might - and it should have been even bigger. The First World War interrupted ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

construction, and the planned southern wing was never built. The Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company was in the vanguard as iron and steel technology developed, and in 1857 it probably produced the world's first section of steel railway track. Today the office's magnificent interior is open to the public, with some rooms hosting a museum of industrial heritage. For more on the history of the building and company, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the entrances. Or click here