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Dec 23, 2012

A window for each day

The offices of the Barry Dock Railway were designed to broadcast the success of Britain's largest integrated ...

railway and docks business. This company's brisk coal trade soon outgrew the biggest enclosed dock in Britain, and the office building - with 365 windows, one for each day of the year - was opened in tandem with the second dock at Barry. After fire damage and restoration, the building's now occupied by Vale of Glamorgan Council. To read more, scan the QR codes in the reception area or on the tourist information board outside. Or click here