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Sep 1, 2023

Brynmawr's pioneering factory

The rubber factory built in deprived Brynmawr after the Second World War was a showpiece of architectural innovation, a precursor to the Sydney Opera House. The boiler house, with its distinctive parabolic walls-to-roof shape, still stands. Now you can ...

scan our new QR codes on the lamp post outside the boiler house to discover the story of the Dunlop Semtex factory and see fascinating aerial photos showing where the boiler house stood in relation to the production buildings. Or click here for the information and photos