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Industry in South Wales
Industry in South Wales

Duration: 03:16

A description of the rise and fall of the coal and steel industries in South Wales.

 
Loch Lomond: gold mine
Loch Lomond: gold mine

A discussion of the pros and cons of a proposed gold mine within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

 
Raw materials in South Wales
Raw materials in South Wales

Duration: 04:24

Ironstone, coal and limestone are all found in close proximity in South Wales. Together they encouraged economic growth in the area from 1800 until the 1970s.

 
The history of coal mining in South Wales (part 1/2)
The history of coal mining in South Wales (part 1/2)

Duration: 4:24

The valleys of South Wales were transformed by the demand for coal during the industrial revolution.

 
The history of coal mining in South Wales (pt 2/2)
The history of coal mining in South Wales (pt 2/2)

Duration: 3:19

Recent pit closures in the valleys of South Wales have had a tremendous impact on local coal mining communities.

 
The rise and fall of Ebbw Vale steelworks
The rise and fall of Ebbw Vale steelworks

Duration: 2:04

The Ebbw Vale steelworks in South Wales was once the largest in Europe, but industrial decline led to its closure in 2001.

 

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