Railways Around Llanelli

Pemberton’s Dock

Pemberton’s Dock was a development of an earlier dock built in 1794 by local coal mining partnership Roderick, Bowen & Griffiths to take coal carried on the Wern Canal. It was a simple shipping place but was rebuilt as an open tidal dock in 1803/04. Llanelly Copperworks owned it from 1807 and the Pemberton family had rights of access so their name became associated with it. It’s possible they owned it at a later time. It continued in use until being filled in in the early 1900s and covered by industrial expansion although it saw little commercial use after 1850 or so.
Local Docks
Carmarthenshire Dock
Copperworks Dock
New (GWR) Dock
North Dock