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Imperial Chemical Industries


Aerial view of the I.C.I Plant at Dowlais.

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One of Seven High Pressure Gas Compressors


New I.C.I. Social Club - 24th January 1953

(From the Merthyr Express)


I.C.I. Staff Dance - 1959.

Keith Fenny emailed us the following names:

Front row L-R: (standing10 and 11 th), Dr Phil Harvey (Works Manager - later Ammonia Works Deputy Works Manager at Billingham) and Mrs Anne Harvey. 

Back Row: (6th & 3rd from the right ) Mr Gordon Fenny,  Mrs E. Fenny, Mr Derek Fenny, Janice Owen

(Extra Information About Dr Harvey Courtesy of Edward George)

Part of the I.C.I. Fleet, HB 9258 & HB 9257 Commer 2-Stroke Trucks in the early 1960s.


Hoover Fire Brigade - Fire Competition on the I.C.I. Field - 1960's

(Photograph Courtesy of Don Chamberlain)


A Dowlais CC Match at the Rifle (ICI) Field - 1980

"In the near background is the ICI industrial estate and behind is Ivor Terrace and in the back, just to the left of the

sight screen is the GKN works."

(Photograph & Comment Courtesy of Mike Herring)


A Dowlais CC Match at the Rifle (ICI) Field - 1980

"In the background of this photograph is Ivor Terrace, behind is the GKN works and in the distance a spoils tip from

 the opencast site that was on Rhymney Common (a sight that is likely to be repeated over Twynyrodyn and

Merthyr town centre)."

(Photograph & Comment Courtesy of Mike Herring)


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Extracts From The

Dowlais Cricket Club

Centenary Book - 1985


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