Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Aberthaw Power Station

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51°23'14"-03°24'20" show decimal

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Aberthaw Power Station
The Leys, Aberthaw, Barry, CF62 4ZW

Aberthaw is a coal-fired power station on the north bank of the Bristol Channel; it opened in 1971, and is currently operated by nPower.

How to get here from Lafarge Cement (Aberthaw):

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Road: Head north from the power station, and then turn left onto the B4265. Turn left at the next turning, crossing the old railway and then turning right. Continue on through a village and it will lead to the beach by the power station. (~2 miles, ~5m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

car park by beach

 

Access: privateStatus: recognisablePower Station

Photo

Photograph taken: 1st January 2008 by Scott Frankton

Last of the TIme Lords
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Martha and Mulligan head to Professor Docherty's.

 

Other nearby locations:

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MOD St Athan (The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts, Doomsday, Out of Time, The Sound of Drums, Last of the Time Lords, Planet of the Ood, Enemy of the Bane, Children of Earth: Day Five, Day of the Moon, A Good Man Goes To War, The New World, The Categories of Life, The Middle Men, The Bells of Saint John, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming). No route recorded to this location.

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Lafarge Cement (Aberthaw) (Planet of the Ood, A Good Man Goes To War). Road (~2 miles, ~5m) : Head back away from the beach, then bear right at the village and continue on until turning left across the old railway. Turn right onto the B4265, and then the next right, to East Aberthaw. The cement works is on the right. Parking unknown

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Aberthaw Beach (Last of the Time Lords, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.29 miles.

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Aberthaw Quarry (The Time of Angels): 1.26 miles.

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B4265 (Random Shoes): 1.38 miles.

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Fonmon Castle (The Next Doctor): 1.86 miles.

Related Stories

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Last of the Time Lords [unknown]: Martha and Mulligan head to Docherty's

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Sky [2010]: The power station

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