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Alcoa

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51°38'52"-03°55'25" show decimal

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Alcoa
Waunarlwydd, Swansea

Alcoa is a worldwide smelting company that produces aluminium. Their plant in Swansea was closed on 27th January 2007, and is in the process of being decommissioned.

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Filming Reports:

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31 May 2008: News item from thisisswansea - The report includes this comment for filming by Gary Pengelly from Alcoa: "The next episode due to be screened on Saturday 14th June, several scenes were filmed at the now closed Alcoa Plant in Waunarlwydd Swansea. The nominal fees the BBC paid Alcoa for the use of the site were donated to four local schools. Look out for control room and basement scenes The BBC people were great to work with. Regards Gary"

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