Moving from the abandoned windows of old Copperopolis to holes in the walls of this historical aspect of Swansea, I found it difficult to understand the confusing perspective of some of the multi-layered gaps in the facades of the buildings.
I have photographed this building before but only from the other side of the River Tawe and it was good to get a closer look at its abandoned state. Those holes in the wall appear decorative in design but their shape may have had a specific function – who knows?
Walking along the footpath from one area of the old industrial site to another brought me towards the River Tawe which played a major role in the copper and coal industry back in its heyday. The buildings across the road had a Hafod Copperworks sign outside but the Hafod and Morfa works combined in 1924 to become the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks. There is a fascinating animated video on the website showing the history and operations of the site.