National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Aluminium Crystal


Type Sculpture

     Upright bronze sculpture representing 'the formation of an aluminium crystal magnified 25,000 times.'
     Commissioned by The British Aluminium Company in 1965. The Civic Centre dates from 1962-6.


Plaque set on brick surround of pool: An impression of the formation of an / Aluminium Crystal magnified 25000 times / April 1965 / DESIGNED BY / K.R. HATHAWAY A.R.I.B.A. / PRESENTED BY THE BRITISH ALUMINIUM COMPANY LIMITED

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Hathaway, K.R. Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Bronze 244cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Biological growth
Structural condition
  • Other
  • None
Road Prince of Wales Drive
Precise location Outside front entrance to Civic Centre
A-Z ref None
OS ref SS755977
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1965
Unveiling details April 1965
Commissioned by The British Aluminium Company Limited
Duty of care Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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