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Notice of General Meeting – 12 July 2017

19 Jun
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THE PEMBROKE DOCK SUNDERLAND TRUST Charity registration no. 1120476; Company registration no 05920931 Notice of General Meeting at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, Royal Dockyard Chapel, Meyrick Owen Way, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6WS on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 at 4.00pm AGENDA Apologies To consider the minutes of last meeting held on Wednesday, 10 May 2017. Matters […]

Notice of AGM

07 Apr
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The Trustees would like to give notice to all members of Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Meeting will be held on Wednesday 10 May at 4.00pm at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, Royal Dockyard Chapel, Pembroke Dock, SA72 6WS. It will be open to all members of the Trust. […]

A uniform project for volunteers

28 Oct
The uniform used in the dressing up box is popular among our younger visitors.

The Sunderland Trust received a little bit of good news this week, as it was informed that it had been successful in its bid for a small grant to help look after the collection of military uniform in its care. The project will seek to improve the storage of approximately 100 items of military uniform, […]

2016-2017 Heritage Centre Winter Closure

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

We would like all visitors to note that the Heritage Centre will be closed for visits from Sunday 18th December 2016 until Friday 17th February 2017. The Heritage Centre will re-open to the public on Saturday 18th February, in time for the half-term holiday. It will continue with its current pattern of opening hours; Monday […]

Aberfan, remembered

20 Oct
The Royal Dockyard Chapel is home to Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust.

Friday 21 October 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic disaster in the coal mining community of Aberfan, which saw the community devastated when a coal spoil tip collapsed, engulfing a farm, a row of terraced houses and the school, killing 116 children and 28 adults. The area above the village had been used as […]

The Royal Air Force Museum is proud to announce its official association with the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust

28 May
Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust Chairman William McNamara (Left) with Maggie Appleton CEO of the Royal Air Force Museum (Right)

Today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was formally signed between the Royal Air Force Museum and the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust (PDST) in the presence of the Museum’s CEO Maggie Appleton MBE and PDST Chairman, William McNamara, OBE. The MOU will see the RAF Museum and Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust establish a partnership to foster […]

D-Day Events are Big Attraction at Town’s New Heritage Centre

13 Jun
Mrs Kath Roach of Freystrop with her immaculate David Brown tractor which saw wartime service at Royal Naval Air Station Dale.

With national and international focus upon the beaches of Normandy on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Pembrokeshire’s key contributions to the Invasion of Occupied Europe on 6th June 1944 were particularly remembered in special events at Pembroke Dock. The recently opened Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre in the Royal Dockyard Chapel staged two days of D-Day […]

Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust

26 Feb

Introduction This long term business strategy deliver’s a highly successful visitor attraction that will become a viable and sustainable business within a five year period. Total project costs may exceed £4 million which is broken down into three key phases. Within each phase there is ample opportunity and a need for individuals, organisations and authorities […]

Battle of Atlantic -Pembroke Dock Fly’s the flag

24 Feb

  Pembroke Dock Fly’s The Flag Pembroke Dock flew the flag for Wales as the 70th anniversary of the battle of the Atlantic campaign was remembered at the weekend. Typical Flying boat weather -grey skies and rain-failed to dampen the response and support for the service of commemoration on Sunday which concluded three days of […]

Derek Remembers-Derek Martin OBE

21 Feb

  T9044 Wing Commander Derek Martin OBE Among the pilots who flew Sunderland T9044 is Wing Commander Derek Martin OBE, who is Patron of the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust. . In September 1940 Wing Commander Martin, then just 20-years-old, piloted T9044 on its delivery flight from Pembroke Dock to Oban, on Scotland’s west coast. He was […]