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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 […]

William McNamara OBE-Chairman of the Trustees:

21 Feb

Founder Chairman of the Sunderland Trust.  From a Pembrokeshire farming family, William diversified into the leisure industry, setting up Oakwood Theme Park.  His vision to create Bluestone, Wales’ only national park resort, became reality in July 2008 and he is CEO of Bluestone.  William’s special interest in local heritage and aviation led to him becoming […]

John Dehavilland-Trustee:

21 Feb

A member of one of the most famous families associated with British aviation, John has over 40 years of experience in the aviation industry, in both flying and management roles.  He has a senior board level experience with companies such as BAe Systems and is CEO of DeHavilland Worldwide Ltd, an Aircraft Sales and Management […]

Gareth Scourfield-Trustee:

21 Feb

A native of Pembroke Dock, Gareth graduated in Architecture and worked in London before returning to Pembrokeshire in 1981 to set up Pembroke Design Ltd, a Multi-disciplinary practice of Architects and Surveyors, now with three offices in West Wales.  He has long been active in heritage circles, being responsible for the Conservation Masterplan for Pembroke […]

Phillip Thompson-Trustee:

21 Feb

Currently Director of CIOTEK as PR consultant, Phil worked for Chevron Ltd (formerly Texaco) at their Pembroke refinery for 36 years, 22 of them in the PR department and was PR Manager for eight years.  Active for many years in all aspects of the community engagement, he brought about Texaco’s ( and latterly Chevron’s) key […]

Martin Cavaney-Trustee:

21 Feb

Born in Pembroke Dock, Martin has been heavily involved in community activities for many years, including chairman of school governors; a former town councillor and Chairman of the Gun Tower Museum.  He is passionate about the history of his community and county and is a founder member of the Sunderland Trust.  Martin works as a […]