1980 - Demolition of Oldest Iron-Arched Structure
Demolition of the oldest surviving iron arched building, No. 3. Ship Shop in the Dockyard. It was built in 1844 as a cover to the shipbuilding slipways.
Part of the Dockyard (including the present Naval Base Heritage Area) and The Hard declared an Outstanding Conservation Area. (The only Outstanding Conservation Area which includes a working MOD establishment).