Barry is a community in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the north coastline of the Bristol Channel roughly 9 miles (14 kilometres) south-southwest of Cardiff. Barry is a seaside resort, with destinations consisting of a number of coastlines the resurrected Barry Island Satisfaction Park. According to Office for National Statistics 2016 estimate information, the population of Barry was 54,673, making it the third largest community in Wales, after Wrexham and Merthyr Tydfil. When a little village, Barry has absorbed its bigger adjoining villages of Cadoxton as well as Barry Island, and also now, Sully. It grew significantly from the 1880s with the growth of Barry Docks, which in 1913 was the largest coal port in the world. The area was potentially named after Saint Baruc. Barry is the administrative centre of the Vale of Glamorgan, and home to Barry Community United F.C. The roadway from Bonvilston was originally the B4266, as only Pontypridd Road within the community still is, and also the road from Highlight Park throughout the Vale to Bridgend was the B4265, as beyond Cardiff International Airport terminal it still is. Given that the 1970s, parts of these roads are numbered A4226, so the A4226 emits from Weycock Cross roundabout in 3 directions. The town is frequently associated with Woodham Brothers scrapyard, a business that helped over 200 steam engines endure into preservation. Although still a port, Barry is even more of a production town and as a solution centre for the Vale of Glamorgan. Barry Docks and also the adjacent industrial area create the largest work centre in the community. The docks, whose roadway links were substantially enhanced with the opening of the Docks Link Road in 1981, currently have direct road access with the M4 motorway. The anchors can deal with vessels as much as 23,000 tonnes as well as the excellent tidal placement near the deep-water channel of the Severn Estuary, permits set up cruisings. With its transit sheds, storehouses as well as open storage space, the anchors are outfitted to take care of bulk freights but with the junking of their previous electric cranes, ships' own derricks need to be made use of or cranes hired in by ABP as required. Two roll on/roll off berths are offered as well as have actually been made use of by paths to Ireland and also West Africa. As at January 2016, Intermodal raifreight web traffic is being run from No. 2 Dock. With a new presence on the Mole in No. 1 Dock and the arrangement of a concrete slipway from it, recreation rowing as well as rowboat cruising is available (2016 ). The majority of industrial companies are located in the dock location. The largest are the chemical producing concerns such as Cabot Carbon and also Dow Corning that recently finished the growth of the largest silicones plant in Europe. Other main employers in Barry Docks are Jewson Builders' Merchants, Western Welding and also Engineering, Bumnelly, as well as Associated British Ports Holdings that, since 1982 have run the anchors as successors to the British Transport Docks Board. To the west of Barry is Porthkerry Park. This is a big location of open space, with forests, streams, and also accessibility to a pebbly coastline. In the park is the former Barry Railway Company viaduct with 13 curved spans standing 110 ft high. Complying with the closure of the Vale of Glamorgan line to travelers between Barry and also Bridgend in 1964, it was resumed on 10 June 2005 and for most of its 19 miles, gives a scenic view and link to Llantwit Major and past to Bridgend.