Barry is a community in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the north coastline of the Bristol Network roughly 9 miles (14 km) south-southwest of Cardiff. Barry is a seaside resort, with tourist attractions including numerous beaches 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 biggest town in Wales, after Wrexham as well as Merthyr Tydfil. As soon as a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and also Barry Island, and currently, Sully. It expanded significantly from the 1880s with the development of Barry Docks, which in 1913 was the largest coal port in the world. The place was perhaps called after Saint Baruc. Barry is the administrative centre of the Vale of Glamorgan, and home to Barry Community United F.C. The road from Bonvilston was initially the B4266, as only Pontypridd Road within the community still is, and the road from Emphasize Park right through the Vale to Bridgend was the B4265, as past Cardiff International Flight terminal it still is. Because the 1970s, parts of these roadways are phoned number A4226, with the result that the A4226 radiates from Weycock Cross roundabout in 3 directions. The community is commonly connected with Woodham Brothers scrapyard, a business that helped over 200 steam locomotives survive right into preservation. Although still a port, Barry is even more of a manufacturing town and as a solution centre for the Vale of Glamorgan. Barry Docks and also the adjacent enterprise zone form the largest employment centre in the town. The anchors, whose road links were considerably improved with the opening of the Docks Link Road in 1981, currently have straight road accessibility with the M4 freeway. The anchors can deal with vessels up to 23,000 tonnes as well as the first-class tidal position near to the deep-water channel of the Severn Estuary, allows for set up cruisings. With its transit sheds, storage facilities and also open storage space, the anchors are outfitted to deal with mass cargoes but with the ditching of their previous electrical cranes, ships' own derricks have to be made use of or cranes employed in by ABP as called for. Two roll on/roll off berths are offered and have been used by paths to Ireland as well as West Africa. As at January 2016, Intermodal raifreight web traffic is being operated from No. 2 Dock. With a brand-new visibility on the Mole in No. 1 Dock and also the stipulation of a concrete slipway from it, recreation rowing as well as dinghy cruising is readily available (2016 ). The majority of industrial companies lie in the dock area. The biggest are the chemical creating worries such as Cabot Carbon and Dow Corning that recently finished the growth of the largest silicones plant in Europe. Other primary employers in Barry Docks are Jewson Builders' Merchants, Western Welding and also Engineering, Bumnelly, and also Associated British Ports Holdings who, given that 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 area of open space, with timberlands, streams, and accessibility to a pebbly coastline. In the park is the former Barry Railway Company viaduct with 13 arched periods standing 110 ft high. Following the closure of the Vale of Glamorgan line to guests in between Barry and also Bridgend in 1964, it was reopened on 10 June 2005 and for most of its 19 miles, offers a scenic view and link to Llantwit Major as well as past to Bridgend.