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Birmingham Gas Works

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1900. Saltley gas holder.
1900. Saltley gas holder; internal view.

1875 The Corporation of the City of Birmingham purchased the facilities of the Birmingham Gas Light and Coke Co and the Birmingham and Staffordshire Gas Light Co

By 1927 the gas-department had five gas works, situated at Saltley, Nechells, Windsor Street, Adderley Street, and Swan Village.

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