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Gloucester Electricity Works.
1897 Robert Hammond presented a report to the Gloucester Corporation on options for an electricity supply and dust destructor works at Gloucester; the Corporation accepted his recommendations and decided to appoint Mr Hammond to plan and supervise the construction of the works
1899 Gloucester Corporation Electricity established the works, using the three-wire low-tension direct-current system of distribution - Mr. Robert Hammond was consulting engineer. The plant consisted of two small reciprocating sets
Subsequent additions of similar type and larger size, and later of steam-turbine driven plant, increased its capacity to 6,200 kw. The limitations of the site rendered further extension impracticable
1928 A contract was arranged for the purchase in bulk of additional requirements from the West Gloucestershire Power Company.