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The Imperial Gas Light and Coke Co served an area from Pimlico to Whitechapel.
1827 the company, Imperial Gas Light and Coke Co, considered manufacturing chemical by-products and the Directors allocated money for building a tar and ammonia products works at Millwall but the plan never came to fruition.
1841 Premises at 33 John St, Bedford Row, and Great Cambridge St, Hackney
1862 Three gasworks:
1862 Harry Chubb was appointed Secretary of the Imperial Gas Light Co, at a time when that Company was seeking powers for the enlargement of its works.
Mr Haley was the foreman of articifers.
1865/6 tried to enlarge its works at Fulham and erect new works at Bow but was rejected by Parliament on both occasions
1873 One of 9 companies supplying gas to the London metropolis
1874 John Field was the accountant.