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1882 a Provisional Order was granted to the Incandescent Electric Lighting Co for lighting an area of Birmingham.
They installed a small generating plant in the neighbourhood of Paradise Street, from which the Town Hall and a few adjoining shops were lighted.
1886 As the company had not fulfilled the obligations required by the Provisional Order, the Order was cancelled by the Board of Trade.