Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Mexborough Power Station

From Graces Guide

1939 The plant was planned by the Yorkshire Electric Power Co

Construction was delayed by the war.

1945 The station became operational in 1945. The station was equipped with 4 English Electric generating sets of approximately 30 MW each, giving the station a total generating capacity of 120 MW. There were four Mitchell stoker-fired boilers and four Richardson Westgarth boilers.

1981 The power station had a generating capacity of 113 MW when it closed.

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