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.

Ribble Power Station

From Graces Guide

of Penwortham near Preston

Ribble Power Station was a coal-fired electricity generating station on the River Ribble.

The station was built by the Corporation of Preston to replace a small privately-run generating station in the town.

1923 Construction started

1924 The station began supplying electricity to Preston and the surrounding area.

1925 Station officially opened

1943-7 The station was expanded with new equipment (known as the No.2 or 'B' station)

1976 the power station was closed and subsequently demolished.

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