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 163,113 pages of information and 245,598 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.

Shoreditch Gasworks

From Graces Guide

of Whiston Road, Shoreditch

1823 Shoreditch gasworks were built by the Imperial Gas Light and Coke Co

1862 One of 3 gasworks of Imperial Gas Light and Coke Co

1876 The company was amalgamated with the Gas Light and Coke Co

1934 Continued to manufacture coke (?) until 1934 after which only the CWG (Carburetted Water Gas) plant remained in operation until the site was finally closed in 1953 and subsequently dismantled.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] National Archives