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.

St John's Wood Generating Station

From Graces Guide

of Grove Road, St John's Wood, London

Belonged to Central Electric Supply Co

1912 A correspondent to The Times identified the company's station as one of 6 which should be considered for bulk supply in an integrated London network; it generated 3 phase 50 Hz 6kV, with DC at 200V - 400 V[1].

1925 One of four stations (others being Bow, Deptford East, Acton Lane Power Station) which continued in operation following the formation of the London and Home Counties Joint Electricity Authority in 1925; many other, smaller stations in central London were closed.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jun 12, 1912