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1948 One of 12 Area Gas Boards established by the government to operate the nationalised gas industry, each a separate body with its own management structure. Companies and other bodies nationalised and included in this area:
ALDEBURG GAS LIGHT COMPANY
AMPTHILL GAS AND COKE COMPANY
ASPLEY GUISE & WOBURN SANDS GAS COMPANY LTD
ATTLEBOROUGH GAS COMPANY LTD
AYLSHAM UNDERTAKING - BRITISH GAS LIGHT COMPANY LTD
BARNET DISTRICT GAS AND WATER COMPANY
BALDOCK GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY LTD
BEDFORD DISTRICT GAS COMPANY
1973 The Area Boards became Regions of the British Gas Corporation.