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Electrical Development Association (EDA)

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March 1921.
1953. Testing House at Leatherhead, Surrey.
February 1954.
December 1954.
October 1962.
October 1963.
November 1963.

See also: British Electrical Development Association (BEDA).

of Charing Cross, London

1919 The British Electrical Development Association (EDA) was formed in 1919

1964 The EDA's testing house at Leatherhead was taken over by the Electricity Council; these laboratories were concerned mainly with the testing of domestic electrical appliances and certification under the British Electro-technical Approvals Board for Household Equipment (BEAB) scheme.

1966 the Electricity Council took over responsibility from the EDA for all national promotional work carried out on behalf of the Area Boards.

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Sources of Information

  • History of Electricity Council [1]