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North Eastern Gas Board

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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:

ACKWORTH, FEATHERSTONE, PURSTON & SHARLSTON GAS COMPANY
AIREDALE GAS COMPANY
ASKERN GAS COMPANY
BATLEY CORPORATION GAS DEPARTMENT
BRADFORD GAS LIGHT COMPANY
BEVERLEY CORPORATION GAS DEPARTMENT
BRIGHOUSE CORPORATION GAS DEPARTMENT
BINGLEY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL GAS DEPARTMENT
BOSTON SPA GAS COMPANY LTD
BRADFORD CORPORATION GAS DEPARTMENT
BRIDLINGTON GAS COMPANY
THE BROUGH, ELLOUGHTON & WELTON GAS LIGHT & COKE COMPANY LTD
CALVERLY & HORSFORTH DISTRICT GAS COMPANY
CASTELFORD AND WHITWOOD GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
CHURWELL GAS LIGHT COMPANY
CLAYTON, ALLERTON & THORNTON GAS COMPANY
COLNE VALLEY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL GAS DEPARTMENT
DEWSBURY CORPORATION GAS DEPARTMENT
DENBY DALE GAS LIGHT COMPANY LTD
DRIGHLINGTON AND GILDERSOME GAS LIGHT COMPANY
DRIFFIELD URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL GAS DEPARTMENT
EAST ARDSLEY GAS COMPANY
EASINGWOLD GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY LTD
EAST HULL GAS COMPANY
ECCLESHILL & BOLTON GAS COMPANY
ELLAND-CUM-GREETLAND GAS COMPANY
FILEY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL GAS DEPARTMENT
GARFORTH GAS CONSUMERS' COMPANY LTD


1973 The Area Boards became Regions of the British Gas Corporation.

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