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North Middlesex Gas Co

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The gas works were based at Bittacy Hill, Mill Hill.

1862 – Formed as a non-statutory company. [1]

1871 – Became statutory by Parliamentary Order. The gas works were based at Bittacy Hill, Mill Hill.

1895 – An additional Parliamentary act granted the company further powers.

1937 – Came under the control of the South Eastern Gas Company. [2]

1949 – It was nationalised (under Gas Act 1948) and vested in the North Thames Gas Board.[3]

At this time it served 11 square miles including Finchley, Hendon, Mill Hill and parts of Golders Green and 33,500 customers. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. “Always under Pressure: A History of North Thames Gas since 1949” By Malcolm E. Falkus, page 30
  2. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/646e2e97-19b5-4463-af4c-8fd1bd9ffa52
  3. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/646e2e97-19b5-4463-af4c-8fd1bd9ffa52
  4. “Always under Pressure: A History of North Thames Gas since 1949” By Malcolm E. Falkus, page 30