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North Thames Gas Board

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1955. Part of a horizontal retort house.[1]

The North Thames Gas Board was a state-owned utility providing gas for light and heat to industries and homes in part of England. The Board's area included parts of the County of London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Surrey. The Board was established on 1 May 1949.

The Board took over the following local authority and privately owned gas production and supply utilities:

1973 The board was dissolved when the business became a region of the British Gas Corporation.

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Sources of Information

  1. Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia. Volume VIII. Engineering. Oxford University Press, 1955.