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Brentwood Gas Co

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1834 The Brentwood Gas, Light and Coke Co. was a private company formed by Deed of Settlement.

1898 the company gained statutory powers and changed its name to the Brentwood Gas and Coke Co.

1905 the name was changed to the Brentwood Gas Company.

1924 The works were modernised between 1924 and 1926.

1925 Brentwood took over the Ingatestone and Fryering Gas Co. Ltd., closing down production at the Ingatestone works the following year leaving the site as a holder station.

1932 the Brentwood Gas Company was taken over by the Gas Light and Coke Co.

1933 the manufacturing works were closed and the site used as a holder station.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] National Archives