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British Commercial Gas Association

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January 1929.
August 1930.
November 1933. Mr. Therm.
December 1933.
December 1934.
December 1938.
November 1944.

British Commercial Gas Association (BCGA).

47 Victoria Street, London S.W.

c.1911 Association founded

1916 Reported to its members that a National Gas Council had been established, made up of representatives of all the governing bodies of organisations in the gas industry, to deal with matters that concern the whole of the gas industry.[1]

1937 A new industry headquarters was opened at Gas Industry House, Grosvenor Place, London; it housed the Institution of Gas Engineers, the British Commercial Gas Association, the National Gas Council, the Women's Gas Council, the British Gas Federation and other organisations[2]

1943 The gas industry proposed the formation of the British Gas Association, a merger of the National Gas Council and the British Commercial Gas Association[3]

1946 The British Gas Council was founded incorporating the National Gas Council and the British Commercial Gas Association; it worked to oppose nationalisation[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 01, 1916
  2. The Times, Feb 20, 1937
  3. The Times Nov 03, 1943
  4. The Times, Sep 06, 1946