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British Steel Corporation

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1971. Skinningrove Works.

British Steel Corporation of London.

1918 New private steel company formed by Baldwins, their bankers and associates; it was called the British Steel Corporation; it had acquired the Briton Ferry Works and extensive land between the Swansea docks and the Neath River to host blast furnaces and coke ovens[1].

1919 Acquired by Baldwins[2].

NB Another British Steel Corporation was created in 1967 to hold the nationalised industry

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 30 October 1918
  2. The Times, 21 January 1919