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Fulham Power Station

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1934. The Fulham Power Station under Construction.
1936. Fulham power station.

1925 Opening of the extension to the existing power station consisting of 2x6000kW turbo-generators; Vickers were main contractors

1936 Second power station commmissioned. The main turbine-alternators were supplied by Metropolitan-Vickers. The plant included a 12.5 kVA Brush-Ljungstrom house service turbine-alternator. Boilers by the Stirling Boiler Co. Mather and Platt boiler feed pumps. Air compressors by J. Browett-Lindley (1931) Ltd.[1]

c. 1940/42 Fulham power station produced war equipment on its machine tools outside maintenance periods. Employees of Borough of Fulham Electricity Department were assisted by women taken on and trained for the work.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Engineer, 9 October 1936
  2. [2] 'Electricity Supply in the UK: A chronology' Electricity Council, c. 1987