Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Manor Street Power Station

From Graces Guide

c.1900 According to George Horley the "Cadogan Electric Light Company" owned the power station at Manor Street, London - the questions are which company and which power station?

1904 Construction of Manor Street Power Station started.[1]

Operated by the Chelsea Electricity Supply Corporation

1928 The station was demolished and replaced by a more compact unit.


  • Old photographs here [2], including photos showing the construction of the 175 ft chimney.


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Chelsea Manor Street: The Alpha Place: electricity by Dave Walker, Local Studies Librarian for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, June 8, 2017
  2. [2] Chelsea Manor Street: The Alpha Place: electricity by Dave Walker, Local Studies Librarian for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, June 8, 2017