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Notting Hill Electric Lighting Co

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1891 Generated electricity at a station in High St, Notting Hill by 700 hp generator; distributed at 200V using the d.c. system with accumulators[1]

1899 Kensington and Knightsbridge Electric Lighting Co and Notting Hill Electric Light Co started construction of the Wood Lane Power Station

1909 One of 5 companies in London that the London County Council proposed to acquire[2]

1923 Main transmission lines were acquired by the London Electricity Joint Committee which also acquired the Wood Lane, Shepherd's Bush generating station[3].



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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 19, 1891
  2. The London Gazette 19 November 1909
  3. The Times, Oct 16, 1928