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Correspondence on the L.C.C. generating station, 1905 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/66

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the London County Council generating station at Greenwich:

Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning the disturbance to instruments caused by the generating station, 1905-1908.

Correspondence with the Director of Works and London County Council Tramways concerning the 'London County Council Electric Supply Bill, 1906' and the 'London County Council Tramways Improvements Bill, 1906'.

Correspondence with Professor Ewing, Lord Rosse and Sir B. Baker concerning the disturbance to instruments caused by the generating station, 1906.

Correspondence with the Treasury and a copy of the case submitted to the Treasury solicitor against the continued operation of the generating station, 1906.

Correspondence concerning a conference held at the Admiralty on 14 November 1911, with a copy of the conclusions of the conference, 1911.

Correspondence and notes on cables and currents of the generating station and their possible interference with magnetic instruments at the Royal Observatory, 1912, with a blueprint of the 'Low Tension Cables', and an Ordnance Survey Map of London and part of Middlesex, Nos 12 NW and 23 NW, 1894-1896 edition, marked to show the generating station.


  • 1905 - 1912

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:41:30+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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