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Hartshead Generating Station

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of Wakefield Road, Stalybridge

1926 Plant was opened. It was run by the Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield Tramway and Electricity Board, which had been formed in 1899.

1948 The SHMD's electricity interests were nationalised. The Hartshead Power Station became part of the British Electricity Authority, the predecessor of the Central Electricity Generating Board and remained in use until 1979.

See also Hartshead Power Station

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Sources of Information

  • Power Stations in Greater Manchester [1]