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 149,717 pages of information and 235,473 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.

National Chemical Laboratory

From Graces Guide

1958 The Chemical Research Laboratory was renamed the National Chemical Laboratory

1958 the Chemistry Research Board was replaced by a National Chemical Laboratory Steering Committee with similar terms of reference.

1959 the National Collection of Industrial Bacteria was transferred to the Torry Research Station

The Chemical Engineering Group was transferred to the Warren Spring Laboratory.

1964 the Extraction of Metals Group was also transferred to the Warren Spring Laboratory and the steering committee was dissolved.

1965 the National Chemical Laboratory was absorbed by the National Physical Laboratory, on the transfer of the latter to the control of the Ministry of Technology.

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Sources of Information

  • National Archives [1]