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Portsmouth Electric Supply Works

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1894. Machinery Hall, Portsmouth Electric Supply Works.

of Gunwharf Road, Portsmouth

1894 Illustration and article of the Ferranti equipment installed. [1]

The area of supply was initially limited to the County Borough of Portsmouth, which at that time comprised only a part of Portsea Island.

Post-WWI A new plant was installed in place of the original station, using three-phase, 50 cycles generation; this was inaugurated at the end of 1922.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1894/08/03 p104, p107, p109 and p122-3