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1896 Company registered
1906 A thermal storage tank at the Greenwich works exploded
1909 Issue of shares to the public; chairman Henry St. John Winkworth; managing director Henry White Bowden; the company's power station was at Blackwall Point; the company intended to supply electricity to many parts of South London
1918 Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon and Finance Co acquired large interests in the South Metropolitan Electric Light and Power Co. and the West Kent Power Co. which would enable it to supply a complete service of electrification for railways, not just carriages. 
1923 County of London Electric Supply Co acquired control of the company