North Thames Gas Board
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The North Thames Gas Board was a state-owned utility area gas board providing gas for light and heat to industries and homes in part of England. The board's area included parts of the County of London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Surrey.
The board was established on 1 May 1949, and dissolved in 1973 when it became a region of the British Gas Corporation.
The board took over the following local authority and privately owned gas production and supply utilities:
- Ascot District Gas and Electricity Company (Only the gas operations were acquired: the electricity undertaking had become part of the Southern Electricity Board in 1948).
- Chertsey Gas Consumers' Company Ltd.
- Commercial Gas Company.
- Gas Light and Coke Company.
- Hornsey Gas Company.
- Lea Bridge District Gas Company.
- North Middlesex Gas Company.
- Romford Gas Company.
- Slough Gas and Coke Company.
- Southend-on-Sea County Borough Corporation.
- Uxbridge, Maidenhead Wycombe and District Gas Company.
- Windsor Royal Gaslight Company.
- The Gas (Allocation of Undertakings to Area Boards and Gas Council) Order, 1949 (1949 No. 742)
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