Design and construction of Oldbury power station

Made:
1950-1969
maker:
Oldbury Nuclear Power Station

Collection of copy dyeline drawings relating to the design and construction of Oldbury power station near Thornbury in Gloucestershire. It comprises many drawings of The Nuclear Power Group (box 1); the Central Electricity Generating Board, Associated Electrical Industries Ltd., Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd., C. A. Parsons & Co. Ltd. (all box 2); John Thompson (various companies), and Strachan & Henshaw Ltd., plus a much smaller number of drawings of Blaw Knox Ltd., Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd., Clyde, Crane & Booth, J. & E. Hall Ltd., Rendel, Palmer & Tritton, and others (all box 3). 3 large archive boxes. [Oldbury was built between 1961 and 1967 and began to supply the grid in 1967. It is due to cease generation in Dec 2008 before decommisioning.

Details

Extent:
3 large archive boxes
Identifier:
OLD