Meaford 'B' Power Station, Stone

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Date:27th of June 1956

Description:An aerial view taken during the construction of the coal powered electricity generating power station Meaford 'B'.

'B' station which was formally opened on 4/10/1957. Generation started in December 1955. 'B' station generated for the last time on 28/09/1990 at 13.00. The cooling towers were demolished in September 1991 just before formal closure on 1/10/1991. However, the power station itself was not demolished until 1996 with work commencing in early January and the chimney coming down by explosion on the 6th June 1996.

The much smaller 'A' station opened in 1947 and ceased generation in 1974 and was demolished in 1982.


Photographer: Aero Pictorial Ltd.

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Donor ref:P2007.005.0053 (37/24342)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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