“Gloucestershire comes to the light” – Thursday 3 March 2022

The story of how and when Gloucestershire got electricity – and why Stroud was late to the party!

Stroud gas works, like many gas works, was in the way of building a power station because of threats to local shareholders

“Gloucestershire comes to the light” is the story of how the county got electric power. It is a surprisingly contorted tale about something we generally take for granted in this day and age. The talk brings the story up to date.

We enjoyed a comprehensive analysis and a beautifully illustrated talk by Tony Conder on Thursday 3 March 2022 at 7.30pm via Zoom. A recording will be available on request.