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Power Stations Scottish

About the group Any pictures or information on Scottish Power Stations or Electricity Works, can you identify any unmarked sites on any photo.

Created 17 July 2012

Dumbarton Power Station Electricity Works

Opened by the Electric Supply Corporation Ltd in 1907 to supply electricity to the town and Tramway, Trams stopped in 1928, Supply taken over by the Clyde Valley Electric Power Company in 1946

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Sunday 22nd of December 2013 02:05:04 PM
McDonald Rd Power Station Electricity Works built by the Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Dept

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Department

Gen Start Date: 1898

Gen Stop Date: 1927?

Demolished: N/A

Station Size MW: 10

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Sunday 15th of December 2013 04:13:18 PM
Dewar Place Electricity Works Power Station built by the Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Dept

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Department?

Gen Start Date: 1895

Gen Stop Date: 1927?

Demolished: N/A

Station Size MW: ?

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Sunday 15th of December 2013 04:08:18 PM
Leith Junction Place Electricity Works Power Station built by the Leith Corporation Electricity Dept

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Department

Gen Start Date: 1897

Gen Stop Date: 1921?

Demolished: ?

Station Size MW: 2.5

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Sunday 15th of December 2013 04:02:33 PM
Dollar Electricity Works Power Station

Electric Supply Corporation Ltd opened sometime before 1922

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Saturday 10th of August 2013 03:13:11 PM
Pinkston Power Station built by Glasgow Corporation Tramways

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: SSEB

Gen Start Date: 1901

Gen Stop Date: 1975

Demolished: 1976?

Station Size MW: 65

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Sunday 23rd of June 2013 04:59:50 PM
Lossiemouth Power Station built by the Lossiemouth and Branderburgh Corporation

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: NSHEB

Gen Start Date: 1914

Gen Stop Date: 1951

Demolished: N/A

Station Size MW: 0.258

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Sunday 23rd of June 2013 04:47:32 PM
Inverness Power Station built by the North of Scotland Electric Light and Power Company Ltd

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: NSHEB

Gen Start Date: 1905

Gen Stop Date: >1947

Demolished: ?

Station Size MW: 2

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Sunday 23rd of June 2013 04:35:57 PM
Campbeltown Power Station built by the Campbeltown & Mid-Argyll Electric Supply Co Ltd

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: NSHEB

Gen Start Date: 1935

Gen Stop Date: 1963

Demolished: N/A

Station Size MW: 3.74

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Sunday 12th of May 2013 04:47:12 PM
Arbroath Power Station buildt by the Grampian Electric Supply Company

Current Owner/ Owner at Close: NSHEB

Gen Start Date: 1908

Gen Stop Date: >1952

Demolished: ?

Station Size MW: 7.25

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Sunday 12th of May 2013 04:31:15 PM
Braehead Power Station under construction, Yoker Power Station also visible

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Sunday 12th of May 2013 03:37:46 PM
Built by the Scottish Central Electrical Power Co, opened in 1905, later became part of 132KV Central Scotland Grid, the station was latterly operated by SSEB and was closed in 1973 with demolition following in 1976, at its largest size, the station could generate 70MW.

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Monday 6th of May 2013 12:44:22 PM
Built by the Edinburgh Corporation Electricity Department, opened in 1923 and became part of 132KV Central Scotland Grid, the station was latterly operated by SSEB and was closed in 1975 with demolition following in 1981, at its largest size, the station could generate 146MW.

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Monday 6th of May 2013 12:36:57 PM
Pitlochry hydro-electric power 15MW built by the NSHEB and completed in 1951 as part of the Tummel Hydro-Electric Power Scheme

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Monday 6th of May 2013 12:22:48 PM
Stannergate Power Station also known as Caroline Port A, built by Dundee Corporation, opened 1909, taken over by the NSHEB in 1947, closed in 1960s?. Caroline Port B was built adjacent to this site.



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Sunday 5th of May 2013 04:45:20 PM
Cow Wynd, Station Rd

This station was built in 1901 By Falkirk Town Council to provide a public supply, but also to provide current for an electric tramway system, opened in stages between 1901 and 1905. Taken over BEA when nationalised in 1947 and closed by SSEB in the 1970s. Largest size 7.5MW

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Wednesday 13th of March 2013 01:09:04 PM
Montrose Electricity Works opened by the Angus Electric Light & Power Co Ltd in 1901

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Sunday 18th of November 2012 04:55:48 PM
Dudhope Crescent Rd Power Station Electricity Works, built in 1893 by the Dundee Corporation

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 02:39:12 PM
Blackhall Power Station Electricity Works built in 1899 by the Paisley Corporation, closed in 1930

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 02:07:20 PM
Bo'ness Power Station Electricity Works, built by the National Electric Wiring Co Ltd and opened in 1905

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 01:52:53 PM
Kirkcaldy Tramway Power Station Electricity Works built by the Kirkcaldy Corporation Tramways in 1902

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 01:42:18 PM
Friarton, the Shore, Perth Power Station Electricity Works, built by the Perth Corporation in1901 and extended in 1905 for the tramway. Largest total capacity 3MW

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 01:31:07 PM
Broughty Ferry Power Station Electricity Works built by the Broughty Ferry Town Council in 1902

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Saturday 28th of July 2012 01:24:24 PM
Milburn St Power Station, Electricity Works at Dee Village, also referred to as Ferryhill Power Station, built by the Aberdeen Corporation and opened in 1901, expanded several times, taken over by the NSHEB and eventually closed in 1969, largest generating capacity 57.25MW.

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Friday 27th of July 2012 02:08:14 PM
Grangemouth Docks Caledonian Railway Company, Power Station Electricity Works opened in 1884

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 09:06:28 PM
Rothesay Dock was the first dock in the United Kingdom to be equipped entirely with electric machinery. The power station consisted of an engine house, a boiler house and a condensing plant house. Built by the Clyde Trust in 1907

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 09:02:21 PM
Ayr Mill St Power Station Electricity Works built by the Ayr Corporation in 1896, was extended in 1901 to cope with the additional demand required for the tramways. The Ayrshire Electricity Board was set up in 15/05/23, soon after a new 20kv overhead line was constructed from the large Kilmarnock power station and the Ayr station closed

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:50:59 PM
Greenholm St Power Station Electricity Works, built by the Kilmarnock Corporation in 1904 it was taken over by the Ayrshire Electricity Board and substantially enlarged in the 1920s. In 1932 became a base-load station for the National Grid, it was taken over by the SSEB and finaly closed in 1976. It's largest capacity was 85MW, demolition was complete by 1979

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:39:44 PM
Stannergate Power Station also known as Caroline Port A, built by Dundee Corporation, opened 1909, taken over by the NSHEB in 1947, closed in 1960s?. Caroline Port B was built adjacent to this site.

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:28:32 PM
Dalmarnock Power Station Electricity Works, Opened 1920 by Glasgow Corporation Electricity Department, Work started in 1914 but was suspended after a year in 1915 because of WW1 but was started again before the end of the war. Dalmarnock Power Station was eventually commissioned in two stages, in 1920 and 1926, with various extensions in later years. Closed 1977 by South of Scotland Electricity Board, Largest size 237.5MW

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:15:09 PM
John St Power Station, Electricity Works built by Muir, Mavor & Coulson Ltd in 1888, taken over by Glasgow Corporation Electricity Department in August 1893, closed when street lighting was altered so it could be supplied from Waterloo St

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 08:06:55 PM
Waterloo St Power Station, Electricity Works built by the Glasgow Corporation, offical opening 22/04/1893, closed 1903. The picture shows extensive modifications and an extra floor being added, building was used by the Glasgow Corporation Electricity dept, SSEB and Scottish Power before being converted into a hotel.

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Monday 23rd of July 2012 07:55:03 PM
Alloa electricity power station built by Alloa Council in 1924

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Sunday 22nd of July 2012 03:40:37 PM
Brechin Power Station, built by the Angus Electric Light & Power Co Ltd in 1901

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Sunday 22nd of July 2012 03:36:38 PM
Dumfries Leafield Rd Power Station

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Sunday 22nd of July 2012 03:28:17 PM
Yoker Power Station, built by the Clyde Valley Electrical Power Company, opened 1905, extended several times up to 1939 (visible is the 1929 extension being built, which contained 6 boilers and No6 turbine), closed 1976 and demolished in the 1978. Largest total capacity 100MW.

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Thursday 19th of July 2012 07:46:33 PM
Clyde's Mill Power Station, built by the Clyde Valley Electrical Power Company, opened 1916, extended several times up to 1955, closed in 1978 and demolished in 1980. Largest total capacity 277MW.



Separate 55 MW gas turbine station to the west built in 1965 closed in 1985 and demolished in 2000.

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Thursday 19th of July 2012 07:37:51 PM
Motherwell Leven St Power Station, built by the Clyde Valley Electrical Power Company, opened 1906 extended 1912, closed 1932 and demolished in the 1970’s. Largest total capacity 18MW.

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Thursday 19th of July 2012 07:27:19 PM
Govan Helen St Electricity works

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Tuesday 17th of July 2012 11:45:52 PM
Govan Helen St Electricity works visible middle right

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Tuesday 17th of July 2012 10:20:07 PM