EAW032744 ENGLAND (1950). The Associated Ethyl Co Chemical Works, Lostock Gralam, from the north-west, 1950

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Title [EAW032744] The Associated Ethyl Co Chemical Works, Lostock Gralam, from the north-west, 1950
Reference EAW032744
Date 20-September-1950
Link
Place name LOSTOCK GRALAM
Parish LOSTOCK GRALAM
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 370331, 374731
Longitude / Latitude -2.4449010405647, 53.268462869461
National Grid Reference SJ703747

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This Chemical Works was built in 1938 to produce Tetraethyl Lead the anti-knock compound added to petrol. Since the use of unleaded fuels this site became obsolete and was demolished in mid 1980's

See attached link:- http://www.amlwchhistory.co.uk/octel.html

Ian Warburton
Thursday 29th of January 2015 06:07:37 PM