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Power Stations

For more local history see Posset Pieces

Details of Portishead’s two Power Stations now demolished:

Portishead A Power Station

Portishead B Power Station


Portishead B Power Station

Commissioned in 1929.  248,150 Kw

Aerial view before construction of Portishead B

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Commissioned in 1955.  390,000 Kw

 

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Detailed plan of both Power Stations

New map of Power Stations with modern development superimposed


Cross-section of Portishead B


Brief History of Portishead B (PDF)


Technical Details of Portishead B


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Portishead 'A' Power Station