Links to other sites


Biggar Gasworks Museum, Biggar, South Lanarkshire

A complete preserved small town gas works with a collection of appliances and other artefacts on display in the former showroom building.


04-Fakenham-01Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History, Norfolk

This preserved small town gas works, the only one in England, also has displays of meters, equipment and appliances in its workshop buildings. The upper floor of the gas works offices houses a museum of local history.


04-FlameFlame – the Gasworks Museum of Ireland, Carrickfergus, County Antrim

A complete town gas works, which has recently undergone extensive restoration


Milestones – Hampshire’s living history museum, Basingstoke

Hampshire Museums has a collection of appliances and other gas industry objects, some of which are on display at Milestones

Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

This has a major gallery devoted to all aspects of the British gas industry. In addition, a number of working gas engines are on display in the Power Hall.

National Gas Archive, Warrington

This archive, maintained by National Grid plc, houses records dating back to the birth of Britain’s gas industry and also has an extensive reference library.

The Science Museum, London

Although the Science Museum no longer has any gas industry material on display, it has an extensive collection of objects in store as well as a library of reference material.

The Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM)

IGEM has a small library of historic publications at its offices in Loughborough and supports the Panel for the History of the Gas Industry, which produces a newsletter – Historic Gas Times.

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