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Bankside Power Station (Smoke)

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power what special steps will be taken to prevent oil smoke from the new Bankside power station interfering with the view of St. Paul's.

In giving their consent to the erection of the new stations, the Electricity Commissioners will stipulate that it should use the most efficient methods for eliminating smoke. The details of this requirement will be settled in agreement with my right hon. Friends the Ministers of Health and Works. Moreover, any emission of black smoke would be subject to the smoke nuisance provisions in the Public Health (London) Act, 1936, and smoke by-laws made by the London County Council.