British Benzole

Scope and Content

A general view of the British Benzole plant.

Administrative / Biographical History

British Benzol and Coal Distillation. In 1928 a public company was formed to build a coal distillation plant, with a benzol rectification plant, on a site leased from the Bedwas Navigation Colliery Co (1921) Ltd. [Source: Grace's Guide to British Industrial History,, accessed 21 Nov 2017]

Custodial History

Previous reference number: DNCB/66/124