Associated Ethyl/Octel

Scope and Content

Papers of Associated Ethyl / Octel, Amlwch including: Account Books; Newsletters and Magazines; Manuals and Photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1951 The Associated Ethyl Company Limited proposed a new Bromine from sea water facility be established at Amlwch known as Octel and in 1953 production began. In 1961 the company name was changed to Associated Octel Co. Ltd. Later Great Lakes, the Amlwch site was closed in 2004. Decommissiong followed and the site was purchased in 2007 by Canatxx.

Access Information

Mynediad cyfyngedig/Restricted access

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit


Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Archifau Ynys Môn /Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da/Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Amanda Sweet for Archifau Ynys Môn using the following source: Archifiau Ynys Môn/Anglesey Archives, WM/2623

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected