Electricity supply (Research note)

Public supply of electricity came to Canterbury in March 1899 at a site that is now Sainsburys’ Kingsmead store.  This is the story of how  plans were subject to delays but how the plant flourished.

Electricity sub-station in Beer Cart Lane
(built around 1930)

KEY WORDS:  Edward Lukey;  County Hotel;  Sainsburys;  George Collard