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Ntlhell

ntl:hell was an independent consumer lobby group designed by customers of NTL to discuss issues and create a community where people could submit their own views of the company, and how to make products or services better. Running for close to fiv ...

                                               

Anglian Water

Anglian Water is a water company that operates in the East of England. Anglian Water is regulated under the United Kingdom Water Industry Act 1991. It came into existence in 1979 as part of the partial privatisation of the water industry. It took ...

                                               

Austin Rover Group

The Austin Rover Group was a British motor manufacturer. It was created in 1982 as the mass-market car manufacturing subsidiary of British Leyland. Previously, this entity had been known as BL Cars Ltd which encompassed the Austin-Morris and Jagu ...

                                               

British European Airways

British European Airways, formally British European Airways Corporation, was a British airline which existed from 1946 until 1974. BEA operated to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East from airports around the United Kingdom. The airline was a ...

                                               

British Rail

British Railways, which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the overground rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997. It was formed from the nationalisation of the "Big Four" British rai ...

                                               

British South American Airways

British South American Airways was a state-run airline in the United Kingdom in the late 1940s responsible for services to the Caribbean and South America. Originally named British Latin American Air Lines it was renamed before services started i ...

                                               

David Colville & Sons

David Colville & Sons, a Scottish iron and steel company, was founded in 1871 and it opened its Dalzell Steel and Iron Works at Motherwell in 1872. By the first World War, it was the largest steel works in Scotland and it continued to expanded af ...

                                               

E.ON UK

E.ON UK is a British energy company and part of the global energy firm E.ON. It is the second largest electricity and gas supplier in the UK and one of the Big Six energy suppliers. It was founded in 1989 as Powergen, and was listed on the London ...

                                               

East Midlands Electricity

The East Midlands Electricity Board was formed in 1947 as one of the United Kingdoms 12 area electricity boards specified under the Electricity Act 1947. In 1990 it was floated on the stock market as East Midlands Electricity plc, which went thro ...

                                               

English Steel Corporation

The English Steel Corporation Ltd was a United Kingdom steel producer. The company was jointly owned by Cammell Laird and Vickers and was formed to bring together their basic steel making interests, principally in the Sheffield area but also incl ...

                                               

Midland Red

Midland Red was a bus company that operated in The Midlands from 1905 until 1981. It was one of the largest English bus companies, operating over a large area between Gloucester in the south and Derbyshire in the north, and from Northampton to th ...

                                               

National Express Coaches

National Express is an intercity and Inter-regional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain. It is a subsidiary of National Express. Most services are subcontracted to local coach companies. The companys head office is in offic ...

                                               

North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board

The North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board was founded to design, construct and manage hydroelectricity projects in the Highlands of Scotland. It is regarded as one of the major achievements of Scottish politician Thomas Johnston, who chaired the ...

                                               

North Thames Gas Board

The North Thames Gas Board was an autonomous state-owned utility area gas board providing gas for light and heat to industries, commercial premises and homes in south-east England. The boards area of supply, encompassing 1.059 square miles, inclu ...

                                               

Northern Electric

It had its origins as the North Eastern Electricity Board, formed as part of the nationalisation of the electricity industry by the Electricity Act 1947. The assets of the board were transferred to Northern Electric plc in March 1990, and the com ...

                                               

Oxford Bus Company

Oxford Bus Company is the trading name of The City of Oxford Motor Services Ltd. It is a bus operator serving the city and surrounding area of Oxford, England. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group.

                                               

Pickfords

Pickfords is a moving company based in the United Kingdom, part of Pickfords Move Management Ltd. The business is believed to have been founded in the 17th century, making it one of the UKs oldest functioning companies, although the similar Shore ...

                                               

Public electricity supplier

Public electricity suppliers were the fourteen electricity companies created in Great Britain when the electricity market in the United Kingdom was privatised following the Electricity Act 1989. The Utilities Act 2000 subsequently split these com ...

                                               

Red Star Parcels

Red Star Parcels which is different from Red Star Services Limited was a service which used passenger trains for transporting parcels between passenger railway stations throughout the United Kingdom, owned and operated by British Rail. It was int ...

                                               

Remploy

Remploy is an organisation in the United Kingdom which provides employment placement services for disabled people. It is a major welfare-to-work provider, delivering a range of contracts and employment programmes, for people with substantial barr ...

                                               

Scottish Transport Group

The Scottish Bus Group was a state-owned group of bus operators covering the whole of mainland Scotland. The origin of the grouping was the operators owned by and including the Scottish Motor Traction company, which were transferred to Scottish O ...

                                               

SEEBOARD

SEEBOARD, formerly South Eastern Electricity Board, was a British electricity company. The electrical power industry in the United Kingdom was nationalised by the Electricity Act 1947, when over 600 electric power companies were merged into twelv ...

                                               

South of Scotland Electricity Board

The South of Scotland Electricity Board, was formed as a result of the Electricity Reorganisation Act 1954. On 1 April 1955, South West Scotland Electricity Board and South East Scotland Electricity Board were merged into the South of Scotland El ...

                                               

South West Water

South West Water provides drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall and Devon and in small areas of Dorset and Somerset. South West Water was created in 1989 with the privatisation of the water industry. It was preceded by the S ...

                                               

Southern Electric

Southern Electric plc was a public limited energy company in the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1998, when it merged with Scottish Hydro-Electric plc to form Scottish and Southern Energy plc. Since then, its "Southern Electric" name and logo hav ...

                                               

Southern Water

Southern Water is the private utility company responsible for the public wastewater collection and treatment in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent, and for the public water supply and distribution in approximately hal ...

                                               

Ulster Transport Authority

The UTA was formed by the Transport Act 1948, which merged the Northern Ireland Road Transport Board NIRTB and the Belfast and County Down Railway BCDR. Added to this in 1949 was the Northern Counties Committee NCC, owned by the British Transport ...

                                               

Unipart

Unipart Group is a multinational logistics, supply chain, manufacturing and consultancy company headquartered in Cowley, Oxfordshire, England. It has operations in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan and works across a variety of sectors t ...

                                               

Water Act 1973

The Water Act 1973 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reorganised the water, sewage and river management industry in England and Wales. Water supply and sewage disposal were removed from local authority control, and ten larger ...

                                               

Water Resources Act 1963

The Water Resources Act 1963 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that continued the process of creating an integrated management structure for water, which had begun with the passing of the Land Drainage Act 1930. It created river a ...

                                               

Wessex Water

Wessex Water Services Limited, known as Wessex Water, is a water supply and sewerage utility company serving an area of South West England, covering 10.000 square kilometres including Bristol, most of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and parts of G ...

                                               

Yorkshire Electricity

Yorkshire Electricity was an electricity distribution utility in England, serving much of Yorkshire and parts of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

                                               

Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water is a water supply and treatment utility company servicing West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire, part of North Lincolnshire, most of North Yorkshire and part of Derbyshire, in England. The company has its o ...

                                               

Impact of the privatisation of British Rail

The impact of the privatisation of British Rail has been the subject of much debate, with the stated benefits including reduced rail subsidies, lower fares, improved customer service, and more investment. The privatisation of British Rail began i ...

                                               

Privatisation of British Rail

The Privatisation of British Rail was the process by which ownership and operation of the railways of Great Britain passed from government control into private hands. Begun in 1994, it had been completed by 1997. The deregulation of the industry ...

                                               

Angel Trains

Angel Trains is a British rolling stock company created in 1994 as part of the privatisation of British Rail. Together with Porterbrook and Eversholt Rail Group, it is one of three original ROSCOs established during the privatisation effort. When ...

                                               

Loadhaul

Loadhaul Ltd. was a railfreight operator based in the north-east of the United Kingdom. It was formed in 1994, as part of the privatisation of British Rail, and acquired in 1996 by a consortium headed by Wisconsin Central, then merged into a new ...

                                               

Mainline Freight

Mainline Freight was a trainload rail freight operator based in Islington, London, England with operations extending to Yorkshire in the north and Somerset in the west. It was formed from part of British Rails Trainload Freight division as part o ...

                                               

Porterbrook

Porterbrook Leasing Company is one of a number of ROSCOs in the United Kingdom. Created in 1994 as part of the privatisation of British Rail, it specialises in the leasing of railway rolling stock and associated equipment such as station fixtures ...

                                               

Train operating company

A train operating company is a business operating passenger trains on the railway system of Great Britain under the collective National Rail brand. TOCs have existed since the privatisation of the network under the Railways Act 1993. There are tw ...

                                               

Transrail Freight

Transrail was a trainload rail freight operator based in St Blazey, England, UK with a large operating area including Scotland, Wales and the west of England. It was formed in 1994 from part of British Rails Trainload Freight division, as part of ...

                                               

ADAS (company)

ADAS is a UK-based independent agricultural and environmental consultancy and provider of rural development and policy advice. ADAS provides independent science-based research, consultancy and contracting services to a wide range of organisations ...

                                               

Defence Support Group

The Defence Support Group was an executive agency and wholly owned trading fund of the Ministry of Defence. It was established on 1 April 2008 by the merger of Defence Aviation Repair Agency and the Army Base Repair Organisation. It was created u ...

                                               

Metronet

Metronet Rail was one of two infrastructure companies in a public-private partnership with London Underground. It was responsible for the maintenance, renewal, and upgrade of the infrastructure on nine London Underground lines from 2003 to 2008. ...

                                               

Tube Lines

Tube Lines Limited, initially known as Infraco JNP, is an asset-management company responsible for the maintenance, renewal and upgrade of the infrastructure, including track, trains, signals, civils work and stations, of three London Underground ...

                                               

Truckfest

Truckfest is a transport festival in the United Kingdom centred on trucks and the haulage industry. As well as trade stands and music entertainment, highlights of the shows are displays of customised trucks and monster trucks

                                               

London Book Fair

The London Book Fair is a large book-publishing trade fair held annually, usually in April, in London, England. LBF is a global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital ...

                                               

Balmoral Show

The Balmoral Show is Northern Irelands largest agri-food event. It takes place in Balmoral Park, Lisburn each May. Sponsored by Ulster Bank, it typically includes showjumping competitions, motorcycle displays, bands, shopping, tasting, a children ...

                                               

Blackpool Aviation Week 1909

The Blackpool Aviation Week was an early British air show that took place in Blackpool in October 1909. It was recognised by the Aero Club of Great Britain making it Britains first official air show.

                                               

Cotswold Air Show

The Cotswold Air Show, formerly known as; and still referred to by some people as the Kemble Air Show, is an airshow held every year at Cotswold Airport in Gloucestershire. Attendance has grown steadily, with the 2008 event hosting nearly twenty ...