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Colwyn Bay and District Gas…


Colwyn Bay and District Gas Works. LOCAL COMPARATIVE STATISTICS. Turning in the Board of Trade's recently issued annual return of Gas Undertakings, to the statistics relating to the Colwyn Bay Gas Company, we find the following variations under three heads and for three periods;— Coal carbonised Gas made Number of Year. Tons. Feet. Consumers. 1890 800 6319000 155 1893 1127 9438000 205 1891 1278 10445000 224 INCOME, PROFIT, AND PRICE. The Company's total receipts during the year 1894, from the sale of gas, residuals, etc., was -C2434, and, after deducting the expenditure on wages, fuel, and maintenance of works, there was a profit balance of £826. The price of gas charged to private consumers, was 6s per thousand, subject to a discount of 5 to 30 per cent. MAINS AND LAMPS. The mains in use for the distribution of the gas to consumers, measured about 10 miles, and, in addition to supplying the private consumers^above- mentioned, there was in use for lighting the streets 120 public lamps.

---Llandudno Eisteddfod Executive…