National Grid mimic board from Becca Hall, Leeds

Made:
circa 1980 in Aberdeen
Mimic board from Becca Hall used 1983-1997, used as a regional UK National Grid electricity control centre. Used

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Mimic board from Becca Hall used 1983-1997, used as a regional UK National Grid electricity control centre. Used
Science Museum Group Collection
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Mimic board from the UK National Grid regional control centre at Becca Hall in Leeds. .

A mimic board is a plan of a power distribution network. It is comprised of over one-hundred-and-forty tiles is from the mimic board used at the Leeds regional control centre of the National Grid. It mapped out the electricity supply for the north of England and Wales from 1983 to 1997.

Details

Category:
Electricity Supply
Object Number:
Y2011.68
Measurements:
Overall: 3000 mm x 3000 mm, 238 kg
type:
mimic board
credit:
Gift of James Fawcett