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Currently we are working on the Gasworks book. It will be coming soon. More information will be added when the book has been finished.



Uploaded Gas Works Photos - click a photo to see an enlarged picture with further info.


St Marks Portadown
St Marks Portadown

St Marks Church Portadown with the old gas light

Gas meters
Gas meters

Who remembers the old gas meters?

Refurbished gates
Refurbished gates

The repaired original Gasworks gates today. If you look closely you will see that some of the original parts had to be omitted due to being so badly damaged.



The original Gasworks gates
The original Gasworks gates

In this photograph see what the original Portadown Gasworks gates looked like before they were taken for repair. Unfortunately in the repair the members were not able to keep everything from the original gates as they had badly deteriorated beyond repair.

Asda opening
Asda opening

See some of our members with the Mayor Carla Lockhart at the opening of Asda 2012

Asda opening
Asda opening

See some of our members with Dame Peters at the opening of Asda in 2012



Carngrove Hotel
Carngrove Hotel

This was the original site of Mr Stanley’s house this photograph was taken before the hotel was knocked down to make way for an Almac’s car park.

Asda’s construction
Asda’s construction

Asda’s construction May 2012

Photo of Gasworks
Photo of Gasworks

In this photograph see the view that people seen of the Gasworks coming from Joseph Street and the corner of Bridge Street.



Retort House
Retort House

The Gasworks Retort House

Gasworks Showroom Opening
Gasworks Showroom Opening

The Gasworks Showhouse was opened in the early 1960’s in the background see the retort house and the boiler stack.

Cookery demonstration early 1960’s
Cookery demonstration early 1960’s

A cookery demonstration at Portadown Gasworks early 1960’s.
Names left to right Mr Roberts, Mr McCourt, Unknown, Mr Corbett, Mr Stanley Chairman, Mr Clegg Salesrep

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Portadown Fireplace advert
Portadown Fireplace advert

Echs would like too thank Portadown Fireplaces for taking an advert in our new book Portadown Gasworks
Hoy’s advert
Hoy’s advert

ECHS would like Hoy’s butchers for their donation in taking out an advertisement in our Gasworks book
DJ Maguire and Associates advert
DJ Maguire and Associates advert

ECHS would like to thank DJ Maguire’s and Associates dental practitioners for their kind donation and sponsorship of our upcoming Gasworks book. We would like to congratulate the practice in 30 years on business in the Edenderry area of Portadown.
Joseph Poots and Son Advert
Joseph Poots and Son Advert

ECHS would like to thank Joseph Poots and Son Funeral Directors for their kind donation for an advert into the Gasworks book.
George McNabb’s & Co advert
George McNabb’s & Co advert

ECHS would like to thank George McNabb and Co for being the first to take an advert in the ''Gasworks'' book. the company has been in the Edenderry area of Portadown since 1975 and was initial established by George McNabb. they are an indepentent family business and are proud members of the Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors www.georgemcnabb.co.uk

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