Compiled by Gordon Smith, Information Services Manager, British Steel Shotton, 1968-1997, based on information from numerous sources.

Every effort has been made to verify and ensure accuracy. It is recognised that many small-scale galvanising operations have existed but this history records those that have had a major impact on the coatings industry.

Main processes covered

White coils of steel watched by worker wearing high vis, Tata Steel Shotton, North Wales

Photo: Daily Post