This history has been compiled by Gordon Smith, Information Services Manager, Shotton, 1968-1997. His principal sources of information were: 1895-1996: Full Circle, the story of steelmaking on Deeside, written by Gordon Smith, published 1980; The Summers of Shotton, written by Brian Redhead and Sheila Gooddie, published 1987; A Century of Shotton Steel, written by Gordon Smith, published 1996; Steel News, the in-house news magazine of British Steel Corporation, 1967-1991;Coated Products Update and Corus Colors news magazines, 1991-2006; Management and Staff Pensioners’ reunion newsletters, 2004-2014. Tata Steel Shotton Business Update July 2013; European Coil Coating Association’s information web site on pre-painted metals, November 2013.