Our history

1 May 2017

National Grid Gas Distribution begin business under new brand, Cadent

31 March 2017

National Grid Gas Distribution Ltd sold

1 October 2016

National Grid Gas Distribution Ltd created as part of National Grid

July 2005

Adoption of National Grid as single name for principal businesses

1 June 2005

Sale of four gas distribution networks

21 October 2002

Merger of National Grid and Lattice completed

April 2002

Merger of National Grid and Lattice announced

23 October 2000

Lattice demerged from British Gas

17 February 1997

Centrica demerged from British Gas

8 December 1986

Trading in shares of British Gas plc commenced

24 August 1986

Assets of British Gas Corporation transferred to British Gas plc (integrated gas company for UK)

Business with us

We're at the heart of heat.

We work closely with other gas networks and energy companies, always aiming to deliver value for our customers.

What we do

At Cadent our job is to connect customers to the gas they use – whether it's homes factories, shops or businesses. We work with other companies to ensure gas is available when and where it’s needed.

Working for us

There are lots of opportunities at Cadent. Find out more about our culture and programmes.