Building regulations, gas pipes and what you need to know

When you’re planning on doing any type of building work, building regulations and gas pipes are a crucial factor to consider. Building over or close to gas pipes should be avoided during any work on your home or business. We’ve put together some information to help you understand the risks, take the right steps and avoid the potentially severe consequences of working near gas pipes. We want anyone working near our pipes to be safe. 

We can help you to understand where your gas service pipe is located. It is important that you have the right information before you begin any building work to make sure you continue to receive a safe and reliable gas supply.

Frequently asked questions

I am planning home improvements, what do I need to know?
Can I build over a gas pipe?
What could happen if I carry out building works around the gas pipe?
What happens if building works have already taken place?
What if I don’t own the property I live in?
How to find underground gas pipes
Where can the meter be found?
An engineer has visited my property and noticed an issue with building works around my gas pipe, what happens next?