Press releases from our media team
The Winter’s Tale: autumn facelift for Stratford-upon-Avon’s ‘60s gas mains
Ageing 1960s gas mains being replaced in Stratford-upon-Avon. Public drop-in event on 22 August at the Shakespeare Centre.
Gas firm serves up summer lunch treat for Hinckley’s older residents
Big-hearted staff from Hinckley-based gas network Cadent flung open the doors and treated local elderly residents to a ‘getting-to-know-you’ lunch.
Key stage completed in St Helens gas pipe upgrade
A critical stage in a major engineering feat to upgrade a gas pipe in St Helens passed without a hitch - and out-of-sight, as much of it happened below ground.
Teaming up to tackle fuel poverty in Mansfield
Cadent, Mansfield District Council and AWS have teamed up to provide cheaper, cleaner gas heating systems for residents in Mansfield.
Glossop: essential work to replace an underground gas pipe
Essential repair work is due to start tomorrow (Tuesday 7 August), to completely replace a corroded 45-metre section of pipe where gas is leaking under a busy road in Glossop.
Birmingham: Summer holiday gas pipe project to benefit local people
Work to upgrade an underground gas pipe serving thousands of homes in Birmingham gets under way on Monday (6 August).
Keeping up the Cadence: How Cadent helped ensure annual cycling festival RideLondon kept on rolling through the capital’s streets
Britain’s largest gas distribution company Cadent helped maintain the cadence of the world’s greatest festival of cycling.
Cadent ranked top UK company for apprentices to work for
Cadent is the UK’s best company for apprentices to work for, and is among the top for graduates, an influential website for job hunters has just revealed.
Major gas investment project in Wolverhampton to benefit local people
August will see local gas network Cadent start work on a major engineering project to replace 1.5 km of gas pipes in Wolverhampton’s Worcester Street.
Summer gas pipe upgrade to secure supplies to Lincoln until the end of the century
1.5kms of ageing gas mains being upgraded in Wragby Road, Lincoln, to keep homes and businesses safe and warm for decades to come
Pioneering Cadent scheme springboards students to career dreams
Cadent's award-winning EmployAbility Scheme springboards students to career dreams.
Lord Mayor’s thumbs up for award-winning Cadent scheme that gives students the chance to shine in the workplace
Students graduate from Cadent's award-winning EmployAbility scheme with jobs, apprenticeships and college places.
From summer of love to summer gas upgrade: Nottingham’s ‘60s gas mains get a 21st century facelift
Ageing 1960s gas mains being renewed in A6200 Derby Road, Nottingham, in the summer holidays.
Can you dig it? Summer holiday revamp in the pipeline for second Nottingham 1960s gas main
Ageing 1960s gas mains being renewed in Nottingham Road, Nottingham, to keep homes and businesses safe and warm for the rest of the century.
Bolton Street in Ramsbottom is next in the pipeline for gas main upgrade
Essential work to ensure gas safely reaches thousands of homes in Ramsbottom, for cooking and heating, is due to start on Monday (23 July).
Re-piping Romford: Essential work to upgrade local gas mains starts later this month
Cadent engineers are preparing to carry out an essential upgrade to the local gas mains network in Romford which will help ensure local people keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies.
Hydrogen ‘must be the answer’ to decarbonising heavy industry, says MP
Speaking at an event at the Houses of Parliament this week, organised by Cadent, James Heappey MP hails hydrogen as the answer to decarbonising heavy industry.
New chair Zoe McLeod calls for members for Cadent’s independent Customer Engagement Group
Cadent is excited to introduce today (28/06/18), Zoe McLeod as the chair of a new independent Customer Engagement Group (CEG) which is being established to challenge the company on the development...
From summer of love to summer holiday gas upgrade: Sheffield’s ‘60s gas mains get a 21st century facelift
Gas mains in Sheffield's Upwell Street are being renewed during summer 2018.
Icing on the cupcake: Cadent celebrates Cupcake Day 2018 as executives skill-up on the road to becoming dementia friendly
Cadent employees across England have kicked off an epic four-week bake-off with a special Cupcake Day while senior executives underwent dementia awareness training.
Future-proofing Lincoln’s gas supplies: ageing gas mains get a 21st century upgrade
Major project to renew ageing gas mains in Yarborough Cresecent, Lincoln, starts on 4 July.
Next stop High Street, Whitchurch, for UK-wide gas network upgrade
Work is set to get under way soon to upgrade an essential gas pipe that sits within High Street in Whitchurch town centre.
Summer holiday gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for North Hykeham, Lincoln
Essential gas pipe renewal for Moor Lane, North Hykeham, Lincoln during school summer holidays.
Future-proofing gas main close to – and older than – England’s oldest football stadium
We're upgrading a gas main close to Goodison Park, the historic home of Everton FC, so that future generations of local residents and businesses can enjoy a safe, reliable gas supply.
Coming this summer: Major gas mains replacement project for historic Cambridge district
Engineers are preparing to start writing a new chapter in the history of part of Cambridge.
New chapter for historic town: Ageing gas mains being replaced in Bury St Edmunds
A major scheme to replace ageing gas mains in historic Bury St Edmunds recently got underway.
Raiders of the Lost Kiln: Intrepid Cadent engineers uncover Roman artefacts while delivering gas mains of the future
A certain fictional archaeologist may be preparing to dust off his fedora for another big screen adventure but real life engineers from Cadent have already beaten him in the quest to unearth rare...
Making a difference to fuel poverty: Ofgem chief sees Cadent and Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS) efforts to make homes warmer, healthier and more energy efficient for Dagenham community
Ofgem Chief Exec sees how Cadent and AWS are making Dagenham homes warmer and cheaper for residents.
Major summer gas upgrade set for Birmingham
15-week gas mains renewal project starts in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, on 18 June.
Works Suspended: Cadent stops work over Bank Holiday Weekend to ease disruption for road users
Essential work to replace ageing gas mains in London Road, Rayleigh, will be halted over the Bank Holiday weekend.
The wedding planners: How Cadent helped ensure that Harry and Meghan’s special day went without a hitch
With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding now a part of history the behind the scenes story of how Britain’s biggest gas network Cadent played a part in the big day can be revealed.
Keep it flowing: Traffic flows maintained as Cadent announce revised delivery plan for major gas project in Fulham
Cadent has redesigned an upgrade to its gas mains network scheme so a previously planned road closure is now no longer needed.
Cadent celebrates record honours haul
Cadent wins three prestigious industry accolades at the 2018 IGEM awards
Thousands of jobs set for North West with 'HyNet' plan for clean, green gas
At least 5,000 jobs will flow from a £0.9 billion project, led by Cadent, to create a new ‘green’ source of gas to power local industry and heat homes in North West England.
Upgrade for underground gas pipes in Knowsley Road, St Helens
Work started on Wednesday 9 May to upgrade and improve a hidden pipe which is essential for heating thousands of homes in St Helens
Kickstarter report published: Cadent lays out road map to creating a greener gas grid
Cadent launches new report on options for rolling out bio-substitute natural gas plants
Cast your votes: The Tunnel Under the River Thames is up for the People’s Choice Award to choose London’s top engineering project
Your vote could determine whether Cadent’s flagship Tunnel Under the River Thames project is crowned London’s favourite engineering project.
About to begin: Cadent gears up to begin next phase of essential work in Fulham Road, Chelsea
Cadent engineers are preparing to start work on the next phase of an essential project to help keep Chelsea residents connected to safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating.
Phase One: Essential work to replace ageing gas mains set to begin in West Thurrock
The first phase of an essential major project to replace ageing gas mains in London Road is about to begin.
Road closure: Essential repairs underway in South Road, Saffron Walden
Cadent engineers are currently carrying out emergency repair work to the gas network in Saffron Walden.
Demand for renewable biomethane nearly triples at UK-first HGV fuel station
As demand nearly triples in a year at HGV gas refuelling station backed by Cadent, local MP hails it 'the decarbonised future we are all looking for'
Double Nomination: Flagship Tunnel Under the River Thames project scoops two nominations for major awards
Cadent’s flagship Tunnel Under the River Thames project has been nominated for two major awards in the prestigious ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers) London Civil Engineering Awards 2018.
Mains attraction: gas pipe upgrade underway in Alexandra Road, Tipton
Gas mains upgrade in Alexandra Road, Tipton. Road closures in Alexandra Road for nine weeks.
Gas pipe upgrade under way in Wallasey
Work is under way to upgrade and improve gas pipes in Egremont, Wallasey.
Find out all about it: Public invited to get the lowdown on plan to replace gas mains in Kensal Rise
Local residents are being invited to attend a public exhibition to find out more about essential work to replace ageing gas mains in Kensal Rise.
Public information event: Get the lowdown on plan to replace Victorian gas pipes in the City
The local community are being invited to attend a public exhibition to find out more about essential work to replace ageing gas mains near Monument Station.
Public information drop-in: Opportunity to get the lowdown on essential gas works in Camden
The community are being invited to attend a public exhibition to find out more about essential work to replace ageing gas mains in Camden High Street.
Coming soon: Cadent announces major gas mains work in Imperial Road, Fulham
Cadent has announced an upgrade to its local gas mains network in and around Imperial Road, Fulham.
Cadent's response to ofgem's announcement to investigate our records
Cadent's response to ofgem's announcement to investigate our records for risers - vertical gas pipes, in high-rise buildings
Keeping heat for Hertford: Plan for essential gas mains upgrade announced
This spring Cadent engineers will be going to work in Hertford to help ensure people in the town remain connected to safe and reliable gas supplies.
Major gas investment project starts in Silverstone next month to benefit local people
Local gas network Cadent will be installing four kilometres of new gas mains in Silverstone as part of a £1.4 million project to meet the demand for gas.
Gas mains upgrade extended in Newark Road, Lincoln
Essential work to replace an ageing gas main in Newark Street, Lincoln, has been extended, owing to unexpected engineering difficulties.
Major gas pipe upgrade project springs into action in Birmingham city centre
Work to upgrade ageing gas mains in Digbeth, Birmingham, and keep local people safe and warm for decades to come starts on Monday for 21 weeks.
Superhero Bear: Cadent’s caped crusader spreads the word on gas safety in local schools
He’s a bear with an important message to share and this month he’s been out and about in Suffolk and Norfolk passing top safety tips to schoolchildren.
Former professional footballer proves apprenticeships aren’t just for school leavers
Ex Wrexham striker James Colbeck switched careers and is helping to bust a myth that apprenticeships are only for school leavers.
Gas staff take to the skies to aid people with dementia
Leicestershire staff from local gas network Cadent join charity skydive in aid of Alzheimer's Society
Cadent’s Coventry high-flyers take the plunge for people with dementia
Staff from Coventry-based gas network Cadent jump 13,000 feet from a plane in Alzheimer's Society's 'One Giant Leap' fundraising skydive.
Mains attraction: gas network upgrade for Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Major work gets underway this Saturday (24 March) to install a new gas main in Ashby-de-la-zouch that will keep local people warm and safe for decades to come.
160 year old gas pipe 'retired'
Underground and largely unseen for 160 years, a section of pipe instrumental in powering Liverpool has been ‘retired’.
Coventry’s Cadent scoops top autism honour for specialist internship scheme
Cadent named 'Most Supportive Employer' in National Autistic Society's Awards.
Hinckley-based Cadent scoops top autism honour for specialist internship scheme
It’s a gas: Cadent Apprentice reflects on his career path during National Apprenticeship Week
Providing a 24-7 emergency response service in one of the world’s largest cities may sound like a job description for superheroes.
Cadent staff in Hinckley handle deluge of calls as ‘beast from the east’ brings winter blast
Staff at Hinckley-based gas network Cadent dealt with a record number of calls from the public after the coldest snap for five years.
A blast of Siberian winter weather – dubbed the ‘beast from...
Mains attraction: gas upgrade for Sheffield’s Carlisle Street East
Essential gas mains replacement work starts in Carlisle Street East, Sheffield.
Dealing with pressure: Cadent Apprentice reflects on his role in helping keep Londoners warm
The recent cold snap has been a timely reminder of the importance of having access to safe and reliable energy supplies for cooking and heating.
National Gas Emergency Service: Please only call if you suspect a gas escape or carbon monoxide leak
■ Reminder to only call 0800 111 999* if a gas escape or carbon monoxide leak is suspected
■ Cold snap sees National Gas Emergency Service receive largest number of calls in one day
■ The service...
Pioneering UK gas project aims to reduce domestic CO2 emissions
Pioneering project to cut carbon emissions by injecting hydrogen into the gas network is launched
Five-year plan: Public invited to get the lowdown on essential gas mains revamp in West Thurrock
People are being invited to attend a public exhibition to find out more about a major project to replace ageing gas mains in London Road, West Thurrock.
Public Exhibition: Get the lowdown on next phase of Fulham Road project, Chelsea
People are being invited to find out more about essential work to replace ageing gas mains in Chelsea.
Complex task: Northbound road closures start this weekend to enable essential repairs to gas network in City of London
This weekend Cadent engineers will begin major repairs to gas mains in the City of London.
Public Exhibition: Opportunity to get the lowdown on essential gas works in Hackney
People are being invited to find out more about essential work to future-proof the gas mains network in Hackney.
Ancient and Modern: Engineers prepare for final phase of gas mains replacement at historic Roman site
Engineers from Cadent are poised to begin the final phase of a project to bring 21st century technology to an ancient Roman site and surrounding area.
Celebrating the first anniversary of industry Skills Strategy #2020skills
A year ago, Cadent joined 28 other leading organisations to launch an industry skills strategy, setting out how we'll rise to a big recruitment and skills challenge. Here's an update.
Mains attraction: gas pipe upgrade set for East Dene, Rotherham
Cadent is upgrading nearly a mile of ageing gas mains in Doncaster Road, East Dene, Rotherham, to keep local people safe and warm.
Reminder: safety upgrade for Grimsby gas pipes in half-term
Cadent engineers are carrying out essential maintenance work on Grimsby's gas pipes during February half-term.
United against dementia: Leicester soccer fans join forces in footie fundraiser
One of Leicester’s biggest amateur football clubs has joined forces with local gas network Cadent to bring hope to people with dementia.
In the pipeline: gas mains upgrade for Porthill Road, Stoke
Monday (12 February) will mark the start of a major gas mains upgrade in Stoke-on-Trent that will keep local people warm and safe for decades to come.
How moving a river helped project manager Matt win award
Cadent supervisor Matt Goode's impressive work in managing a project to 'hold back' the River Mersey has won an industry award.
Essential upgrade of gas mains pipe in Bacup
Work starts Monday (5 February) to upgrade an underground gas mains pipe in Bacup, Lancashire, keeping energy flowing in the town until the end of the century.
Gas pipe upgrade on Queen’s Drive, Liverpool
Essential work starts this Monday (5 February) to upgrade a section of gas pipe which serves hundreds of properties in Liverpool.
Moving our gas pipe to pave the way for Chester redevelopment
Cadent is moving its mains pipe in St Martin’s Way to facilitate planned development in Chester city centre.
Widnes: work to future-proof town centre’s gas pipes due to start 29 January
The final stage of future-proofing gas pipes running under the roads of Widnes town centre is due to begin on Monday (29 January).
Safety upgrade for Grimsby gas pipes
Essential maintenance work to safeguard Grimsby’s gas network is due to start in February. Local gas network Cadent will be checking valves and renewing fittings on pipes in Weelsby Road and...
Mains attraction: gas pipe upgrade for Bedworth
Vital work to safeguard Bedworth’s gas network and keep homes and business warm for the next 80 years is due to start on Monday, 15 January.
Phased replacement: Old gas mains to be replaced in London Colney in early 2018
Engineers will be helping ensure local people keep on enjoying warmth in future winters with an essential gas mains replacement project planned for early 2018.
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