Archive - 2017

Dec 29 2017

Diary date: gas mains revamp starts on 8 January in Upton upon Severn

Gas mains renewal in Old Street, Upton upon Severn starts on 8 January. Work will keep residents warm and safe for decades to come.

Dec 22 2017

Cheshire: details of new diversion route during major gas pipe work

A new traffic diversion route has been agreed for the 15-week closure of King Street in Rudheath, which starts on Monday 8 January.

Dec 22 2017

New Year, new gas mains for Skegness

Dec 22 2017

New Year gas mains revamp for Upton upon Severn

Gas mains upgrade starts in Upton upon Severn on 8 January 2018 for 15 weeks.

Dec 22 2017

New Year, new gas mains for Birmingham’s City Road

Essential gas mains upgrade starts in City Road, Birmingham, from 2 January 2018 for 10 weeks.

Dec 22 2017

New Year heralds new gas pipes for Birmingham’s Lower Temple Street

Essential gas mains upgrade starts in Lower Temple Street, Birmingham, on 8 January 2018 for 12 weeks.

Dec 22 2017

New Year, new gas mains for Wolverhampton’s Bradmore Road

Essential gas mains upgrade starts in Bradmore Road, Wolverhampton, on 2 January 2018 for four weeks.

Dec 22 2017

New Year heralds new gas mains for Wolverhampton’s Showell Road

Essential gas mains upgrade starts in Showell Road, Wolverhampton, on 2 January 2018 for nine weeks.

Dec 21 2017

Cadent’s ‘elfless Coventry staff deliver a festive bonus for people living with dementia

Dec 21 2017

Cadent’s ‘elfless Hinckley staff deliver a festive bonus for people living with dementia

Cadent Hinckley staff raise over £3,000 for Alzheimer's Society in Elf Day fundraiser.

Dec 21 2017

Coming in 2018: Essential gas mains replacement work in Ipswich

Engineers will be braving the winter weather to help ensure people in Ipswich keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies.

Dec 19 2017

Cadent gas engineers clock up more miles than Santa…

Engineers working for your gas emergency service Cadent are expected to clock up more miles than Santa, as they keep energy flowing through the festive season.

Dec 15 2017

New Year to bring new gas mains: Cottenham in line for essential replacement project in early 2018

It will be out with old gas mains in with tough new ones come early 2018 in Cottenham’s Lambs Lane.

Dec 13 2017

UK-first ‘green’ fuel station scoops national environment award

A Cadent-backed pioneering fuel station, which uses gas made from food waste to power hundreds of HGVs operated by big retailers, including Waitrose, has won a national environmental award.

Dec 07 2017

Tunnel Vision: Cadent releases Tunnel Under the River Thames movie to mark National Tunnelling Day

Never before seen footage of gas distribution company Cadent’s Tunnel Under the River Thames project has been released to mark National Tunnelling Day.

Dec 07 2017

Ahead of schedule: Essential gas mains project completed early in Southend-On-Sea

Residents of Southend-On-Sea’s Sutton Road now have brand new gas mains ahead of the Christmas and New Year season.

Dec 05 2017

Good news for Rugby: major gas mains upgrade to finish early

First phase of a big gas pipe upgrade in Lawford Road, Rugby has finished early. Final stage of project to start on Wednesday 6 December

Dec 01 2017

Cheshire: January start date for major gas pipe upgrade

Upgrade of 3km of gas pipes in Rudheath, serving a wide area of Cheshire, will be biggest single job in North West in five years.

Nov 30 2017

Road closure: Engineers carrying out essential repairs in City of London

Cadent engineers are currently carrying out essential repairs in Cannon Street in the City of London.

Nov 30 2017

Work in West End: Cadent engineers carrying out essential repairs in London’s Oxford Street

Cadent engineers are currently carrying out essential repairs in the heart of Oxford Street.

Nov 20 2017

Thank you very much: Cadent supports Harlow Community Builders life-saving OAP safety sessions

An Elvis impersonator provided some light relief at events which provided some very serious lifesaving advice for some of Harlow’s older residents.

Nov 17 2017

Road closure: Essential repairs to gas network underway in Witham

Engineers from Cadent will be working through the weekend to carry out essential repairs to the gas mains network in Witham.

Nov 14 2017

The big breakthrough: Amanda emerges on other side after epic tunnel under the River Thames

A Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) named Amanda has completed London’s newest tunnel under the Thames after a lightning drive under the river.

Nov 13 2017

UK-first gas fuel station shortlisted for national award

A Cadent-backed fuel station in Lancashire which uses gas made from food waste to power HGVs has been shortlisted for a national environment award.

Nov 13 2017

Traffic lights ahead: Essential repairs due to take place on A12 trunk road, Yoxford, Suffolk this week

Engineers are expected to start essential gas mains repairs on the A12 in Yoxford this week.

Nov 13 2017

Joined up thinking to minimise disruption: Cadent carries out essential work on Chelsea Embankment at same time as Thames Tideway

In late November engineers will start essential work on Chelsea Embankment to replace old gas mains with tough new pipes that will keep Londoners connected to safe and reliable gas supplies for...

Nov 10 2017

Cadent-backed trailblazing trash to gas project wins 2017 Energy Institute (EI) Award

A consortium including Cadent has scooped the Technology Award at the prestigious Energy Institute (EI) Awards.

Nov 09 2017

Future-proofing Oldham’s gas mains: major project completed two months early

Engineers have completed the upgrade of 2km of underground gas pipes in Oldham, two months ahead of schedule.

Nov 08 2017

Work in progress: Essential gas mains replacement work underway in Southend

With winter fast approaching engineers are hard at work replacing ageing gas mains in Southend-On-Sea.

Nov 08 2017

Mains attraction: Hinckley gas network opens its doors to senior council officers

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council’s most senior officers got a unique, behind-the-scenes glimpse yesterday (Tuesday 7 November) into how people from Hinckley are helping to deliver the nation’s...

Nov 06 2017

Ben’s hair-raising shave nets £1,125 for Alzheimer’s Society

Hinckley-based Cadent employee Ben Pearson raised £1,125 for Alzheimer's Society after shaving off his hair and beard.

Nov 02 2017

Advice to help gas customers #BeWinterReady

Cadent and the UK's other gas and electricity networks launch PR campaign to help customers be better-prepared if they have a power cut or gas emergency this winter.

Nov 02 2017

Staying Connected: Locals invited to find out more about essential gas mains work on Chelsea Embankment at public exhibition

A public exhibition will be held this Monday (November 6) on essential work to future-proof ageing gas mains on the Chelsea Embankment.

Oct 23 2017

Cadent team in West Midlands impacts a better future for Hawbush and local residents

A Black Country community park that has suffered from years of neglect, vandalism and anti-social behaviour has been given a new lease of life by volunteers from Cadent.

Oct 20 2017

Work set to start on future-proofing Barrow gas mains

A major engineering project that will keep generations of Barrow-in-Furness residents warm for at least 80 more winters is about to get under way.

Oct 19 2017

Coming soon: Gas mains replacement to help ensure future winter warmth in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft

As winter approaches engineers are preparing to start work on a scheme that will help local people keep on enjoying warmth in winter.

Oct 19 2017

Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

Britons looking for an affordable and green way to heat their homes could find the answer in the nation’s dustbins, according to a new report commissioned by gas distribution network Cadent.

Oct 17 2017

Energising Thetford: Ageing gas mains to be replaced

This autumn engineers will be carrying out essential gas mains replacement work in Thetford which will help ensure locals keep warm in the future.

Oct 16 2017

Back to school classroom surprise for Shropshire pupils

Ten engineers from local gas network company Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution), stepped in to help the Ladygrove Primary School in Dawley, Telford, Shropshire.

Oct 06 2017

Going underground: Tunnelling machine behind flagship project named Amanda by Chelsea Pensioners

A Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig a tunnel under the River Thames has been named Amanda by the Chelsea Pensioners.

Oct 06 2017

21st Century revamp for Rugby’s gas mains

A major engineering project that will keep generations of Rugby residents warm in the future has kicked off in Lawford Road.

Oct 05 2017

Cadent host Energy and Industry Reception at the Conservative Party Conference

Cadent’s chief executive, Chris Train OBE welcomed Greg Clark, secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to the Energy and Industry reception hosted by Cadent at the...

Sep 26 2017

Essential work: Engineers replacing pre-WW2 gas mains in Stowmarket

Ageing gas mains which were laid before the onset of World War Two are being replaced in Combs Lane, Stowmarket.

Sep 26 2017

Silence is golden for Cadent fundraisers

Staff at Coventry-based gas network Cadent proved that silence really is golden after raising more than £500 for Alzheimer’s Society in a silent promise auction.

Sep 26 2017

Cadent fundraisers net £2,600 for Alzheimer’s Society

Staff at Hinckley-based gas network Cadent have dug deep and raised more than £2,600 for people living with dementia.

Sep 21 2017

Merseyside Fire & Rescue supports Cadent's gas safety message

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service adds support to Cadent in issuing gas safety message during Gas Safety Week 2017

Sep 15 2017

Winter is coming: increase in calls to the national gas emergency service

Calls to the national gas emergency service are forecast to rise this weekend, as temperatures dip to a level when many people choose to turn on their central heating.

Sep 05 2017

Essential gas works extended: Work now expected to be completed on Thursday (7 September)

Essential work to replace gas mains in Bridgewater Drive, Southend-On-Sea is currently expected to be completed by Thursday 7 September.

Sep 01 2017

Essential gas works extended: Project end date extended due to additional work

Essential work to replace gas mains in Bridgewater Drive, Southend-On-Sea has been extended after it was discovered additional work needs to be carried out.

Sep 01 2017

Dementia: free gas safety offer rolled out to the East Midlands

Cadent, the company which ensures gas reaches 4 million homes across the East Midlands, as well as to South Yorkshire and East Anglia, is extending its offer to fit a free safety device for people...

Sep 01 2017

Dementia: free gas safety offer rolled out to West Midlands

Cadent, the company which ensures gas reaches 2 million homes in the West Midlands, is extending its offer to fit a free safety device for people living with dementia.

Aug 31 2017

Project update: Engineers plan to return to South Stifford to complete work in 2018

Cadent engineers have wrapped up work for now on South Stifford’s London Road and are planning to return to complete the final phase of the project sometime in 2018.

Aug 29 2017

Cadent postpones major gas pipe upgrade in Perry Barr Birmingham

Essential work to renew the gas mains in Perry Barr postponed until Monday 4 September.

Aug 29 2017

Nathaniel inspired to get on his bike for charity fundraising

A moving story about a man’s Alzheimer’s Disease prompted Cadent's Nathaniel Street to cycle 100 miles for charity. Nathaniel, a Cadent network supervisor, decided to jump on his bike after...

Aug 25 2017

Leaders of the joined up pack: Cadent helps minimise disruption with joint work plan for utilities

Cadent is leading the way in ensuring connections work by utilities is delivered with as little disruption as possible.

Aug 24 2017

New pipe to secure Bolton’s gas supply for generations

Cadent will soon start essential work to install a new gas pipe to meet demand and keep energy flowing through Bolton.

Aug 23 2017

Dementia: free gas safety offer

Cadent is extending its offer to fit a free safety device for people living with dementia

Aug 22 2017

Cadent invests in major gas pipe upgrade in Perry Barr, Birmingham

Engineers are due to carry out a major project to upgrade gas mains in Birmingham’s Perry Barr area to help ensure that local people continue to enjoy safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking...

Aug 18 2017

Glazebury: gas pipe upgrade set to finish weeks early

A major project to upgrade gas pipes under a busy A-road in Glazebury is now scheduled to complete around seven weeks early.

Aug 16 2017

Oldham: gas mains upgrade set to complete two months early

A major engineering project to ensure a safe and reliable gas supply in Oldham for many generations is now expected to end in October, two months early.

Aug 16 2017

Call to shoppers: Lincoln’s Monks Road is still open for business

Shoppers are reminded that Lincoln's Monks Road is remaining open for business throughout essential gas mains renewal work.

Aug 11 2017

Milestone reached for UK biomethane transportation

More than 250,000 cubic metres of gas produced from renewable sources has entered Cadent’s gas network on a single day for the first time.

Aug 11 2017

Cadent decorating team transforms centre with make-over

• Washing up area and two large dormitories given make-over • Young people to benefit from newly painted bright and light spaces

Aug 10 2017

Ahead of schedule: Vital gas upgrade finished early on Bedford High Street

Ahead of schedule: Vital gas upgrade finished early on Bedford High Street • Essential gas mains renewal in the High Street completed nearly two weeks ahead of schedule • Project programme...

Aug 09 2017

Is hydrogen the future for Liverpool-Manchester gas users?

Cadent publishes research paper on ambitious proposal to introduce hydrogen to gas network in North West England.

Aug 08 2017

Cadent arranges for essential work by utilities to be delivered at same time in Clare

• Cadent has arranged for connection work by four utilities to be delivered together to minimise disruption • Cadent’s work is due to last one day out of a five day projected road closure of the...

Aug 08 2017

Cadent arranges for essential work by utilities to be delivered at same time in Clare

• Cadent has arranged for connection work by four utilities to be delivered together to minimise disruption • Cadent’s work is due to last one day out of a five day projected road closure of the...

Aug 07 2017

August gas mains upgrade on the cards for Dudley

• Six week major gas pipe upgrade starts on Monday 14 August • Work will keep gas flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century • Project is part of a £65 million investment in...

Aug 04 2017

Essential Repairs: Lane closure in place on B1113, Badley, Suffolk

Cadent is currently carrying out essential work to repair a gas main by the side of the B1113, Badley.

Aug 04 2017

Project update: Latest on essential scheme in Monks Road, Lincoln

Work is now underway on an essential gas mains upgrade in Lincoln’s Monks Road that will keep gas flowing to local homes and businesses until the end of the century.

Aug 03 2017

Road closure: Gas engineers carry out essential repair in Datchworth near Knebworth

Cadent is currently carrying out essential work to repair a gas main in Mardleybury Road, Datchworth.

Jul 28 2017

Major gas pipe renewal is postponed for Compton Road, Wolverhampton

A major scheme to upgrade the gas mains in Wolverhampton has been postponed due to engineering issues. Work on the scheme in Compton Road was due to start on Monday (31 July) and has been...

Jul 27 2017

Huge drop in CO2 emissions from HGVs using UK-first gas fuel station

Lorries using a UK-first gas filling station emitted 84 per cent less carbon dioxide (CO2) than equivalent diesel vehicles, reveals a study released by Cadent today.

Jul 27 2017

Manchester city centre gas pipe upgrade starts 31 July

Underground pipes which keep gas flowing through Manchester city centre are to be upgraded in a project which starts on Monday (31 July)

Jul 26 2017

No Summer Holiday: Engineers working through the summer to keep Wheathampstead residents connected to safe and reliable gas supplies

Essential work to replace ageing gas mains is about to get underway in Wheathampstead

Jul 26 2017

New mains for old: summer gas pipe renewal for Compton Road, Wolverhampton

Essential gas mains upgrade starts in Compton Road, Wolverhampton, on Monday (31 July) for two weeks

Jul 25 2017

Cadent announces Board Chairman

Cadent Gas Ltd has announced the appointment of Sir Adrian Montague CBE as Chairman of the Cadent Board.

Jul 25 2017

Nuneaton students shine in the workplace thanks to pioneering Cadent scheme

Three young students from Nuneaton’s Oak Wood School have landed jobs and a coveted college place – thanks to a life-changing initiative by local gas network Cadent.

Jul 25 2017

Hinckley students shine in the workplace thanks to pioneering Cadent scheme

Jul 21 2017

Mains attraction: major gas upgrade in the pipeline for Worcester Street, Wolverhampton

17-week gas mains renewal starts in Worcester Street, Wolverhampton

Jul 21 2017

Summer gas mains revamp in the pipeline for Pleck Road, Walsall

Essential work to renew gas mains in Pleck Road, Walsall, starts on 24 July.

Jul 21 2017

Mains attraction: 21st century overhaul for Small Heath’s gas pipes

15-week gas mains upgrade starts in Birmingham's Golden Hillock Road

Jul 20 2017

We’re not going on a summer holiday – no more worries for another 80 years

Heat is guaranteed in Greater Manchester this summer, with a major gas pipe upgrade that’s timed to cause least disruption

Jul 18 2017

Working in the summertime: Cadent schedule essential gas mains work for school holiday period in Ilford

As people prepare for their summer holidays Cadent engineers are preparing to start an essential project to help ensure the local community keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies.

Jul 17 2017

Coming this summer: Reminder that gas mains replacement is starting soon in Hemel Hempstead

Cadent is reminding residents and road users that work will begin later this month to replace ageing gas mains in Hemel Hempstead during the school summer holiday period.

Jul 14 2017

Mains attraction: Wath residents invited to drop in and learn more about summer gas pipe upgrade

Jul 12 2017

From trash to gas: Cadent’s revolutionary green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

A report into a trial involving the production of gas made from household rubbish has hailed the project a great success as Cadent releases a film about the venture and construction of a commercial...

Jul 12 2017

Flexible working: Work dates shifted to accommodate Love Bedford event

Cadent engineers have rescheduled essential work to help ensure that the Love Bedford event is not impacted.

Jul 12 2017

Delivering for Londoners: Essential gas mains replacement work on Fulham Road will be suspended during RideLondon weekend

Cadent has scheduled in a brief pause on its essential gas mains replacement in Fulham Road so other essential work can be carried out in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and to minimise...

Jul 07 2017

Summer gas mains revamp in the pipeline for Regent Street, Leamington

July marks the start of an essential gas mains upgrade in Regent Street, Leamington, that will keep gas supplies flowing to businesses and homes until the end of the century.

Jul 04 2017

Digging deep leads to the top: Essential King’s Road replacement scheme wins a top accolade

Cadent is celebrating after a high profile project in King’s Road won a top award at the annual Pipeline Industries Guild awards.

Jul 04 2017

Energetic help for Wirral community centre

A community organisation on the Wirral had some energetic support, as a team from local gas distribution network Cadent turned up to offer a helping hand.

Jun 30 2017

Emojis and flames: Posters warning about the silent killer win prizes at Westminster ceremony

Winners of an annual contest to design posters warning of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide enjoyed a day in Westminster where they received their awards and were treated to a tour of the seat of...

Jun 27 2017

Mind Garden: Green fingered Cadent employee raises both awareness and cash for mental health help

A green fingered Cadent employee has planted a new mixed border in a Slough car park while also raising over £500 for charity.

Jun 23 2017

Summer gas mains upgrade for Monks Road, Lincoln

Essential gas mains renewal in Monks Road, Lincoln. Road closed to through traffic. Access maintained for residents.

Jun 21 2017

Keeping the gas on: Residents invited to find out more as engineers start essential project to replace old gas mains in Wickford

Residents are being invited to get the lowdown on an essential project to future-proof gas mains in London Road, Wickford which got underway this week.

Jun 21 2017

Coming this summer: Essential work to future-proof gas mains in Bedford town centre

Engineers are scheduled to replace ageing gas mains with tough new pipes which should last for decades in Bedford this summer.

Jun 20 2017

New mains for old: Replacement of ageing gas mains in Kings Langley begins this week

Work began this week on an essential project to replace ageing gas mains with tough new pipes.

Jun 15 2017

Cadent’s £100,000 fundraising pipeline for Alzheimer’s Society

Cadent launches £100,000 fundraising partnership with Alzheimer's Society

Jun 15 2017

Coventry-based Cadent launches £100,000 fundraising partnership for Alzheimer’s Society

Coventry-based gas network company launches £100,000 fundraising partnership with

Jun 15 2017

Hinckley-based Cadent launches £100,000 fundraising partnership with Alzheimer’s Society

Cadent launches two-year fundraising partnership with Alzheimer’s Society

Jun 13 2017

Over £90 million of investment to keep the energy flowing in North London and surrounding areas

Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas network, is investing over £90 million to upgrade 390kms of ageing metal gas pipes in the North London region this year (2017/18).

Jun 05 2017

Gold Standard: Considerate approach to essential gas work wins trifecta of City of London awards

Efforts to deliver essential gas mains work to the City of London as considerately as possible have been recognised with Gold Awards by the City of London.

Jun 02 2017

£77.5 million investment to keep energy flowing in North West

Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas network, is investing £77.5 million to upgrade 500km of ageing metal gas pipes in the North West region this year (2017/18).

Jun 02 2017

£65 million investment to keep the energy flowing in the West Midlands

Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas network, is investing £65 million to upgrade 370kms of ageing metal gas pipes in the West Midlands region this year (2017/18).

May 26 2017

Liverpool: essential work to repair leak on gas pipe

Essential work to repair a leak on a gas pipe under a busy Liverpool city centre road junction starts on Tuesday (30 May).

May 26 2017

Cadent staff go wild to help save endangered animals

Leicestershire staff at Britain’s biggest gas network - Cadent - went wild at work, and made a roaring success of helping some of the world’s most endangered animals.

May 18 2017

Lancashire: complex repair completed of gas leak deep under main road

Double gas leak found deep under the main road into and out of Bacup

May 18 2017

Pushing back the techno frontiers: Cadent showcases innovation at Utility Week Live 2017

It was only launched this month but newly minted energy company Cadent is already exploring new energy frontiers and showcasing its innovations at Utility Week Live 2017.

May 09 2017

Boost for Cadent as company makes final cut in top awards

Cadent has been shortlisted for a top industry accolade for a unique device that could prevent thousands of homes and businesses needlessly losing gas.

May 08 2017

Future-proofing Chelsea: Cadent starts work to replace historic gas mains

Engineers have started work on the second phase of an essential gas mains replacement project being carried out in Chelsea.

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future

Cadent – your gas network for the future. Cadent continues a 200 year legacy of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future - NW

Cadent continues a 200 year legacy in the NW of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future - NL

Cadent continues a 200 year legacy in North London area, of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future - EA

Cadent continues a 200 year legacy in East Anglia, of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future - EM

New company continues a 200 year legacy in the East Midlands, of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

May 02 2017

Cadent – your gas network for the future - WM

New company continues a 200 year legacy in the West Midlands, of safety, reliability and innovation for Britain’s biggest gas distribution network

Apr 28 2017

Blackburn: ongoing six-month gas pipe upgrade reaches busy junction

A major project to upgrade pipes supplying gas to homes and businesses in Blackburn reaches a busy road junction next week.

Apr 28 2017

Lake District gas pipe move planned to minimise disruption

National Grid Gas Distribution is moving its pipes to support a project to improve water quality in England's largest natural lake

Apr 19 2017

Blackpool: essential upgrade of gas pipe

Engineers will replace ageing metal pipe with long-lasting plastic one

Apr 19 2017

National Grid friends raise money for sadly missed Hayley

National Grid Gas Distribution staff in Hinckley have vowed to spend the year fundraising in memory of Hayley Smith, colleague and devoted young mother-of-one who died recently.

Apr 13 2017

Hats off to National Grid charity team

Fun-loving employees from National Grid Gas Distribution in Hinckley raised £400 for brain tumour charity in 'Wear a hat day'.

Apr 07 2017

Foodbank eggstatic with donation

Employees at National Grid Gas Distribution collect more than 300 Easter eggs for Atherton and Leigh Foodbank

Apr 07 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Glazebury

Essential work will replace ageing metal pipes with long-lasting plastic ones

Apr 07 2017

Summer holiday project: New gas mains for Hemel Hempstead

Essential work will help make sure local residents keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating

Apr 06 2017

Passing of the torch: New head of gas operations for London

James Harrison takes over National Grid Gas Distribution's fast paced London patch

Apr 06 2017

Meet the new guy: New head of gas operations for East region

Chris Rison appointed new head of operations for National Grid Gas Distribution's huge East network

Apr 06 2017

Springtime heralds new gas mains for Stourbridge

Essential gas mains upgrade is underway in Stanley Road, Stourbridge, and surrounding streets. The work will keep gas flowing to homes and businesses for the rest of the century.

Apr 05 2017

On target: First phase of flagship Tunnel under the River Thames completed as work shifts to Battersea Park

Engineers complete tunnel shaft in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea on schedule

Apr 03 2017

New season brings new gas mains: Essential upgrade for Wootton, Bedfordshire

Spring to bring new gas mains to village of Wootton in Bedfordshire

Mar 31 2017

21st century upgrade: Springtime brings new gas mains for Bushey

New season new gas mains as engineers deliver essential upgrade to Bushey

Mar 29 2017

Oldham: essential gas pipe upgrade

2km of old metal gas pipe replaced with long-lasting plastic alternative

Mar 29 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Wolverhampton

Essential gas mains renewal in Newhampton Road West and Bradmore Road, Wolverhampton. The work will keep gas flowing for the rest of the century. Temporary traffic lights and road closures needed...

Mar 28 2017

VIP visit for National Grid in Hinckley

Bosworth MP David Tredinnick visits National Grid Gas Distribution in Hinckley. Mr Tredinnick gives thumbs up to employment scheme that is helping students from Hinckley’s Dorothy Goodman Academy...

Mar 27 2017

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and National Grid raising awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide gas poisoning

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) and National Grid are working in partnership to raise awareness of the deadly dangers associated with carbon monoxide gas.

Mar 26 2017

Media Statement: Explosion Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside

Port Sunlight media update, 6pm, Sunday 26 March 2017

Mar 26 2017

Final media statement 3 - Explosion Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside

Final media statement

Mar 24 2017

Project update: Southall gas pipeline repair

Estimated completion date revised for essential repair project

Mar 17 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Balby Road, Doncaster

National Grid is upgrading nearly 400 metres of ageing gas main in A630 Balby Road, Doncaster. The existing metal main is being replaced with a tough new plastic pipe that will last at least 80 years.

Mar 17 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

National Grid is replacing iron gas mains in Newhall Street and Fleet Street with a tough new plastic pipes that will last at least 80 years. Work began last Wednesday (8 March) and is due to take...

Mar 15 2017

Coming soon: Motorists reminded about upcoming lane closures affecting A12 on the Essex/Suffolk border

Motorists are being reminded that major work will soon be starting which will affect a section of one of East Anglia’s major routes, the A12.

Mar 15 2017

Coming this summer: Essential gas mains upgrade for Ipswich

Ageing gas mains to be replaced in Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

Mar 08 2017

Keeping it flowing: New gas mains for Felixstowe in essential project

Ageing gas mains being replaced in Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

Mar 08 2017

Upcoming upgrade: Essential gas mains revamp coming soon to Marsh Wall, Tower Hamlets

Engineers will soon be starting the latest phase of work to upgrade gas mains in Tower Hamlets.

Mar 06 2017

Gas mains upgrade in the pipeline for Wolverhampton

Thursday (9 March) will see the start of a gas mains upgrade in the centre of Wolverhampton, that will keep the gas flowing to local residents until the end of the century.

Mar 03 2017

New chapter for historic St Albans site with 21st century gas main project

1.5km of ageing gas mains to be replaced with tough new pipes in Mud Lane, St Albans, in essential project

Mar 03 2017

Motoring alert: Essential work to gas network in Bedford

Temporary two way traffic lights will be in place in Bedford’s Kempston Road from today (Friday 3 March) as engineers carry out essential work to the gas mains network

Mar 03 2017

Phased lane closures: Essential gas mains work in Gas Street, Northampton

Engineers are embarking on the latest phase of an essential project to ensure Northampton keeps on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies

Mar 01 2017

Use footpath on other side: Pedestrians warned not to walk in road during essential repairs in Scunthorpe

Lane and footpath closure currently in place in Howdens Hill, Scunthorpe

Feb 22 2017

New phase of gas work starts in New Basford, Nottingham

National Grid is advising local people that there will be temporary traffic lights in Nottingham’s Radford Road from Monday (27 February) as essential work to renew gas mains moves into its...

Feb 22 2017

New gas mains being rolled out in Sunbury-On-Thames

Essential work to replace ageing metal gas mains has got under way in Sunbury-on-Thames.

Feb 17 2017

Toasting success: New initiative helping to keep the temperature up on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day and beyond

This winter has seen the launch of a successful new initiative by National Grid Gas Distribution and Citizens Advice Coventry to bring warmth to vulnerable people across the country.

Feb 16 2017

Gas upgrade in the pipeline for St Owen’s Street, Hereford

Essential work starts on Monday (20 February) to revamp the gas mains in St Owen’s Street, Hereford, and keep gas flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century. 

Feb 10 2017

Engineering challenges: Road closure extended due to complications

Engineers are using both force and finesse to carry out essential gas mains replacement work involving big engineering challenges in Northampton.

Feb 10 2017

National Grid gets youngsters fired up for the world of work

A local company’s efforts to get young people fired up about the world of work have won the seal of approval today (Friday 10 February) from North Warwickshire and Bedworth MP Craig Tracey.

Feb 09 2017

Gas upgrade gets underway in New Basford, Nottingham

Essential work is under way in Nottingham’s New Basford  area to upgrade gas mains and keep gas flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century.

Feb 09 2017

About to begin: Essential gas mains upgrade in Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, starts this month

Work on a major scheme to replace ageing gas mains in Oulton Broad will be starting later this month.

Feb 07 2017

Lane closures ahead: Vital work to be carried out off the A12 along the Essex/Suffolk border

Motorists are being advised of major work that has been scheduled to be carried out along a section of one of East Anglia’s major routes the A12.

Jan 31 2017

Road closure in Sleaford for essential gas mains upgrade

Grantham Road will be closed to outbound traffic – traffic heading out of the town centre – between the junction with Northfield Road and the A15. Traffic leaving Sleaford town centre...

Jan 30 2017

Diary date: National Grid hosts public exhibition in Chelsea for second phase of gas mains replacement work

National Grid is inviting the local community to a drop-in public exhibition to find out more about the second phase of its essential gas mains replacement work being carried out in Chelsea.

Jan 24 2017

The heat is on as Blackpool gets set for gas pipe revamp

Strictly contestants may have been feeling the heat at Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom but National Grid is making sure they always get a warm welcome at the much-loved seaside resort.

Jan 11 2017

Calling budding young artists, poets and designers: Use your talent to target the silent killer

Potential Picassos and other budding creative types with an eye for safety are being invited to take part in an annual competition to design an eye catching gas safety poster warning of the dangers...

Jan 09 2017

New Year ushers in new gas mains for Blackburn

January will mark the start of a major, six-month project to upgrade gas mains in Blackburn and keep supplies flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century. National Grid will be...

Jan 09 2017

New Year rings in gas mains upgrade for Congleton

Today (Monday 9 January) marks the start of a major gas mains revamp in Congleton that will keep gas supplies flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century.

Jan 06 2017

New Year ushers in new gas mains for Blackburn

January will mark the start of a major, six-month project to upgrade gas mains in Blackburn and keep supplies flowing to homes and businesses until the end of the century.

Jan 05 2017

New year brings new gas mains: Essential project starting in Beccles

The dawning of 2017 sees the beginning of a new era for Beccles gas mains network.