■ Newgate Street currently closed in both directions outside Old Bailey
■ Closure currently expected to be over the weekend and into next week
■ Work will help ensure local area keeps on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies
A road closure is currently in place near London’s historic Old Bailey courthouse as engineers work to repair a gas escape.
Newgate Street is currently closed in both directions as engineers work to repair a gas main.
Work is currently expected to continue over the weekend and into next week.
This work must be done to help ensure the local community keep on enjoying safe and reliable gas supplies for cooking and heating.
Local gas supplies are not expected to be interrupted during the work.
For more information on the work people can call 0845 835 1111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cadent is sorry for any inconvenience people may experience as a result and will do all they can to complete the work.
To find out more about Cadent‘s gas mains work go to www.bettergaspipes.co.uk
Suspected gas escapes should be reported on 0800 111 999* (All calls to the National Gas Emergency Service line are recorded and may be monitored).
Notes to editors
Cadent is the UK’s largest gas distribution network with a 200-year legacy. We are in a unique position to build on strong foundations whilst encouraging the curiosity to think differently and the courage to embrace change. Day to day we continue to operate, maintain and innovate the UK’s largest gas network, transporting gas safely and protecting people in an emergency. Our skilled engineers and specialists remain committed to the communities we serve, working day and night to ensure gas reaches 11 million homes from Cumbria to North London and the welsh borders to East Anglia, to keep your energy flowing.
Cadent manages the national gas emergency service free phone line on behalf of the gas industry - 0800 111 999*
Cadent Gas Ltd is majority owned by a consortium of global investors composed of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (14.5%), CIC Capital (10.5%),
Allianz Capital Partners (10.2%), Hermes Investment Management (8.5%), The Qatar Investment Authority, (8.5%), Amber/INPP (4.4%), Dalmore Capital (4.4%) and National Grid plc (39%).
*All calls are recorded and may be monitored.