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LinesearchBeforeUDig Member – National Grid

National Grid holds a pivotal role in the UK’s energy industry, transporting energy from producers to local network operators, who bring gas and electricity into homes and businesses. 

National Grid own the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales. They also own and operate the high-pressure gas transmission system in Great Britain. They transport electricity at high voltage and gas at high-pressure, using the world’s most reliable network of cables, pipes, pylons and wires. 

National Grid assets protected through LSBUD will include: 

  • 4,481 miles (7,212 kilometres) of overhead electricity lines 
  • 1,391 miles (2,239 kilometres) of underground electricity cable 
  • 4,740 miles (7,630 kilometres) of high-pressure gas pipe

National Grid