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LSBUD National Damage Prevention Day 2022 Tickets Now Available!



LSBUD is proud to be hosting the fourth annual National Damage Prevention Day to promote the prevention of damage to utility networks across the UK.  It is supported by the accompanying industry report on the vulnerability of our utility infrastructure, Digging Up Britain and is the only event focused on damage prevention and safe digging in the UK.

Avoiding Damage to underground & overhead utility assets

The event is taking place on 16 June 2022 at the Jaguar Visitor Centre in Birmingham and we are delighted to confirm that it will be an in-person event allowing discussion and networking that has proven so valuable in previous years.


0830-0900 Registration, refreshments and Exhibitor stands open

09:05 – 09:15 Welcome

09:15 – 09:45 LSBUD Update

09:45 – 10:15 HS2: Working around major utilities: Amanda Chamen

10:15 – 11:00 Roundtable discussions: Safe digging for all

11:00-11:30 Break and opportunity to visit Exhibitors

11:30-1200 Portsmouth Water: LSBUD supporting Legislative drivers: John Pickford

12:00-12:30 A High-volume User perspective: How processes translate into safety in the field.

12:30-13:00 Openreach: Working around pipelines – carrying out assurances in their policy and procedures: Tom Forrd & Pete Ellis

13:00-14:00 Lunch served in the Exhibitor area

14:00-15:00 Perry McCarthy: The Original Stig! Keynote – Consistency is key…how to stay as safe as possible in a dangerous environment

15:00-15:30 Reflections, closing questions & Summary

15:30-16:00 Conference close, networking & refreshments: Exhibitor stands open.

To follow up on one of the highlights of the last in-person Conference in 2019, the roundtable sessions return, covering lots of ground from technological advances to engagement strategies with householders and the agricultural industry.

Exhibitors will also be present to showcase the latest in damage prevention products and services.

Please click here to book your tickets now or contact us at to ask about discount codes.

Tickets are strictly limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis via Eventbrite.  LSBUD reserves the right to approve those that have applied for tickets. Agenda: subject to change.