We are becoming a separate company

In April 2019, Electricity Transmission is becoming a separate company within the National Grid Group. Find out more about what this change will mean.

Safety and emergencies

Find what you should do in an emergency involving gas, electricity, or carbon monoxide; safety advice for hazards relating to any of our assets, such as overhead power lines or gas pipelines; and find out what to do if there is a power cut.

Electricity emergencies and safety advice

Find out what to do for emergencies involving overhead power lines or pylons and what is safe to do near our assets.

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National Safety Instructions

Safety rules to make sure work can be undertaken safely on or near electrical and mechanical equipment that must be followed by DNOs and other third parties.

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Dial before you dig

Find out if it's safe to dig before you start

  • Find out where gas pipelines and underground electricity cables are buried

  • Report if you are planning any works in Britain

Cadent's Plant Protection team coordinates asset information on our behalf. Contact Cadent to find out more about our gas and electricity assets.

Go to the Cadent website