Unveiling tunnel boring machine 'Edith'

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Josh Mims

Meet one of National Grid’s Project Management Apprentices, Josh Mims

Find out more about how Josh got onto the National Grid apprenticeship scheme, what his job entails and what advice he would give to anyone considering a career in construction and engineering.

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New tunnel boring machine launched by STEM and diversity champion, Christine Townley, at Hurst event

National Grid held an event at Hurst to mark the beginning of a major journey deep underground for ‘Christine’, a tunnel boring machine (TBM), weighing around 140 tonnes.

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Collins Nomafo

National Grid celebrates International Youth Day as engagement programme reaches 18,000 young people

National Grid’s London Power Tunnels project has joined International Youth Day celebrations through its partnership with Connectr, the UK’s leading underrepresented talent specialist.

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MyKindaFuture Initiative

National Grid partners with Connectr to launch virtual work experience initiati…

National Grid, one of the world’s largest energy companies, and Connectr, the UK’s leading underrepresented talent specialist, have unveiled a brand-new virtual work experience programme, available to Year 12 and 13 students in South London.

Minister for London event

32.5km tunnelling project under London begins

Minister for London joined inauguration event to mark the start of tunnelling for National Grid’s £1 billion flagship project which will see the rewiring of South London.

Aleks Zefirova

London Power Tunnels Programme Manager, Aleks Zefirova, leads discussion at the…

Aleks Zefirova, Programme Manager for the London Power Tunnels (LPT) project, recently spoke at the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) annual conference as part of the panel for power and utilities.

Stage 1 tunnel boring machine

Project tunnel boring machines named after influential women in the engineering…

The TBM names were chosen following a competition with team members and their families last month with two of the winning names playing ode to inspirational women in engineering and construction.

LPT celebrating National Women's Day

National Grid celebrates International Women’s Day

At National Grid, our team is full of talented female engineers breaking through stereotypes to enjoy successful careers in a traditionally male dominated industry.


Community Southwark awarded grant from National Grid

Community Southwark awarded grant from National Grid to fund Support Officer for local BAME community.

Field worker inside london power tunnels

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LPT Update on works at Crayford

London Power Tunnels completes first underwater breakthrough at Crayford

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Underground tunnels, net zero and making a difference. In discussion with LPT's new project director - Onur Aydemir

Onur Aydemir, Project Director on National Grid’s London Power Tunnels (LPT) project, sat down to answer questions about his background, his passion for supporting the next generation of engineers and the key role sustainability plays in National Grid’s major infrastructure delivery.