Network route maps

Here you can find out the approximate location of our national electricity transmission network. 

You can also check if your works will affect our transmission network by using the Linesearch website.

If you have any questions about our network assets, please contact the National Grid Asset Protection team on 0800 001 4282 or email: [email protected]


Transmission network shapefiles

These datasets are for indicative purposes only. They can only be used for emergency and land use planning and cannot be used for commercial purposes. They are owned by National Grid and you are required to acknowledge us in your product or application using "© National Grid UK".

This data is supplied on a best-effort basis only, using available information as documented at the time by the transmission network operators. While every effort is made to make sure the information is accurate and up-to-date, we do not accept any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage of any nature--however caused--which may be sustained as a result of reliance upon such information.

The datasets contain electricity transmission data only. For electricity distribution data, please contact the distribution company for your area. You can find your local distribution company by going to the Energy Networks website.

If you are planning to undertake any ground works, please visit the Line Search website or contact the National Grid Asset Protection team at least 14 days in advance.

All datasets are accompanied with Gemini 2.2 metadata.

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Power cuts

If you’re experiencing a power cut, you should call 105. Do not call your electricity supplier. Electricity suppliers sell consumers energy and are not responsible for power lines. Calling 105 is a free service.

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Who is my distribution network operator?

When you call 105 you’ll be put through to your distribution network operator. Or you can find out which one is yours by visiting this page.

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