Our response to coronavirus

Find out how we're working to keep the electricity and gas flowing reliably throughout the outbreak.

Network and infrastructure

We own the national electricity transmission system in England and Wales. The system consists of approximately 4,500 miles of overhead line, over 900 miles of underground cable and over 300 substations.

Networks

Network route maps

Find out the approximate location of our electricity transmission network and check the safety implications of your works.

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Working near our assets

Access guidance and support for working near our electricity transmission assets, including overhead lines and underground cables.

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Landowners, occupiers, and grantors

Get in touch if you have any questions about electricity equipment maintenance or refurbishment plans in your area, or need information about compensation and reinstatement.

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Planning and development

Find electricity-related guidance for national, regional, and local planning authorities and other statutory consultees.

Enquiries about our assets

If you have any questions or need more information about our network assets, please contact the National Grid Asset Protection team or submit an enquiry to Line Search.

Line Search provide search facilities for our assets so you can:

  • find out if it's safe to dig before you start
  • find out where underground electricity cables and gas pipelines are buried
  • report any works you are planning in Britain.

Submit an enquiry

Phone: 01926 654844 (Asset Protection)

Email: [email protected]

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Network Access Policy

National Grid Electricity Transmission’s Network Access Policy (NAP) is written to facilitate collaboration between Transmission Owners, National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) and other stakeholders.

The Network Access Policy is designed to deliver value for consumers in relation to the planning, management and operation of the electricity transmission system in Great Britain.

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