Essential Repair Work on the A1 North and South at Catterick Garrison

Engineers from Northern Gas Networks will be carrying out essential repair work on a gas main on the A1 (near Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire) this morning (Monday 23 December).

In order to carry out this work safely and efficiently, it will be necessary to close a quarter mile stretch of the A1 both North and South bound from 5.00am. This will impact both outside lanes.

Richard Hynes Cooper, Customer Operations Area Manager, Northern Gas Networks, said: “We have received a number of reports about the smell of gas in this area and it is necessary for us to investigate further. I would like to apologise to members of the public for any inconvenience caused whilst this essential maintenance work is carried out.”

You can contact the Northern Gas Networks Customer Care team on 0845 634 0508, option 7. The team is available between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am and 5pm on Saturday.

Anyone who smells gas should call the National Gas Emergency Service on 0800 111 999.