A £500,000 Northern Gas Networks project to upgrade Dewsbury’s ageing gas network will reach completion on Friday 22 November.
The upgrade involved replacing 1.2km of ageing metal gas mains in the Church Street and Mill Street East areas of the town, with durable plastic pipes which will ensure the continued safe and reliable supply of gas to our customers in Dewsbury for years to come.
Wayne Fisher, Customer Operations Area Manager for Pennines at Northern Gas Networks, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to apologise for any inconvenience caused during these essential works, and thank members of the public for their patience and support throughout.”
If you smell gas please call the National Gas Emergency Service immediately on 0800 111 999.
If you have any questions about the works please don’t hesitate to contact the 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.
About Northern Gas Networks
Northern Gas Networks own all the gas mains in the North East, most of Yorkshire and northern Cumbria transporting gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses.
The network consists of 37,000km of gas mains, enough to stretch from Leeds to Sydney, Australia and back.
Our mains replacement programme will see 3,800km of old metal gas main replaced with modern plastic equivalents by 2021.
For more information please visit our webpage www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk
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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.