Dial before you dig

 Working near our pipelines

If you are planning activities or work that may have an impact on our network please get in touch so that we can provide guidance on further steps you need to take and, if appropriate, a map of your area of interest showing the location of our gas pipeline.

You can contact us via the following options:

Call our Dial Before You Dig hotline: 0845 634 0508 and select option 6 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm) or email us at plantprotection@northerngas.co.uk

Write to us at:

Northern Gas Networks
Plant Protection
1st Floor
1 Emperor Way
Doxford International Business Park
Sunderland
SR3 3XR
 

Remember to give us:

  • Nature of planned work
  • Grid reference or postcode
  • Works location plan
  • Proposed start date
  • Your contact details

Northern Gas Networks does not own all gas pipelines or electricity cables throughout Great Britain. To find out who does and their contact details please visit http://www.ukopa.co.uk/ and http://www.linesearch.org/

To help you to work safely near our pipelines and other assets we have produced the following guidelines which you can download here:

Safe working in the vicinity of high pressure gas pipelines and associated installations

Avoiding injury when working near gas pipes up to 7 bar

Avoiding injury when working near gas pipes

Important Safety Guidance

If you require any further assistance, please call us on 0845 634 0508 and select option 6 or email plantprotection@northerngas.co.uk.