Emergency electricity works: Portsmouth city centre, starting on 10 June

On Monday 10 June, we will begin essential work on the underground electricity cable network in Portsmouth city centre.

These works, which are expected to take around three weeks to complete, will not affect power supplies.

For the safety of pedestrians, road-users and our staff on site, a variety of traffic management schemes have been agreed with Portsmouth City Council and Colas; these include temporary diversions and overnight road closures.

Signs advertising the project will be in place ahead of work starting, and will also include details of any forthcoming road closures or alternative routes.

We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience this essential work may cause, and assure you that we will do all we can complete the project as safely and as quickly as possible.

If you have any questions about this work, please contact our Project Manager, Simon King on 07767 850338.

The above map shows the area where our essential work will be taking place.

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Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks

We're responsible for maintaining the electricity networks supplying over 3.7 million homes and businesses across central southern England and north of the Central Belt of Scotland. We own one electricity transmission network and two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables across one third of the UK. Our first priority is to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities we serve in Scotland and England.

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