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Long Term Development Statement

This Statement is the November 2016 annual revision of the Long Term Development Statement (LTDS) and has been prepared in accordance with standard licence condition 25 of the electricity distribution licence of Electricity North West Limited. The Statement is divided into two main sections:

  • An overview which describes the information which is contained within the full Statement in order to enable potential users to decide if the full Statement would be of use to them. This part of the Statement is published with unrestricted access on this website.
  • A detailed information section. To gain access to this a user name and password is required, if you do not already have a user name and password you can apply for one at the login screen.

Purpose of the Statement

This Statement is provided for the sole purpose of allowing existing and potential customers to make an initial assessment of the capabilities of the electricity network and opportunities for changes in their use of the network or for connecting to it.

The network information contained in the Long Term Development Statement relates to the 132kV and 33kV networks only. It does not include network information for the for the HV and LV networks.

Customers and contractors who are planning any building work or developments and need to know about the location of our cables, overhead lines or any other electrical equipment located near to where they will be working should refer to the ‘Before you dig’ section of this website.

Key contents:

 Geographical Information

 Area served by our electricity
 distribution network      

  Policies and Technical Reference 

  Summary information                                     

 Network Development Proposals
 Information on network 
 development proposals                                

  Detailed Information
  Detailed network information
  secure login


While all reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, Electricity North West Limited will accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by the information not being accurate. Actual changes in supply capacity for existing customers or new connections are subject to detailed assessment, approval and payment of appropriate charges.

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