Why would I need an overhead electricity cable height assessment?
If you're planning to carry out building work or drive tall vehicles under our overhead cables, we will attend site and ensure that they are at a correct and safe height for the works underneath or around.
We will do this free of charge.
Before you apply, you will need:
This is the location of the cable you want to know the height of. We need this so we can plan how to get to the cable.
Please provide a photo if you can.
We need this so we can see what type of cable it is and can plan how to assess the height of it.
Customers who provide a photo have their applications processed quicker!
We need this so we can provide the best advice and service for the work you are doing near our overhead electricity cable.
We need this so we can make an appointment for you.
NOTE - We will always try to book your appointment as close to the date you need.
We need this so we can make sure we can complete the job safely.
Is there a locked gate or driveway? Is there vehicle access nearby?
We advise anyone working near our electricity cables or substations to read the HSE's 'Working near electricity' guidance notes by clicking here.
Ready to apply?
If you're ready and would like to apply for an overhead electricity cable height assessment, click here to go to our online request form and our teams will do the rest.