Welcome to our website which explains our plans to invest in the power supply in your area.

The Biggleswade Substation project is required to deliver more power to your area to meet future demands for electricity. Central Bedfordshire Council has commissioned UK Power Networks to develop a proposal for a new substation on land north of Dunton Lane, in conjunction with National Grid.

On this website you can find out more about our plans in your area, how to get involved in the public consultation on our proposals, and how to share your feedback with us. 

If you would like to be kept informed, please sign up to the mailing list.

Project partners

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UK Power Networks is the Distribution Network Operator for London, the South East and East of England, responsible for running and maintaining the power cables across your area.

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National Grid owns the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales. Local operators like UK Power Networks then take this power to deliver it at a lower voltage to local homes and businesses.

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Homes England are funding the project through a government capital grant programme called the Housing Infrastructure Fund. The stipulation of this funding is that the development must be completed prior to the end of 2024.

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Central Bedfordshire Council are investing funds secured from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to enable the development of the Biggleswade Substation project.

Next steps

We would like to hear your feedback on our proposals, including any queries or concerns you may have. Your views are important to us and will help inform our plans as we continue to develop the proposed scheme. 

If you would like to be kept updated as the project progresses, please sign-up to our mailing list to ensure you stay informed.