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Pentonville Road trunk mains project

We're investing in our region by replacing trunk mains on Pentonville Road.

The new mains will help provide a more reliable drinking water supply. It will also help to reduce leaks and bursts and increase water carried in the mains. 

How this may affect you

We'll be working in phases from February 2024 through to 2026. Phase One begins on 12 February 2024 with a lane closure on Pentonville Road West (off Cumming Street). This will be for approximately 6 weeks. 

You can view utility worksamended bus routes, and plan your journey online.

We’ll always do our best to minimise disruption to you. If access to your property or your water supply is affected, we'll let you know in advance. Pedestrians, emergency vehicles and bin collections will have full access to roads. 

If you feel your business has been affected, view our business loss of profits policy.

road map of pentonville road works

Techniques we'll use

We’ll use different methods to complete the project, such as: 

Drain relining

Where we can, we’ll avoid digging up the road by inserting new pipes through damaged ones.


 We’ll insert new pipeline through the existing Victoria Main to reduce disruption.

CCTV Survey

We put a camera down a manhole to conduct a CCTV drainage survey. 

Open-cut method

Only where necessary, we’ll excavate ground to install new pipework. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions, you can call us on 0800 316 9800 or email us at quote: BB70079666.

We’ll keep you informed as work progresses. You can also check this page for updates.

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 You can report a range of problems online including leaks, sewer floods or pollution. 

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