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How long will Truro gas pipe works be for in Falmouth Road

Jul 30, 2023

Wales & West Utilities says it will shortly begin work to upgrade over one kilometre of gas pipes in the Falmouth Road area of Truro.

The company says the £800,000 investment work, which starts on June 12, is essential to keep the gas flowing safely to heat and power local homes and businesses. Barring any engineering difficulties, it will finish during September.

Wales & West Utilities says it has worked closely with Cornwall Council to plan the scheme and it has been agreed that traffic management, including two-way traffic lights, will be in use throughout. Motorists are advised to allow extra travelling time.


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Wales & West Utilities Abby Smith is managing this gas pipe upgrade work. She said: "While most of the gas network is underground and out of sight, it plays a central role in the daily lives of people across Truro. Whether it's heating your home, making the family dinner or having a hot bath, we understand how important it is for your gas supply to be safe and reliable and there when you need it.

"We know that working in areas like this is not ideal, but it really is essential to make sure we keep the gas flowing to homes and businesses in the area, and to make sure the gas network is fit for the future. We’ll have a team of gas engineers on site throughout the project to make sure our work is completed as safely and as quickly as possible while keeping disruption to a minimum.

"This work is essential to keep the gas flowing to local homes and businesses today, and to make sure the gas network is ready to transport hydrogen and biomethane, so we can all play our part in a green future."

Our Customer Service Team is ready to take your call if you have any questions about our work. You can contact them on freephone 0800 912 2999.

Alternatively, you can contact us on Twitter @WWUtilities or

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