The aim of this £24 million project - one of the largest
ever undertaken in south east England - is to reinforce the network to provide
additional capacity, enhance network capability and increase the security of
supply. This upgrade is essential as it will help keep pace with current and
future electricity demands.
This will be achieved by:
Preliminary work has now begun on the £24 million upgrade to reinforce the electrical network around Bicester and the surrounding villages, and boost the resilience of the supply to local residents and businesses.
Hedge clearance and demarcation fencing have already begun on the cable route, with two public meetings being held at locations along the project route to enable members of the local community to ask questions about the upcoming work and how it might affect them
Among the items discussed, our teams talked through traffic easing methods and how we will endeavour to minimise the disruption during the project as much as possible.