Over 15,000 residents are going to take advantage of an £800k venture to upgrade the neighborhood electricity system in Rochdale.
Electricity North West, the power company that maintains and owns the regional energy network, has begun to set up place 2.3 kms of new enhanced underground cable connection between Milnrow and Castleton.
The ten-week venture, which began on the 15 January, will boost the power sent to customers by upgrading the cables that have been in place for longer than 70 years, along with new more dependable and effective cables.
Tim Groom, main projects supervisor of Electricity North West, stated: “This venture is about to significantly benefit citizens and companies in Rochdale not only to the long run, but for a long time to come.
“The aging underground wires have been around in place since 1930s, in like manner ensure residents get an efficient and dependable electricity source they require, we’re changing them with brand new improved cables.
“Unfortunately it’s difficult to operate on subterranean cables with out a little short-term disruption, but we’ve worked carefully with all the local council to help keep any disruption as small as possible.”
There’ll be two momentary footpath closures for 2 weeks in Castleton, 1 at the conclusion of Gypsy Lane and also the other in the junction of Bow Road and Queensway.