Electricity Connections

Electricity Connections

Whatever your reasons for requiring a new electric connection, GEC are the no.1 choice to get the job done safely and efficiently.

Whether you’re currently working on a large-scale project, such as a commercial development or you’re getting ready to move into your new home, we will coordinate the whole process, to ensure you get a new electric supply within a budget and timeframe that suits you.

We manage every aspect, from enquiry to delivery, to get you connected quickly and hassle-free – and we promise to keep disruption to a minimum.

Whether you’re looking to switch providers or arrange an electric connection for your new or old premises, our comprehensive service includes an optional provision of an electricity supply contract to suit your needs, requirements and budget.

If you are ready to learn more and make a start on securing your new Electric Supply, then call today and speak to one of our expert advisers on 0330 013 0417.

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Expertise in coordinating electricity connections

Our in-depth knowledge of the UK’s energy market allows us to easily coordinate the implementation of electricity supply solutions you need with the minimum of fuss.

From start to finish, we can oversee every aspect of installing a new electricity connection including:

New electricity service and mains connections
New electricity meter installation
Temporary builders electricity supply
Disconnect Electricity Supply and remove electricity meters
Relocate or alter existing electricity services and electricity meters
Divert any existing service or mains
Reinforcement of the electricity network
Installation of substations
Removal or relocation of an existing substation
Electricity supply contracts

Electric Connection Services

If you are ready to learn more and make a start on securing your new Electric Supply, then call today and speak to one of our expert advisers on 0330 013 0417.


Electricity Connection FAQs

How long does an Electric Connection take to install?

From start to finish a new electric connection is a 2 step process, the initial step is providing an accurate quote, which can take up to 4 weeks. This is due to communicating with various other parties to determine the scope of work that is required.

Once a quote has been provided and the work agreed the installation can take anywhere between 6 to 12 weeks. This time scale will vary based on the work that needs to be undertaken. The overall process could take linger if:

No gangs are available in the area within the timescales
The job needs any traffic management (if the new connection is coming from the opposite side of a road)
Emergencies within the customers area take priority
Reinforcements in the network to accommodate the new load
Delayed payment from customer or signed acceptance

How much will it cost to install an electric connection?

The cost of a new electric install can vary quite dramatically depending of the scope of work that is involved. Before we can provide a quote we require a completed application and a diagram of where the pipe will be laid (our team can assist you in this stage of the application).

Other factors that can affect the price are:

Traffic management – you may have to pay a local authority fee if a nearby road needs digging
Excavation work – you have the option to dig your own land to keep costs to a minimum
If you need a new meter cabinet installing

Can I excavate a trench for the electric myself?

If you wish to reduce the cost of a new electric connection, you can undertake any excavations and dig your own trench for the pipe work yourself. You will need to keep in mind that you only dig a trench on your own property.

The trench needs to be 530mm deep and 300mm wide, these measurements need to be precise and if they are inaccurate it can delay the process significantly.

Electricity Connections

All work carried out by fully accredited and approved Electric Engineers

Our deep knowledge and understanding of the industry allows us to connect you to the grid in the most efficient, cost-effective manner possible. From start to finish, we work with the most capable technicians and correspond with every incumbent statutory body and network provider to ensure we deliver a fully accredited, OFGEM-approved final result.

We can also check the rates of all electricity providers to ensure your electricity is delivered to your domestic or business property at the lowest possible cost. The team here at GEC are very knowledgeable, and happy to discuss your requirements, so get in touch today.

Call now to speak with one of our electric connection experts on 0330 013 0419, who will be able to assist you and answer any of your questions.