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Wales and West Utilities

Sponsor Description:

The core business at Wales & West Utilities is the safe and secure transportation of gas across our distribution network throughout Wales and the south west of England. This involves connecting new customers, maintaining and replacing pipework and associated assets, and responding to gas emergencies. With a network of more than 35,000km of mains, we transport gas to the homes and businesses of 2.5 million consumers across a geography covering 1/6th of the UK, serving a population of more than 7 million people.

Sponsor Services:

Wales & West Utilities (WWU) - formerly part of National Grid Transco - was launched on 1st June 2005. Valued at £1.2 billion, it is a regulated gas distribution business with around 35,000 km of gas distribution pipelines covering Wales and the South West of England. With its main offices at Celtic Springs, Newport, the company covers 1/6th of the UK and its catchment area has a population of 7.4 million. WWU is owned by the Cheung Kong Group. WWU moved to its new offices at Celtic Springs in June 2006 where around 380 administrative staff are based, providing major infrastructure services including Connections, where all design and quotation activities for gas connections are now managed

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