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All the planned power cuts for Lancashire this week by postcode

Written by on July 5, 2020

Electricity North West, which supplies electricity across the county of Lancashire, often has to plan power cuts so engineers can work on cables which provide power to our homes and businesses.

Across Lancashire, over 390 homes and businesses will be without electricity between now and Friday.

Here, LancsLive has detailed each power cut individually, listing all affected postcodes, so they don’t take you by surprise.

Regarding the power outages, an Electricity North West spokesperson said: “We have planned power cuts so our engineers can safely work on the cables that provide power to your property.”

These are all the planned power cuts set for Lancashire as of Sunday afternoon (July 5):

Burnley, July 5

26 customers around the area of Empire Business Park in Burnley will be without power for a time on Sunday, July 5.

“We’ve temporarily interrupted your electricity supply to improve its reliability,” said Electricity North West.

“We have planned power cuts so our engineers can safely work on the cables that provide power to your property.”

The affected postcode is BB12 6LT.

Darwen, July 5

On the border between Blackburn and Darwen, 11 customers will be without power.

Businesses close to Blackburn with Darwen Services will be affected by the powercut, which Electricity North West says is needed to improve the reliability of the power supply in the area.

Postcodes affected are BB3 0FE and BB3 0DB.

Ormskirk, July 6

Two power cuts are planned to take place in Ormskirk on July 6.

The first will affect the Vicarage Lane area close to Edge Hill University, where 25 customers will be without supply for a time.

Affected postcodes are L40 6LD, L40 6JU, L40 6JD, L40 6HW, L40 6HQ, L40 6HJ, L40 6HH, L40 6HG, L40 6HF, and L40 6HE.

The second will affect one further property in the same area.

Once again, this power cut is essential to improve the reliability of the electricity supply, according to Electricity North West.

Preston, July 7

Two properties in the Cumeragh Lane area of Preston close to Wittingham and Longridge will be without power on the 7th July.

Both homes are in the postcode PR3 2JB.

“We will get your supply back on as soon as we have finished our work,” say Electricity North West.

Parbold, July 8

In West Lancashire, 53 properties will face an interruption in their electricity supply close to the Parbold area.

The postcodes affected are WN8 7TN, WN8 7RP, WN8 7RJ, WN8 7RH, WN8 7RD, WN8 7RB, WN8 7RA, and WN8 7NQ.

Electricity North West say that this is due to more works to improve reliability of the power supply.

Garstang, July 9

18 customers will be without supply for a time in the Barnacre area close to Garstang.

The postcodes affected by the power cut will be PR3 1QL, PR3 1GN, and PR3 1GL.

Preston, July 9

Two further power outages will take place in Preston on Thursday, July 9.

190 properties around the Heathfield Drive area near Grange will face an interruption to their electricity supply.

Affected postcodes are PR2 6TB, PR2 6TA, PR2 6SY, PR2 6SS, PR2 6SR, and PR2 6SQ.

Further north in Inglewhite, 69 customers in the Silk Mill Lane area will also see power cuts for a time.

The postcodes that are affected by this one are PR3 2LP, PR3 2LD, PR3 2LB, PR3 2LA, PR3 2JX, PR3 2JU, PR3 2JT, PR3 2JS, PR3 2FL, PR3 2EN, PR3 2EL, and PR3 2ED.