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Every planned power cut and where is affected in Lancashire this week

Written by on July 19, 2020

Electricity North West supplies electricity across the county of Lancashire,

Unfortunately, they often have to plan power cuts so engineers can work on cables which provide power to our homes and businesses.

Across Lancashire, more than 260 homes and businesses will be without electricity for a short period between now and Friday.

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.”

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

These are all the planned power cuts set for Lancashire as of Sunday afternoon (July 19)

Settle, July 20

One customer in the area of Giggleswick near Settle will be without power for a time on Sunday, July 20.

“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 BD24 0BJ.

Carnforth, July 20

26 customers will face power outages in the Hollins Lane area of Carnforth near Lancaster on Monday, July 20.

Electricity North West say that it’s due to essential work to improve the reliability of the electricity supply.

The postcodes affected are LA5 0UD and LA5 0UB.

(Image: rossendale free press)

Lancaster, July 21

Six properties will see a temporary cut in their power supply in Clapham in the Forest of Bowland on Tuesday 21st July.

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

The postcodes that will be affected by this incident are LA2 8HJ, LA2 8ES, and LA2 8EH.

Preston, July 21

A further six properties will face a power outage for a time off Church Lane in the Clifton area of Preston on Tuesday 21st July.

The postcodes affected are PR4 0ZE, PR4 0YH, and PR4 0YE.

Chorley, July 21

Nine properties in Euxton, Chorley will also see a temporary interruption in their electricity supply on July 21st.

As with the others, the outage is due to work by Electricity North West on the cables that provide power to properties.

Homes and businesses in the following postcodes will be without power for a period: PR7 6EX, PR7 6EU, PR7 6EQ, PR7 6EH, PR7 6EG, PR7 6DZ, and PR7 6AX.

(Image: Surrey Advertiser – Grahame Larter)

Blackpool, July 21

Also on July 21st, 34 properties in central Blackpool will face power outages.

Homes and businesses off the A587 near Blackpool Victoria Hospital will be impacted by the essential work by Electricity North West.

The postcodes affected by the incident are FY3 8PL, FY3 8NQ, FY3 8NH, FY3 8NG, FY3 8NF, FY3 8NE, and FY3 8LZ.

Great Harwood, July 22

In the Tottleworth area close to Great Harwood and Clayton-le-Moors, 20 customers will be without electricity supply for a time on Wednesday July 22nd.

All properties are located in the postcode BB1 4AN.

Burnley, July 22

58 properties will face temporary power cuts in Burnley on Wednesday, July 22nd.

The electricity outage will affect properties in the Barden Lane area in Reedley.

Postcodes affected by the planned outage are BB12 0EE, BB12 0EB, BB12 0DY, and BB12 0DX.

Garstang, July 22

Seven homes and businesses in Scorton near Garstang will face a temporary interruption in their electricity supply on July 22nd.

PR3 1BU and PR3 1BT are the postcodes that will be impacted by this one.

Stock image: Large electricity pylon in a shaft of sunlight in the English Lake District (Image: Getty)

Carnforth, July 22

Nine properties in the Ribblehead area close to the railway station there will see power cuts for a time on Wednesday, July 22nd.

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

The postcodes that will be affected by this planned outage are LA6 3JF, LA6 3AT, and LA6 3AS.

Garstang, July 23

21 customers will be without electricity for a time on Thursday, July 23rd, in the Claughton-on-Brock area close to Garstang and Preston.

Postcodes affected by this outage are PR3 0QH, PR3 0PL, and PR3 0GB.

Settle, July 23

Once again, a single customer in the area of Giggleswick near Settle will be without power for a time on Thursday, July 23.

The postcode affected is the same as the one affected on the previous Monday, that is BD24 0BJ.

Preston, July 23

63 customers in central Preston will face temporary power cuts on Thursday, July 23.

The interruption in the power supply will affect homes off Burrow Road and Argyll Road.

Postcodes affected by this incident are PR1 6LD, PR1 6LB, PR1 6LA, PR1 6JX, PR1 6JU, PR1 1YR, PR1 1UH, PR1 1TP, PR1 1TJ, PR1 1QH, PR1 1QE, PR1 1PX, PR1 1PU, and PR1 1PJ.

Chorley, July 23

Four customers will see an interruption in their electricity supply on Thursday July 23rd.

Again, this is due to Electricity North West’s engineers working on the cables that provide power to properties.

The postcodes that will be affected by this outage are PR7 3RA, and PR7 1PA.