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Notification of major gas replacement works in the Edinburgh Road area of Bathgate

Alert message sent 31/07/2020 09:09:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland


The following information is being circulated on behalf of SGN

As you are aware, SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the south of England. We also provide the gas emergency service in these areas.

I’m writing to you to make you aware of our upcoming project to upgrade our gas network in the Edinburgh Road, area of Bathgate. This project involves us replacing our existing gas mains with new plastic pipe.

Our essential work will ensure the local community receives a continued safe and reliable gas supply for many years to come. We’re working closely with Scottish Government to make sure we carry out our project in line with all current coronavirus safety guidance.

We’re looking to start work in the Edinburgh Road area of Bathgate on Monday the 17 August and the work will last for approximately two weeks.

We are required to remove a small section of pipe feeding the Kaim Park Hotel. During this project it will be necessary to close Kirkton Avenue at its junction with Edinburgh Road. Local diversions will be in place. There will also be temporary traffic signals in operation within Edinburgh Road during this time.

To help carryout these essential works parking suspensions will also be in place for the duration of works although access to driveways will be maintained.

We have extra safety precautions in place to protect our colleagues and our communities from the virus. Our colleagues will be keeping to social distancing guidelines on our sites and we’d ask communities to keep their distance too. There’s more information about our coronavirus response on our website: sgn.co.uk/coronavirus

We’re writing to residents and other local stakeholders to make them aware of our project and explain the details of our work. Please feel free to also share this information with anyone you think may be impacted by our project.

If you have any specific enquiries about this project, please call us on 0800 912 1700 and our customer service team will be happy to help.

Thank you for your support during these challenging times and if there’s anything else you need please let me know.

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Varrie McDevitt (NHWN, Admin Assistant, NW Scotland)

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