Searches Direct provide various utility company asset maps and searches which give locations of assets such as gas pipes, electricity and telecommunication cables, water mains and sewers. These are generally used by builders and developers who are constructing buildings, but also have many other uses.

Searches Direct can also provide a full developer pack containing all of the relevant utility searches, along with a Local Authority Search, Environmental Report and localised mining/mineral searches. Searches Direct can also provide bespoke packs tailored to your requirements.

There are a number of companies that make distribute electricity throughout the country; here is a list of them and which areas they link to;

  • North East England ~ CE Electric (NEDL)
  • North West Electricity ~ North West Ltd
  • Yorkshire ~ CE Electric (YEDL)
  • East Midlands ~ Central Networks
  • West Midlands ~ Central Networks
  • Eastern England ~ UK Power Networks
  • South Wales ~ Western Power Distribution
  • Southern England ~SSE Power Distribution
  • London ~ UK Power Networks
  • South East England ~ UK Power Networks
  • South West England ~ Western Power Distribution
  • North Wales, Merseyside and Cheshire ~ SP Manweb

The National Grid owns and operates the National Transmission of gas throughout Great Britain and owns and operates a significant Gas Distribution network throughout the heart of England. National Grid owns and maintains the high-voltage electricity transmission system in England and Wales, together with operating the system across Great Britain, balancing supply with demand on a minute by minute basis.

These are companies that provide the region with water and sewerage control;

  • Anglian Water
  • Northumbrian Water
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Southern Water
  • South West Water
  • Thames Water
  • United Utilities
  • Wessex Water
  • Yorkshire Water
  • Albion Water
  • Bristol Water
  • Cambridge Water
  • Cholderton and District Water Company
  • Essex and Suffolk Water
  • Hartlepool Water
  • Portsmouth Water
  • Sembcorp Bournemouth Water
  • South East Water
  • South Staffordshire Water
  • Sutton and East Surrey Water
  • Veolia Water Central
  • Veolia Water East
  • Veolia Water Southeast
  • Dee Valley Water
  • Welsh Water
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