We have produced a number of publications designed to:
- assist you to keep safe when working or playing around our transmission lines.
- assist you to understand our work on or over your property
The Electricity Code of Practice provides minimum approach distances in and around transmission structures and conductors. These diagrams provide quick guidance and reference on minimum approach
This guide provides information on the types of issues that development near National Grid lines can have on the lines and, conversely, the issues National Grid lines can have on development.
- The Development Guide - Full [ pdf 13.74 MB ]
- Chapter 2 - What are the issues [ pdf 2.9 MB ]
- Chapter 3 - National grid yards and subdivision corridors [ pdf 871.9 KB ]
- Chapter 4 - Small scale residential development [ pdf 1.17 MB ]
- Chapter 5 - Large scale residential development [ pdf 1.77 MB ]
- Chapter 6 - Large scale redevelopment (Brownfield) [ pdf 574.86 KB ]
- Chapter 7 - Commercial and industrial development [ pdf 1.44 MB ]
- Chapter 8 - Open space and recreation [ pdf 1.46 MB ]
- Chapter 9 - Rural and forestry land use [ pdf 1.62 MB ]
- Chapter 10 - Planting near the national grid [ pdf 1 MB ]
This booklet provides rural landowners/occupiers with information about how to work with transmission lines on your land.
- Working on your land [ pdf 4.69 MB ]
This brochure provides guidance to operating large irrigators near existing overhead high voltage transmission lines, and suggests ways to avoid electrical hazards.
- Irrigators and Transmission Lines.pdf [ pdf 211.97 KB ]
- Landowner Information Sheet Health and Safety Final.pdf [ pdf 480.24 KB ]
A guide to help keep safe when working around transmission lines. Contact your landowner liaison officer if you wish to obtain copies of safety stickers for your mobile plant or signage for your
- Info Sheet - safety around Lines - horticulture - final.pdf [ pdf 352.14 KB ]
This information sheet details keeping safe during recreational activities near transmission lines.
- Recreation Information Sheet [ pdf 2.61 MB ]
A factsheet on the hazards of trees and vegetation around transmission lines with reference to the horticulture industry
- Horticulture work around transmission lines [ pdf 485.09 KB ]
General information notice in relation to the Electricity (Hazards from Trees) Regulations 2003.
- Hazard from Trees Notice [ pdf 39.61 KB ]