115 Stanbridge Road
Haddenham Garden Centre
From Banks Park
By Haddenham Webteam - 23rd May 2016 9:10pm
A power outage in parts of Haddenham began at approximately 3:30pm on Monday 23rd May.
Below are the running commentaries received from UK Power Networks:
Update at 20:57 on Monday 23rd May:
"Our engineers are still working on site and waiting for the generators to arrive. We're very sorry for the length of time your power has been off and understand not knowing a time of restoration can be frustrating.
If you have a vulnerable person at home, please call us on 08003163105 and we'll help. If you need access to medical services dial 111 for NHS support, or in a medical emergency dial 999."
SMS Text 80876 with "Power (space) Postcode" to receive updates direct to your mobile.
UPDATE at 10.00pm:
Latest info, direct from engineers:
"power to parts of Haddenham now restored.
Crabtree Road should follow by 22:30.
Churchway by midnight, hopefully"
UPDATE at 1:51am Tues 24 May:
All the village should now have power again, as of 01:50 hrs Tuesday.
Final message from UK Power Networks:
"Update at 01:51 — We can now confirm that all power in the area should be back on. The issue was caused by an overhead fault in the Haddenham Bucks area. Our engineers have now connected a temporary generator to provide power whilst further repairs are carried out. If your power isn't on or there's anything you'd like to talk to us about, call us on 08003163105 which is free from landlines and mobiles."
The electricity failure lasted over 10 hours for some parts of the village.
Let us hope the switchover from temporary generator back to grid supply is seamless, when the time comes!
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
One of the primary concerns voiced by local residents in relation to the growth in Haddenham is how the infrastructure will cope with a rapid rise in the village population and the extra vehicles that will be associated with 1,000 new homes. "Infrastructure before Development" defines the ideal scenario, of course. Sadly, in the long-established and constrained village structure...
One of the most commonly voiced concerns over the scale of new house construction in Haddenham is our constrained road infrastructure and the pressure that will be brought to bear by all the additional vehicles that residents of new homes will bring. The large development planned for the Aston Road/Glebe site will create 280 new homes and add up to 560 vehicles to Haddenham's roads. An...
The Turn End Trust is presenting a unique film for its first public showing on Thursday evening 31st August, at the Youth & Community Centre. Filmed through all four seasons, Turn End captures how architect Peter Aldington masterly designed the houses and garden as one, making the garden a natural extension to the house. It goes right to the heart of the controversy of what is desirable housing...