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Who should use beforeUdig

  • Building or designing a new optic fibre network?
  • Road restoration works?
  • Undertaking scheduled maintenance of an existing underground asset?
  • Building a new fence?
  • Planning a new estate?


Whether you are a home owner wanting to replace a fence, a contractor installing a new cable along a street or working for a council in re-sheeting the road, beforeUdig is the best and safest place to start your project.

Note: While it is free to use the beforeUdig service to gather information on the possible presence of underground assets in and around your proposed excavation site, some utilities and local government organisations may charge to request plans and locate services. Please check with the relevant asset owners listed on your confirmation sheet if you require more information about these possible charges.