News

Power Cut Hits Andover and Surrounding Area

About 32,000 properties in Andover and the surrounding area was hit by a power cut earlier today affecting homes, businesses and infrastructure as traffic lights also failed. [Read more...]

About 32,000 properties in Andover and the surrounding area was hit by a power cut earlier today affecting homes, businesses and infrastructure as traffic lights also failed.

The cut happened at around midday and lasted approximately 15 minutes as a fault caused by a pigeon touching vital equipment at Hurstbourne Tarrant tripped out the network.

Other areas affected were:

  • Longparish
  • Whitchurch
  • Hurstbourne Tarrant
  • Tangley
  • Weyhill
  • Middle Wallop
  • Over Wallop
  • Stockbridge
  • Sutton Scotney

Southern Electric say that power was restored to all areas by 12:21pm today.

On Air Now