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Smeaton 132 kV Cable Installation

  • Project Type Cable Installation
  • Client Total E&P UK Limited
  • Company Involvement Total E&P UK Ltd awarded the contract to Roadbridge in March 2010.Roadbridge was the Main Contractor for the Works and also undertook role of Principal Contractor for the scheme.
  • Form of Contract NEC Option C
  • Dates April 2010 – March 2011
  • Location Smeaton, England


The scheme comprised of relocating 132kV cable including fibre optic duct through a live substation to allow for substation expansion.


Key Features

  • Excavate and Lay PVC ducts for the cable and communication fibre optic systems within a live 400kva Substation
  • 110m of ducting in live substation
  • 3 no. 152mm uPVC Cable Ducts
  • 2 no. 49mm PVC Communication Ducts
  • 2 no. 103mm PVC ducts with 32mm Sub-Ducts
  • 1 no. 12mm Stock Boards
  • 2 no. strips of Warning Tape
  • Cement Based Sand surround