Digging safely

If you're making home improvements or building a new property, it's really important to make sure any digging is done safely, just in case there's a pipe underneath. 

 

We've made a checklist of what you need to think about before turning on your digger or getting your spade out and digging in your garden:

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What to do if you hit a pipe

If you or your builders have hit a gas pipe, call the National Gas Emergency Service 24 hours a day on 0800 111 999 immediately.