Here are some useful telephone numbers for emergency situations. We would advise you to print this page and keep the details safe. It may not be possible to view this web page in an emergency.
If you smell gas or detect a gas leak call National Grid Gas – the people responsible for the gas network, on 0800 111 999. National Grid Gas operates a round-the-clock, 365-days-a-year emergency service and will stop an escape anywhere, whether it be in the home or street, free of charge.
If you wish to report a loss of electricity supply or are concerned about the safety of equipment you can contact Electricity Northwest on their emergency helpline number 0800 195 4141.
If you do not have a water supply or your water is discoloured you can contact United Utilities on their emergency helpline number 0845 746 2200.