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Press Releases

01 Apr 2016
BNP Paribas Real Estate takes management responsibilty for National Grid's surplus property portfolio
BNP Paribas Real Estate has today assumed responsibility for property management, real estate and facilities management services across National Grid’s surplus property (RESP) portfolio.
31 Mar 2016
Gas holder dismantling complete at Black Country Enterprise Zone site
National Grid’s James Bridge gas holder site is located in the Black Country Enterprise Zone and is the second largest EZ site within Darlaston locality. Removal of the structures will help facilitate economic growth around M6 junction 9 and 10.
22 Mar 2016
National Grid adds to Bolton museum’s industrial mementos
The story of Bolton’s industrial heritage will be told for years to come thanks to a donation made by National Grid. Three maker’s plates from one of three gasholders at the Spa Road site in Bolton have been handed to Bolton Museum, where they will be safely preserved for future generations.
04 Dec 2015
National Grid takes pupils back in time to explore history of gas in Swindon
Pupils went back in time with National Grid to learn about the important role the gas industry has played in Swindon’s past.
19 Nov 2015
National Grid showcases former UK gas sites at international exhibition
National Grid Property played a lead role at an international Symposium in Belgium which brings together experts on the clean-up and redevelopment of former gas holder sites.
16 Nov 2015
Members from IGEM (Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers) were offered the opportunity to visit two of our gas holder dismantling projects in the West Midlands. Members from organisations including DNV GL and MWA Technology Limited attended a presentation and walkover at Washwood Heath in Birmingham and James Bridge in Walsall.
20 Nov 2014
National Grid 'Creating Spaces'
The fomer gaswoks at Aberdyfi has been handed over to the Communicy Council providing public green space.
07 Nov 2014
National Grid Property receives industry recognition for stakeholder engagement and conceptual design work.
We are delighted to have won awards for stakeholder engagement and innovative conceptual design at the 2014 Brownfield Briefing awards.
23 Apr 2014
National grid empowers schoolchildren at School Power event in Rickmansworth
On 20th March, schoolchildren at Rickmansworth School were given the opportunity to operate robots built by VEX Robotics Inc, and to learn about our programme of regeneration in their area.
24 Mar 2014
St James acquires 5 acre National Grid site in Battersea
St James, part of the Berkeley Group, has acquired the Battersea Gas Holders site from National Grid Property.
24 Mar 2014
Redrow Homes to build 950 homes in Dartford
Redrow Homes has secured outline planning consent for the construction of up to 950 family homes on a site south of Swanscombe and Greenhithe.
30 Jul 2013
Berkeley picked for giant Southall Gas Works scheme
Berkeley Group's St James Group subsidiary has been picked by National Grid to be its development partner on long-running plans for a giant mixed-use redevelopment of the Southall Gas Works site in west London which will include 3,750 homes.
26 Jul 2013
National Grid and Redrow to Joint Venture 900 homes in Ebbsfleet
National Grid and Redrow Homes have created a joint venture that will see the delivery of approximately 900 family homes in Ebbsfleet, Kent.
02 Jul 2013
Northampton St Peter's Way gas tower set for demolition
A gas tower that has been part of Northampton's skyline for more than 100 years is to be dismantled as part of a major redevelopment plan in the town.
11 Jun 2013
On Tuesday 11th June 2013, 90 schoolchildren at St Peters-in-Thanet CoE Junior School worked alongside National Grid to learn about gas and create their own.

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