01.
Off-site
Reinforcement
01.
Off-site
Reinforcement
Offsite Reinforcement
02.
On-site
Mains
02.
On-site
Mains
Onsite Mains
03.
Water
Connections
03.
Water
Connections
Water Connections
Saving you time & money
We take care of the following tasks:

Planning

Liaise with developer at all stages to ensure delivery.

Ordering

All materials ordered following pre-start meeting to ensure delivery ahead of planned installation.

Commission

Dealing directly with the water company from the pre-start meeting to agree a date for the water source and to ensure on-site mains are live before service connections are called off.

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About Us

Utilities Direct Ltd are a self-lay company that work for you

Housing Developers have confidently used our fully managed self-lay service from mains installation to service connections and final handover to the incumbent water authority.

  • UDL are a self-lay WIRS accredited company.
  • UDL actively project manage all schemes from design, installation, commissioning and handover to the incumbent water company.
  • UDL work closely at all levels with our clients to ensure efficient and timely delivery.

This is all achieved through our dedicated administrative hotline number, which gives you access and support for all your water connection needs.

Our Accreditations

Utilities Direct Ltd are a WIRS-accredited self-lay organisation (SLO). The Water Industry Registration Scheme (WIRS) are recognised by all water companies and Water UK.

Under WIRS, Lloyd's Register carry out technical assessments of the UDL service provision, enabling us to be accredited for contestable works associated with installing water infrastructure.

Further information relating to WIRS accreditation can be found at www.lr.org/en/

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Further information relating to WIRS accreditation can be found at www.lr.org/en/

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Our Services

01.

Off-site
Reinforcement

Self-lay notification

Following the pre-start meeting, return of signed legal agreement and payment of relevant charges, UDL submit the notification to start mains lay to the incumbent water company.

Off-site mains laying installation

UDL liaise with the water company, local authority and relevant bodies to project manage every scheme and keep our client fully informed on status.

 
02.

On-site
Mains

Main-lay completion

UDL complete main laying to the required specification, provide regular updates on status and provide as-laid drawings and test certificates to the water company.

UDL also manage the source of water connection with the water company to meet service connection requirements.

 
03.

Water
Connections

Service connection notification

UDL submit notification to connect services in accordance with the water company's self-lay arrangements. The water company or UDL arrange inspection of the service pipes to ensure they comply with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations. The process is coordinated by our dedicated office manager and team.

Service connection installation

UDL make service connections in line with client call-off/requirements and provide full details of each connection, including the postal address and meter details (if fitted) to the water company.

Need a
connection?

01933
220 960
01933 220 960

Talk directly to our project team and leave the rest to us.

 

Health & Safety
and Further Information

Statement of Quality and Safety

  • Customer-focused and cost-effective solutions for the provision of new water mains and service connections on new developments.
  • Health and safety is at the forefront of the way we manage and conduct our business.
  • We are committed to the continual training of our staff.
  • Our accreditation provides our customers with the assurance of our adherence to industry standards.
  • We are a competitive alternative to your local water company.

Prior to any water connection by UDL, the blue service pipe will be inspected to ensure it complies with water regulations. Follow the links to guidance sheets for installations in the various water company catchment areas covered by UDL.

 

Contact Us


Head Office & Operations


Utilities Direct Ltd

West End House

60 Oxford Street

Wellingborough

Northants

NN8 4JJ


enquiries@utilitiesdirectltd.co.uk

Need a
connection?

01933
220 960

01933 220 960

Talk directly to our project team and leave the rest to us.

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