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A Complete Guide to Utilities in Manningham

Are you moving and want to know more about Manningham? Our complete guide to utilities in Manningham will explain in detail everything there is to know about broadband, area codes, power generation and energy distributors, and Manningham water and sewerage. Keep reading to learn everything about utilities in Manningham.

About Manningham, West Yorkshire

Manningham BD8 has a population of 19,983 and is located in the county of West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire has a population of 2,320,214 people.

Who supplies my water in Manningham?

Manningham water utilities are supplied by Yorkshire Water. Here are the main contact numbers for Yorkshire Water:

How to get in touch with the water supplier in Manningham

Speaking to an advisor at Yorkshire Water is one of many contact methods to discuss your Manningham water problems.

Below, you can find the principal phone numbers for Yorkshire Water general enquiries and emergencies.

Yorkshire Water contact number Yorkshire Water Emergency contact number
0345 124 2424 0800 573 553
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Emergencies 24/7/365
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Write to Yorkshire Water

Additionally, you can communicate with Yorkshire Water, either by email or with a letter in the post. You can also send your request via the Yorkshire Water website.

If you prefer to write a letter to Yorkshire Water can do so by writing to the Yorkshire Water address below:

Yorkshire Water Address
Western House, Halifax Road
Bradford
BD6 2SZ

Cost of water in Manningham

Water bill in Manningham

Water rates in Manningham are based on if your home has a water meter or not. You can easily check if your Manningham water rates are metered or unmetered rates by checking your water bill or by getting in touch with the supplier. Homes with metered Manningham water rates will have a meter number listed on their water bills.

Metered Customers in Manningham

Customers that have a water meter at their Manningham house will pay an annual fixed charge, plus an additional charge for each cubic meter (m3) that is consumed. The fixed charge is to cover the essential running costs of Yorkshire Water. Whilst the variable charges are for the consumption at your Manningham home.

Unmetered Customers in Manningham

Customers who don't have a meter at their Manningham home have an annual charge for their water consumption. This charge is fixed, this means you will pay the same amount regardless of how much water consumed at your Manningham home.

The rate unmetered customers pay for water in Manningham is based on the rateable value of your home. The rateable value calculation of your Manningham water rates will have been determined by the local council in the 90s and are unlikey to have changed since then.

Should I get a water meter installed? You need to consider how much water you consume per year. If you are single, or have a small family, having a water meter installed at your Manningham may save you money.

Customers with big families are probably not going to save money by having a meter installed.

How much is the average water bill in Manningham?

The average water bill Manningham residents are being charged is £15.50 monthly, which works out at £186 a year.

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How do I pay my Manningham water bill?

First, you must sign up and register with Yorkshire Water. After you've registered with Yorkshire Water, you can decide how you would like to pay your bill, such as:

  • Direct Debit
  • Online payments
  • Pay over the phone
  • Bank transfer
  • Payment by cheque
  • Payment card

You should also be able to choose how frequently you pay your Manningham bill. Whilst some customers would prefer to pay annually, other customers might want to settle for quarterly, monthly, or even weekly payments instead. When you set up your Yorkshire Water account, you will be able to choose how you pay your water bill, and how often you need to pay it.

Can I switch the water supplier in Manningham?

Unfortunately, your water supplier is fixed and depends on the catchment area based on your postcode. As a customer in Manningham BD8, your water supplier is Yorkshire Water.

Since April 2017, business water customers have been able to switch water suppliers. You can find out if your business is eligible in our guide to switching water suppliers.

Manningham Water Frequently Asked Questions

Below we have answered the most commonly asked questions that customers in Manningham have about their water supply.

Frequently Asked Questions About Water in Manningham

Is water from the tap in Manningham safe to drink?

Yes! It's safe to drink the tap water in Manningham. You can rest assured that Manningham water meets high standards making it safe to drink. The UK Drinking Water Inspectorate has scored Manningham water quality 99.94% in overall mean zonal compliance, which means your water is safe to drink. It is not required to boil or filter Manningham water to make it drinkable.

Where does the water in Manningham come from?

There are three main sources of water that supply Manningham:

  • Surface sources - 93%
  • Groundwater sources - 6%
  • Mixed sources - 1%

Is the water hard in Manningham

While rainwater itself is relatively soft, water hardness can change through the water cycle. As rainwater filters through rocks, it picks up minerals, such as magnesium and calcium. The more minerals the water picks up, the harder is your water considered.

The water hardness in Manningham is fewer than 60ppm, this means the water in in Manningham is rated as soft water.

What does this mean?

The water being supplied to your home in Manningham contains a minimal level of hard water minerals. soft water means your home appliances should be more efficient and your clothes will come out softer after washing. It also means less limescale build-up in your home appliances meaning they should not break down as often.

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Water softener isn't needed at your home in Manningham.

Manningham No Water

If you don't have any running water in your Manningham home, you will need to check if the issue is to do with your home plumbing or if the problem is a widespread issue affecting Manningham.

If there is no water at your Manningham home, is the problem no cold water or no hot water? If the problem is only affecting your hot water, the problem will be with the plumbing at your home and not a problem affecting Manningham.

If your home has no cold water, not even a trickle, contact Yorkshire Water for advice. In this case you should try the following tips:

  1. Check the "In Your Area" sections of the Yorkshire Water website for any information explaining why you have no water.
  2. Have a look at the Twitter account for Yorkshire Water, they will often tweet updates when there's a problem.
  3. Check with your neighbours to find out if they also have no water.
  4. Make sure your stop tap is in the open position.

Manningham water leak or flooding

Manningham water problems might include anything from a burst water main or flooding, to a leak in your Manningham home. So you must make sure you know who to contact and what to do and if you have a water emergency.

If you notice a water leak or flooding outside your Manningham property, you must do one of the following as soon as possible:

  1. Contact Yorkshire Water regardless if the issue relates to drinking water or wastewater.
  2. If you can access the internet from your location, navigate to the "report a leak" area of the Yorkshire Water website and complete the online form to report the issue.

Why does the water in Manningham taste strange?

If you notice a change in taste or smell with your Manningham water this could be down to one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination is a safe way to ensure hygiene throughout the pipe network.
  2. Seasonal changes can impermeate the Manningham water with a somewhat earthy aroma or taste.
  3. Plumbing can also contribute to the taste of your household water, adding metallic, salty, or rubbery hints to Manningham water.

If you are unsure about your water's appearance, smell, or taste, you should not hesitate to reach Yorkshire Water using the contact information above.

Broadband in Manningham BD8

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The broadband speed you get at your Manningham home is dependant upon several factors such as:

  • The type of connection (ADSL, Fibre, or Cable)
  • Proximity of the local telephone exchange
  • Where you've placed your router
  • If you are connected with ethernet or wi-fi
  • Which provider you have

Test how fast your internet is and see how it compares to the average internet speed in Manningham with our easy to use broadband speed test tool.

Did you know that the average download speed in the UK is around 62.5Mbps?

Manningham Average Download Speed Manningham Average Upload Speed
95.80 Mbps 16.00 Mbps
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The internet connection type you have can affect your download and upload speed in Manningham. An FTTP is the fastest internet connection available in the UK at the time of writing, this has been rolled out to 31.83% of UK households.

The slowest way to access the internet is ADSL, in parts of the UK that are more remote it's the only type of internet connection that's available.

What should you consider when searching for a broadband provider in Manningham?

It's 2022, which means the internet is just as important as any other utility, some people might consider it the most important. So picking the right internet provider might seem daunting at first. Don't worry, we've covered four main points that you should consider when searching for a broadband provider in Manningham.

Availability

The first point to bear in mind whilst searching for a broadband provider in Manningham is the issue of availability. Most homes in Manningham should have access to superfast' or fibre connections, customers who live in a rural location may have trouble getting fast broadband.

However, new builds and properties that have been constructed in the last few years may already have access to ultrafast FTTH because property developers will often choose to install the latest infrastructure when constructing new homes.

Type of connection

What are the different types of connection in Manningham?

  • Fibre broadband
    • This is fastest connection that's currently available in Manningham
    • Fibre broadband is split into two categories, they are called 'Superfast' and 'Full Fibre'
    • Superfast broadband gives you a minimum download speed of at least 24 Mbps.
    • A Full Fibre connection can currently reach speeds from 300 Mbps up to 1 Gbps.
  • ADSL or ADSL2
    • An older type of internet connection that is provided via your phone line.
    • Limited download speed of up to 24 Mbps.
    • Available to the majority of Manningham homes.
  • Cable
    • Speeds similar to, or faster than, fibre broadband.
    • Can only choose Virgin Media.
    • Availability can be limited in some parts of Manningham.
  • 4G/5G, Mobile, and Satellite Broadband
    • The speed will depend on strength of the mobile signal in Manningham.
    • Could prove more expensive unless you have an unlimited data tariff.
    • No special equipment required by tethering to your smartphone, though some mobile networks do not allow tethering.
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Manningham broadband cost

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You should also think about the price you pay for broadband in Manningham. There are many providers offering a low cost deal for new customers, but the price is often for a limited period. We recommend you double check the terms and conditions of the deal when you sign up for a broadband connection in Manningham. There are some providers that will increase the price you pay before your contract has finished. In the news recently, there was a BT price hike which affects millions of BT customers.

Manningham Broadband Reliability

The reliability of broadband in Manningham also needs consideration, with many people working from home either full-time or part-time, we need to have a reliable internet connection to keep up to date with work your work is really important.

The times when we're not working we're watching movies online or gaming online which without a reliable broadband connection at your Manningham home will be an important thing to consider.

Manningham broadband customer support

Finally, the customer support of your Manningham broadband internet is extremely important. There's a good chance you will never need to contact your broadband provider, but should the need to contact them arises a high level of customer support that is able to solve your issue efficiently and quickly should be considered when selecting an internet provider in Manningham.

Broadband FAQ

In the FAQ below, we've answered the frequently asked questions that customers in Manningham have about broadband internet.

Broadband FAQs

What's the average broadband speed in Manningham?

The average broadband speed in Manningham is:

Manningham Average Download Speed Manningham Average Upload Speed
95.80 Mbps 16.00 Mbps

What do ADSL, Superfast, FTTC, FTTH, and FTTP actually mean?

To put it in simple terms, this is the way of connecting to the internet.

  • ADSL: Asymmetric digital subscriber line - with this kind of broadband you can get speeds up to 24 Mbps. However, the speed will be slower the further away you are from the telephone exchange.
  • Superfast: This is a kind of fibre broadband connection with download speeds of at least 30 Mbps.
  • FTTC: Fibre To The Cabinet - this is a fibre connection that is delivered to one of those green cabinets that you might have near your home in Manningham, from there it's connected to your home through your traditional copper wire telephone line.
  • FTTP/FTTH: Fibre To The Premises/Home - The connection is delivered using 100% fibre cables to your Manningham home. That means it's the fastest and most reliable type of broadband fibre internet. At the time of writing, 31.83% of houses in the UK .

How fast internet should my internet be?

That will be dependant on what you will be using the internet for. Have a look at the following table to find out which speed you should pick when getting connected in Manningham.

Main internet uses Recommended Download Speed 2 devices or less
2 devices or less Email, web browsing, working from home (WFH), light streaming, etc 10-25 Mbps Broadband
3-5 devices AAll the above and 4K streaming or online gaming 50-100 Mbps Broadband
5 devices or more All the above and large file transfers or streaming your own video content on the web 100+ Mbps Broadband

What's the difference between 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz WiFi?

2.4ghz and 5ghz are the two radio frequencies internet routers use to transmit data to connected devices. 2.4Ghz WiFi travels across longer distances, but transmit data at slower speeds. 5Ghz WiFi signals have a smaller radius, but will transmit the data between devices at faster rates.

What's the telephone dialling code of Manningham

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The telephone dialling code, sometimes called the area code, for Manningham is 01806. If you're calling somebody in Manningham, and you're located in a different region, you should add 01806 before the number you're trying to call.

How much does an 01806 Manningham call cost?

If you have a call plan with your landline or mobile, the phone call will probably be included with your tariff. If calls are not included with your tariff, the cost of the call will be about 10p per minute, plus a small call set-up charge.

If you are unsure whether you have calls included in your tariff, we recommend getting in touch with your provider before calling so you don't find unexpected charges on your telephone bill.

How many telephone area codes are there in the UK? Including Northern Ireland, The UK has 645 area codes. They are a mix of three, four, or five digits long.

Electricity and Gas in Manningham

Residents in Manningham are free to choose their gas and electricity provider, but regardless of which supplier they choose, the gas and electricity is going to be maintained and supplied by the local network operator.

These network operators are officially called Distribution Network operators (DNOs) and these are the companies that own, operates and maintains the infrastructure that connects your Manningham home to the gas network and electricity grid.

In many cases you won't need to speak to the Manningham distribution network operator, but if you do, you can quickly find out which DNO covers Manningham right here.

You can also read more about what a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) does in our Distribution Network Operator guide

Electricity Distribution Network Operator for Manningham

The electricity distribution network operator for Manningham is Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire. You can find the Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire contact details in the table below:

Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire Contact Information
General Enquiries 0800 011 3332
Emergencies 0800 375 675
Email cus.serv@northernpowergrid.com
Website https://www.northernpowergrid.com/
Address RSXE-RCZX-XKBL, Manor House, Manor House
Penshaw, Houghton le Spring

There are a total of six electricity distribution network operators that cover the UK:

  1. Electricity North West
  2. Northern Powergrid
  3. SSE Networks
  4. SP Energy Networks
  5. UK Power Networks
  6. Western Power Distribution
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Power Generation near Manningham

There are no power plants within a 10 mile radius of Manningham.

Fossil Fuels

In 2021, a total of 47.4% of the UK’s electricity was generated by burning fossil fuels. This came mostly from natural gas (42%) and coal (2.7%). Additionally, a small percentage was produced from other kinds of fossil fuels (2.7%). The electricity produced from fossil fuels does change each year.

Nuclear Power

16.1% of electricity was generated by nuclear reactors in 2021, in the next few years we can expect this to reduce as nuclear power stations in the UK’s begin to close, only one will still be generating energy 2035. However, new nuclear reactors are being planned such as Hinkley Point C which is currently under construction.

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy accounted for 40.3% of electricity in 2021, an increase from 29% in 2018. Renewable fuel sources include solar, wind, hydro, and biomass. This is expected to continue rising as the UK aims to meet its net-zero targets.

Municipalities Close By Manningham

Perhaps you're wondering which towns and cities are close to Manningham, in the table below you can see the five closest municipalities to Manningham.

Closest five municipalities to Manningham
Municipality Distance from Manningham
Girlington -
Heaton 1.13 miles
Frizinghall 1.13 miles
Bradford 1.34 miles
Clayton 1.64 miles