A Complete Guide to Utilities in Weston Turville

Are you moving and want to know more about Weston Turville? Our comprehensive utilities guide to Weston Turville will help you to find out everything about broadband, area codes, power generation and energy distributors, and Weston Turville water and sewerage. Keep reading to learn everything about utilities in Weston Turville.

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About Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire

Weston Turville HP22 has a population of 2,115 and is located in the county of Buckinghamshire. Buckinghamshire has a population of 543,128 people.

Who supplies my water in Weston Turville?

Weston Turville water services are provided by Anglian Water. Here are the main contact numbers for Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, and Thames Water:

How to reach your water providers in Weston Turville

Calling a phone number for Anglian Water, Leep Utilities or Thames Water is one of many contact methods to talk about your Weston Turville water account.

Anglian Water telephone numbers

In the table below we have listed the main telephone numbers for Anglian Water general enquiries and emergencies.

Anglian Water telephone number Anglian Water Emergency telephone number
0345 791 9155 0345 714 5145
Mon to Fri 8am-8pm,Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm,Bank holidays 10am-4pm, Emergencies 24/7/365

Leep Utilities telephone numbers

In the table below we have listed the main telephone numbers for Leep Utilities general enquiries and emergencies.

Leep Utilities telephone number Leep Utilities Emergency telephone number
0345 122 6780 0333 003 8332
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Emergencies 24/7/365

Thames Water telephone numbers

In the table below we have listed the main telephone numbers for Thames Water general enquiries and emergencies.

Thames Water telephone number Thames Water Emergency telephone number
0800 980 8800 0800 714 614
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Emergencies 24/7/365

Calling a phone number for Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, Thames Water, or is one of many contact methods to talk about your Weston Turville water account.

Write to Anglian Water, Leep Utilities or Thames Water

You can also get in touch with Anglian Water, Leep Utilities or Thames Water, you have the choice of posting a letter or sending an email. You can also send your request via the Anglian Water, Leep Utilities or Thames Water website.

Anglian Water

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

Anglian Water Address
PO Box 4994
Lancing
BN11 9AL

If you would like to email Anglian Water, you can use the email address below:

Anglian Water Email Address
[email protected]

Leep Utilities

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

Leep Utilities Address
Leep Water Networks Ltd, The Greenhouse
MediaCityUK, Salford
M50 2EQ

If you would like to email Leep Utilities, you can use the email address below:

Leep Utilities Email Address
[email protected]

Thames Water

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

Thames Water Address
Thames Water Customer Services, PO Box 234
Swindon
SN38 3TW

If you would like to email Thames Water, you can use the email address below:

Thames Water Email Address
[email protected]
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Price of water in Weston Turville

Water bill in Weston Turville

Water rates in Weston Turville are based on if your home has a water meter or not. It's easy to find out if your Weston Turville water rates are metered or unmetered rates by checking your water bill or by contacting your supplier. Homes with metered Weston Turville water rates will have a meter number listed on their water bills.

Metered Customers in Weston Turville

Customers who have a water meter installed at their Weston Turville home will pay a fixed annual charge, plus an extra charge for each cubic meter (m3) consumed. The fixed charge is to cover the essential running costs of Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water. Whilst the variable charges cover the consumption at your Weston Turville home.

Unmetered Customers in Weston Turville

Customers that don't have a water meter at their Weston Turville home will pay an annual charge for their water consumption. This charge is fixed, this means you will pay the same amount regardless of the amount of water you use at your Weston Turville home.

Water rates for unmetered customers in Weston Turville is based on the rateable value of your home. The rateable value part of your Weston Turville 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? That depends on how much water you consume. If you are single, or have a small family, having a water meter installed at your Weston Turville could be cheaper.

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

How much is the average water bill in Weston Turville?

The average water bill Weston Turville residents are being charged can differ between suppliers in your area. You can see in the table below the average water bill by supplier:

Supplier Average Water Bill Monthly Average Annual Water Bill
Anglian Water £16.83 £202
Leep Utilities - -
Thames Water £19.33 £232

How do I pay my Weston Turville water bill?

First, you must sign up and register with Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water. After you register your details with Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water, you will be offered a choice of payment options such as:

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

It's also possible to choose the frequency of your Weston Turville bill. While some customers like an annual payment, other customers might want to settle for quarterly, monthly, or even weekly payments instead. After you've set up your Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water account, you will be able to choose your preferred payment method and frequency.

Can I switch the water supplier in Weston Turville?

Unfortunately, your water suppliers are fixed and depend on the catchment area based on your postcode. As a customer in Weston Turville HP22, your water suppliers are Anglian Water, Leep Utilities and Thames 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.

Weston Turville Water Frequently Asked Questions

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Water in Weston Turville

Is tap water in Weston Turville safe to drink?

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

Where does the water in Weston Turville come from?

There are three main sources of water that supply Weston Turville:

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

What's the water hardness rating in Weston Turville

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 Weston Turville is over 276ppm, that means the water hardness in Weston Turville is rated as very hard water.

What does this mean?

The water supply to your home in Weston Turville contains an elevated level of hard water minerals. very hard water will not clean your clothes, dishes, or your body efficiently, and your appliances will be less efficient which is not good news for your utility bills. It also means an increased limescale build-up in your home appliances and it may affect the taste of your tap water.

Selectra recommends

We recommend adding a softening agent to the water in Weston Turville.

  1. Baths, sinks, and toilets - Use an acidic sanitiser regularly (available in local shops) to clean susceptible surfaces in order to clear limescale deposits.
  2. Kettles - Don't completely fill your kettle with water. You can clean your kettle by half-filling and diluting two tablespoons of white vinegar, leaving it for four hours in order to loosen scale build-up. Rinse and repeat to remove scale.
  3. Dishwashers - Use the built-in water softener. Make sure you occasionally top it off with dishwasher salt in the right compartment.

Weston Turville No Water

If you have no water in your Weston Turville home, you will need to check if the issue is to do with your home plumbing or if the issue is within your neighbourhood in Weston Turville.

If there is no water at your Weston Turville home, is the problem no cold water or no hot water? If you don't have hot water but have cold water, the problem will be with the plumbing at your home and not a problem affecting Weston Turville.

If there is no cold water, not even a trickle, contact Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water for help. You can also try the following:

  1. Check for updates on the "In Your Area" sections of the Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water website for any information explaining the reason your home has no water.
  2. Examine the Twitter account of Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water, they often post incident updates when there's a problem.
  3. Check with your neighbours to find out if they also have no water.
  4. Check that your stop tap is open.

Weston Turville water leak or flooding

Weston Turville water problems could be anything from a burst water main or flooding, to a leak in your Weston Turville home. This is why you should make sure you know what to do and who to contact regarding water emergencies.

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

  1. Call Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water regardless if the issue relates to drinking water or wastewater.
  2. If you can access the internet from your location, go to the "report a leak" section of the Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water website and complete the online form to report the issue.

Why does the water in Weston Turville taste strange?

If you notice a change in taste or smell with your Weston Turville water this could be because of one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination is a safe way to make sure the pipe network maintains high levels of hygiene throughout.
  2. Seasonal changes can affect it by infusing your Weston Turville water with an earthy smell or taste.
  3. Plumbing can also contribute to the taste of your household water, adding rubbery, salty, or metallic hints to Weston Turville water.

If you have questions about your water's taste, smell, or appearance, you should not hesitate to reach Anglian Water, Leep Utilities, or Thames Water using the contact information above.

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Broadband in Weston Turville HP22

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The speed of your internet connection at your Weston Turville home depends on several factors such as:

  • Availability of fibre
  • Proximity of the local telephone exchange
  • Placement of your router
  • If you're using wi-fi or ethernet
  • Your broadband provider

Test the speed of your connection and find out how it compares to the average internet speed in Weston Turville with our fast and simple speed test.

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

Weston Turville Average Download Speed Weston Turville Average Upload Speed
68.80 Mbps 16.10 Mbps
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The way you choose to connect to the internet can have an effect on the speed you get in Weston Turville. An FTTP is the fastest internet connection available in the UK and is available to 31.83% of households in the UK.

ADSL internet connections are the slowest, but for some customers in remote areas it's the only type of internet connection currently available.

What to look for when picking a broadband provider in Weston Turville?

In 2022, the internet is about as important as any other utility, perhaps more important. That means choosing an internet service provider could feel daunting. Don't worry, we've covered four main points to think about when picking a broadband provider in Weston Turville.

Availability

The first point to bear in mind before picking a broadband provider in Weston Turville is the issue of availability. The majority of homes in Weston Turville should have access to fibre or 'superfast' broadband connections, those living in rural homes may have limited access to the type of connection.

Although, homes that have been built in the last few years will likely have be able to get ultrafast FTTH since developers often install the latest networks when building new homes.

Type of connection

What are the different types of connection in Weston Turville?

  • Fibre broadband
    • This is the fastest available internet connection in Weston Turville
    • There are two categories of fibre broadband connections, they are called 'Superfast' and 'Full Fibre'
    • Superfast broadband has a download speed of at least 24 Mbps.
    • A Full Fibre connection comes with downloads speeds from 300 Mbps up to 1 Gbps.
  • ADSL or ADSL2
    • An older type of internet connection that is provided via your phone line.
    • Slower speeds up to 24 Mbps.
    • Available to the majority of Weston Turville homes.
  • Cable
    • Speeds similar to, or faster than, fibre broadband.
    • Available only via Virgin Media.
    • Restricted availability in some parts of Weston Turville.
  • 4G/5G, Mobile, and Satellite Broadband
    • Speed depends on strength of the mobile coverage in Weston Turville.
    • Might work out more expensive without an unlimited data plan.
    • No special equipment required by tethering to your smartphone, although some of the mobile networks in the UK will not allow tethering.
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Weston Turville broadband value for money

Weston Turville broadband bill

You should also think about the price you pay for broadband in Weston Turville. There are many providers offering a cheap introductory offer for new customers, but the price can quickly increase. You should always look in the fine print of the deal when you sign up for a internet connection in Weston Turville. Some providers will raise the price even before your contract has finished. We reported recently on the BT price hike that has affected millions of customers.

Weston Turville Broadband Reliability

How reliable the broadband is in Weston Turville must also be considered, with many of us working from home either full-time or part-time, knowing you have a reliable broadband connection to stay in touch with work is a priority.

Then in our freetime we're watching movies online or gaming online that without a reliable internet connection for your Weston Turville home is something to think about.

Weston Turville broadband customer service

Our final tip, the technical support for your Weston Turville broadband connection is really important. There's a good chance you will never need to contact your broadband provider, but if you ever do need to speak to them a high level of customer support that deals with your query efficiently and quickly is definitely something worth considering when selecting an internet provider in Weston Turville.

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Broadband FAQ

Below we've answered some our the most common questions that customers in Weston Turville have about their internet connection.

Broadband Frequently Asked Questions

Is the internet fast in Weston Turville?

The average internet speed in Weston Turville is:

Weston Turville Average Download Speed Weston Turville Average Upload Speed
68.80 Mbps 16.10 Mbps

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

Put simply, this means the kind of broadband internet connection.

  • ADSL: Asymmetric digital subscriber line - with this kind of broadband you can get speeds up to 24 Mbps. However, the speed reduces as you get further away from the telephone exchange.
  • Superfast: This type of fibre broadband has a download speed of at least 30 Mbps.
  • FTTC: Fibre To The Cabinet - this is a fibre connection that is delivered to one of those green boxes on your street in Weston Turville, from there it's connected to your home through your traditional copper wire telephone line.
  • FTTP/FTTH: Fibre To The Premises/Home - This is a fibre broadband connection is connected with 100% fibre cables to your Weston Turville home. That means it's the fastest and most reliable type of broadband fibre internet. At present, 31.83% of houses in the UK .

What broadband speed do I need?

That would depend on how you will use the internet. Check out the table below to find out the kind of broadband speed you should choose when getting connected in Weston Turville.

Main internet uses Recommended Broadband Speed Maximum of 2 devices
Maximum of 2 devices Social media, light streaming, email, working from home (WFH), etc 10-25 Mbps Broadband
Up to 5 devices AAll the above and 4K streaming or online gaming 50-100 Mbps Broadband
More than 5 devices All the above plus 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 talk to your connected devices. 2.4Ghz WiFi signals travel further, but does so at slower speeds. 5Ghz WiFi signals don't have as much range, but are able to transmit your data at faster speeds.

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What's the telephone dialling code of Weston Turville

Corded telephone area code Weston Turville

The telephone area code, sometimes called the landline dialling code, for Weston Turville is 01806. When making a call to someone in Weston Turville, and you are not in the same area, you will need to add 01806 before the number you're trying to call.

How much does an 01806 Weston Turville call cost?

If calls are included with your landline or mobile tariff, then the call cost should be included in that tariff. Without an inclusive calls plan, you can expect to pay around 10p per minute, plus a small call set-up charge.

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

How many dialling codes does the UK have? Including Northern Ireland, The UK has 645 area codes. UK area codes can be three, four, or five digits long.

Gas and Electricity Supply in Weston Turville

Residents of Weston Turville are able to choose their own supplier for gas and electricity, but regardless of the supplier they are billed by, the electricity and gas will always be maintained and supplied by the network operator for the region.

We call them Distribution Network operators (DNOs) and these are the companies that own and operates the infrastructure that connect your Weston Turville home to the gas network and electricity grid.

In many cases you won't need to contact the Weston Turville distribution network operator, but if you do, you can quickly find out which DNO covers Weston Turville below.

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

Electricity Distribution Network Operator for Weston Turville

The electricity distribution network operator for Weston Turville is UK Power Networks - Eastern England. You can find the UK Power Networks - Eastern England contact details in the table below:

UK Power Networks - Eastern England Contact Information
General Enquiries 0800 028 4587
Emergencies 0800 316 3105
Email [email protected]
Website https://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/
Address 237 Southwark Bridge Road
London
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The UK has six electricity distribution network operators:

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

Power Generation near Weston Turville

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

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Fossil Fuels

In 2021, a total of 47.4% of the UK’s electricity was generated by burning fossil fuels. The majority of which was natural gas (42%) and coal (2.7%). In addition, 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

Nuclear power accounted for 16.1% of electricity generation in 2021, this is expected to reduce in the next few years as the UK’s nuclear power stations are scheduled for closure, all but one is expected to stop producing energy by 2035. However, new nuclear reactors are being planned such as Hinkley Point C which is currently being built.

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy produced 40.3% of electricity in 2021, an increase from 29% in 2018. Renewable sources can include wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. We can expect to see this continue increasing as the UK is focussed on meeting its net-zero targets.

Towns and Cities Near Weston Turville

If you've ever wondered which municipalities are close to Weston Turville, in the table below you can see the closest five municipalities to Weston Turville.