Gas & Electricity in Bridgend - SSE, British Gas & More

Seafront Bridgend

Bridgend is a town in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan in the south of Wales. The town is located on two rivers: the River Ogmore; and the River Ewenny. Bridgend has a population of around 60,000 people. Its incumbent suppliers are SSE for electricity and British Gas for gas.

DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO) - Western Power Distribution Gas Distributor - Wales & West Utilities

Western Power Distribution Bridgend

Western Power Distribution

Emergency Number - 0800 6783 105

Non-emergency - 0800 096 3080

Wales & West Utilities Bridgend

Wales & West Utilities

Emergency Gas Number - 0800 100 999

Emergency Number - 0800 912 29 99

If you're experiencing a power cut in your local area, remember that your energy provider can't do anything about it. The company you're looking for is your DNO, Western Power Distribution. You can contact them using the above information or use the below link to check for plans and updates regarding your power.

View live power cuts in your area

Average energy usage by city

Electricity - 814 kWh = £137

Gas - 4680 kWh = £237

Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.

Despite having free choice of gas and electricity suppliers, it appears that people in Bridgend still have sway towards their historical roots and now-incumbent supplier. The most popular supplier in the Bridgend area is SSE.

SSE, the most popular supplier in Bridgend

Bridgend Energy Offices

Just outside of the centre of Bridgend is the wholesale energy specialists ''. It helps businesses, schools, charities and churches to save money on their wholesale costs. If you would like to learn more click here to check out their website.

Wholesale energy specialists Bridgend

Pencoed Technology Park
CF35 5HZ



Electricity in Bridgend was supplied by 'South Wales Electricity Board' between 1948-1990, when privatisation was introduced. It was eventually bought out by SSE in 2000, who are still using the same branding for the energy sales in Wales.


Between the years of 1948-1973, Bridgend's gas was supplied by 'Wales Gas Board'. However, it then became a region of the British Gas Corporation.

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