Gas and Electricity Overview - Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent



Royal Tunbridge Wells, which is commonly shortened to 'Tunbridge Wells', is a large, affluent town in western kent, in the south east of England. The average wage for the Tunbridge wells area is around £37,000. Its population is around 60,000 people. Its incumbent suppliers are EDF Energy for electricity and British Gas for gas.


DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO) - UK Power Networks Gas Distributor - SGN


UK Power Networks

Emergency number - 0800 31 63 105

Non-emergency number - 0800 029 4285


SGN

Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999

Non-emergency number - 0800 912 1700


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Average energy usage by city

Electricity - 911 kWh = £153

Gas - 5307 kWh = £269

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


Royal Tunbridge Wells Energy Offices

In the centre of Tunbridge Wells, you have utilities recruitment specialists 'Garrard King'. If you would like to see what vacancies they have available, click here to take a look at their website.

Address

Garrard King, 11 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1UL, UK


History

Electricity

'South Eastern Electricity Board' (SEEBOARD) was the electricity supplier for Tunbridge Wells until 1990; it then continued as a plc company. SEEBOARD plc merged with '24Seven Utility Services' in 2002 under the ownership of LE Group. The newly formed company then rebranded to become 'EDF Energy' in 2003. 'Cheung Kong Holdings' bought the distribution company and renamed it 'UK Power Networks', the current DNO for Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Gas

Royal Tunbridge Wells used to supplied by 'South Eastern Gas Board' for its gas between 1948-1972. It then became an area of the British Gas Corporation.

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