Project films

Project Films

We’ve produced a series of four films to help you learn more about the North West Coast Connections project. The first is a project overview. It is accompanied by three others focusing on constructing different aspects of the connection.

Project overview

A summary of why the project is needed, what we need to deliver, work carried out to date and details of our proposed route for the new connection.

Overhead line construction

An overview of the process for building new overhead lines.

Putting cables underground

An overview of the process for burying electric cables underground.

Morecambe Bay tunnel

An overview of how we propose to build the tunnel.


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The construction technologies we can use to build a connection for the NWCC Project include overhead lines, underground cable and a tunnel. Each technology has different features affecting how, when and where it can be used.

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There are lots of ways to contact us and find out more about the NWCC Project:

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