Project Updates

Project Update - Week ending 18th September 2015

18th September 2015

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CAPACITY - We are aware that some cabinets have reached capacity. This is because BT build in the availability of a new service for a proportion of the businesses and residents when a cabinet is first enabled. This will increase dependant on demand. Please bear with us and capacity will be added as soon as possible


Completed cabinet list

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Cabinet 1 on the Burgh on Bain exchange

Cabinet 29 on the Bourne exchange

Cabinet 1 on the Corby Glen exchange

Cabinet 2 on the Corby Glen exchange

Cabinet 30 on the Gainsborough exchange

Cabinet 4 on the North Somercotes exchange

Cabinet 3 on the Old Leake exchange

Cabinet 4 on the Old Leake exchange

Cabinet 1 on the Owersby Moor exchange

Cabinet 1 on the Saltfleetby exchange


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Phase 6

UPDATE 21/08/15 Swinderby 6 - should be 'ready for service' 30th September. Approx two weeks after this services should be available from this cabinet.



Delayed cabinets

Please note that we can only provide updates on delayed cabinets.


Ancaster 4 – This cabinet is now live.

Bainton 4 – Position agreed by Highways Authority and Town planners have agreed to early start on this. Processes being expedited to make sure it gets to RFS ASAP

Bardney 6 – DELAYED – this cabinet will not be completed until quarter of October – December; new duct required over the bridge

Billingborough 1 - Will be RFS w/e 23rd Sept.

Billingborough 5 – Will be made live to Internet Service Providers once Billingboriugh 1 has gone live

Birchwood 63 - DELAYED – this cabinet will not be completed until quarter of October. BT cabling late August (half completed)

Buckminster 7 - Overlay works (on poles) required expected delivery in this quarter, before the end of September. DELAY - Delays in cabinet build due to agreement of Sunday working/road closure. Likely completion mid-October

Chapel St Leonards 12 – Shifted in plan. Wayleave still outstanding with developer

Corby Glen 1 & 2 – These cabinets are now live.

Cranwell 2 -  This cab is planned and job has been designated to the engineers to stand. Cabinet stand and completion is forecast for next quarter

Cranwell 5 – Second survey completed, awaiting formal survey return. Delivery forcast for next quarter

Folkingham 3 – Due to be RFS 30th September

Gosberton 5 – Overlay required over the bridge, Next quarter delivery

Grantham 16 - SHIFTED - Expected delivery between October and December

Grantham 21– Power position not agreed with WPD. Site meeting next week

Grantham 34 – Chasing new date with power company for works under traffic management - chasing today 04/09/15

Holbeach St Johns 1 - DELAYED - All poles erected at the weekend, waiting remedial civils work likely to be RFS October - November due to size of the PON

Honington 1 – Will be RFS this week

Kirton 5 (amalgamated with 13) - Should be RFS early October as big copper job (De-load / Re-load with cab 13)

Knipton 1 & 3 – Both will be RFS w/e 25th September

Langrick 1– DELAY linked to new duct over bridge which requires various meeting with Bridge engineers and Contractors. 1KM of duct work to go over a deep dyke. In progress

Langrick 2 – power connection date will be 23/09/15

Lincoln 76 SHIFTED - Now expected late quarter 3, November - December 2015

Lincoln 132 SHIFTED – Now expected late quarter 3, November - December 2015

Lincoln 133 - Cab up and powered, needs copper and fibre, but new duct required which could cause further delay

Metheringham 1 Due to be supplied with power 12th October

Metheringham 6 - Cabinet stood in position. With planners to provide route utilising existing fibre 11/09/15 Due to be supplied with power 12th October

Old Leake 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 – 3 & 4 are at CRFS. 1 & 5 are at RFS. Civils for 6 ongoing

Normanby By Spital 2 – High cost power - quote approved; Power wayleaves required

Sleaford 28 - Should be RFS w/e 30th Sept

Spalding 50– New point of connection point found; with the engineering team to be programmed with Western power

Spalding 16 & 26– DELAYED - Completion will probably be in November, new duct required

Spalding 45 – DELAYED. New position agreed to avoid wayleave - now likely to be delivered between October and December

Spilsby 1- DELAYED - De-load / Re-load and road closure. Next quarter delivery

Swaton 2 & 3 - Next quarter delivery. HA originally rejected location for Swaton 3; we now have agreement on location.

Wickenby 2 – Road crossing for power. 22/10/15

Withern 1- Still chasing power wayleaves with NPG

Witham on the Hill 1 & 2 Witham 1 will be RFS next week. Witham 2 requires a cabinet stand date.


Progress September


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