Guide prices for disconnections

We have developed the guides to prices and timescales to assist you with connections applications. The cost of your job will increase as the complexity of your requirements increases and the prices listed should be used as a guide only. Your full quotation will be based on the costs outlined in our Statement of Charges.

What service do you need?

Average time to receive a quotation

Average timescale after payment / acceptance

Average price (ex.VAT)

Turn my power off temporarily
We can arrange to turn off your power for a short period to allow you to safely carry out work on your premises. To obtain a quote for the NIE Networks work you will need to complete an application form for an alteration to your electricity supply.

7 days

2 - 4 weeks

No Charge (working hours)

£200 - Domestic
£500 - Commercial (outside working hours)
Disconnect electricity at one property*
Disconnect an overhead or underground service cable to a single premises and remove the meter.

7 days

4 weeks

A business disconnection*
Disconnect an overhead or underground service cable to a single commercial premises and remove the meter.

7 days

4 weeks


Working close to electricity equipment***
If you are thinking of working near or around our overhead electricity lines please contact us as soon as you can before the work starts.

7 days

4-6 weeks

Work may or may not be chargeable - £POA
Turn my power off urgently
If you have an emergency to report, please call us as soon as possible on 03457 643 643. If you see electricity lines that are down or causing significant risk to the public, please call 999.



1-3 hours

Actual costs may be charged


* You need to have the Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN) for the meter that you want to be disconnected.
** You may be required to pay a builder to carry out additional work such as the excavation of a joint hole.
*** One of our engineers will visit site and agree a safe method of working with you and/or your builder. The cost will depend on the amount of NIE Networks work that is needed to allow your work to proceed.

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