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Nearly 500 customers affected by town centre power cut
1:29pm Tuesday 18th September 2012 in News
NEARLY 500 customers lost electricity this afternoon after a power cut in Colchester town centre.
UK Power Networks engineers worked to restore power to 492 affected customers in the Trinity Street, Sir Isaac's Walk and Culver Walk areas of the town centre after power was cut at 11.53am.
The majority of customers' power was restored by 12.28pm, with the remaining 102 re-connected by 12.57pm
A UK Power Networks spokeswoman said: "We do understand how inconvenient it is to be without power and apologise to the customers affected.
"Engineers are working as quickly as is safely possible in order to restore supplies to those without power."