Branch M451: Western Power Distribution

National Grid Energy Distribution

NGED distributes power to homes and businesses across the Midlands, south Wales and the south West. 

The company delivers electricity to over 7.6 million customers over a 55,300 sq. kms service area on a network consisting of 216,000 kms of overhead lines and underground cables and 184,000 substations.

NGED was formerly the Western Power Distribution (WPD) branch. The name change in 2023 follows the takeover in of WPD by National Grid.

Prospect has over 1,700 members in a number of roles including team managers, engineering specialists, technicians, team support, planners.  Other unions negotiating in NGED are Unite, Unison and GMB.