Power restored to Dover town centre
Power has been restored to Dover town centre
following a blackout this afternoon.
Parts of the main street were without electricity for just over
an hour. Properties affected range from Castle Street to
Bridge Street, although businesses in the Market Square, just
around the corner from Castle Street, reported they still had
The black out also affected part of the seafront and several
sets of traffic lights.
It happened at 3.12pm, and people living as far away as River
reported a split-second power cut, although supplies there were
UK Power Networks, who manage the electrical network in Kent,
said: "Our engineers quickly restored electricity supplies to
customers in Dover today after a fault on the underground network
in the Cambridge Terrace area.
"About 900 customers experienced an interruption at 3.12pm. All
had power once again by 4.19pm. We apologise for any inconvenience
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