Power cut to 159 Winkfield homesBy Becky Barnes
October 10, 2012
Power has been restored to 159 homes in Winkfield after it was cut for more than two hours today.
Homes in Wareham Road, Durley Mead, Upavon Gardens were without power from 10.20am while Southern Electric carried out repairs.
The electricity provider confirmed power was switched back on at 12.40pm.
A Southern Electric spokesman said the fault occurred at just before 5am this morning and 60 customers had a power cut.
Half of those customers had power back on at 6.15am and half by 9.15am.
In order to repair the fault on the underground network the energy company made the decision to cut power to 159 homes at 10.20am.
The spokesman added: "We would like to apologise to anyone affected and thank them for their patience while we carried out repairs."