Digging and Excavation Work



Before starting any digging work, We'll need a site plan and your contact details including postal address.  Once you make a request, you will receive your map within ten working days.

Address: Central Network Mapping, ESB Networks, St Margaret's Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 D11X3W7 

Phone:  1800 928 960 OR 01 8582060 to find out if there are any electricity cables in the vicinity of your excavation site  OR

Email dig@esb.ie

Staying Safe on Construction Sites, Roadworks and Other Excavations

It is vital that appropriate precautions are taken before carrying out any digging work as the consequences of unsafe digging could affect the entire community.

Contact our Central Network Mapping office before starting work to see what electricity cables are underground.

In a hurry?

In emergency cases ESB Networks’ Central Network Mapping can provide maps for collection.

If you need your map now, call 1800 928 960 or +353 1 8582060 (Monday to Friday only).

We can also provide maps digitally. Please contact Central Network Mapping for details on the terms and conditions of this service.

Safe Construction and Electricity

Watch our 16-minute video on working safely with overhead wires and underground cables, created specifically for those working in the construction industry.





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