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Please review these notes and guidance for different site types before completing your submission

Standard request for sites with up to 200 plots

Site plan

A detailed site plan in PDF format is required for all sites. Please provide this without landscape and free of other services. Correct scale size at A3(1:200 or 1:500)showing plot numbers, surrounding road names and the nearest existing building. (See example below)

For business units and apartment blocks, we will need a mark-up which shows where you would like the main duct intake to enter the premise.

Location plan

A location plan in PDF format is required for all sites,such as a Land Registry map. The plan must clearly show your site boundary marked and surrounding street names. We cannot accept Google maps, Bing or similar Internet based company drawings due to copyright laws.

Example for site and location Plan:


Flat plans

For flats we also require floor plans for all the flats with the plot numbers clearly marked on each flat, or alternatively the ground floor with a mark-up of where the duct intake needs to be and a schedule of accommodation advising which plots are on which floor.

Example for flat plan:


Phased site request for sites with 200 plots plus or sites with additional phases

Phase site plans

We will need your site plan be broken down into phases of 200 plots maximum. So we can provide you with a clear quality proposal. Please can you note the plan accordingly as to which plots will be included in each phase and include an order of build.

Please send us an order of build document complete with a site start date and first occupancy date for each phase. Each phase should contain no more than 200 plots.

The plans should be without landscape and free of other services. Correct scale size at A3 (1:200 or 1:500) showing plot numbers, surrounding roads and the nearest existing building. For business units and apartment blocks, we will need a mark-up which shows where you would like the main duct intake to enter the premise.

Example for phase site plan:


Location plans

A location plan in PDF format is required for all sites, such as a Land Registry map. The plan must clearly show your site boundary marked and surrounding street names. We cannot accept Google maps, Bing or similar Internet based company drawings due to copyright laws.

Example for location plan:


Flat plans

For flats we also require floor plans for all the flats with the plot numbers clearly marked on each flat, or alternatively the ground floor with a mark-up of where the duct intake needs to be and a schedule of accommodation advising which plots are on which floor.

Example for flat plan:


Infrastructure only requests (Spine Road)

Infrastructure only plan

You will need to ensure we have appropriate Infrastructure Only (Spine Road) plans are attached in a PDF format is required for all sites. Please provide this without landscape and free of other services. Please also include a location plan. Correct scale size at A3 (1:200 or 1:500) with surrounding road names and the nearest existing building. We should have a clear view of where main roads should be and where possible have their preferred services route

Example for infrastructure only plan:


Example for location only plan:


Additional files

With regards to your extra files, please can you attach them and forward your return, to: nsrecep@openreach.co.uk to allow us to progress your application and prevent any delays. Please Note: We are unable to download files from external sources (i.e. Dropbox, WeTransfer, GoogleDrive etc.) due to our security protocols.