All posts by nshelton

Wrap up your home ready for winter

Now is the time to think about getting your home all wrapped up for Christmas – and that means getting those pipes insulated. Protecting your pipes from freezing means you can have peace of mind this festive period and concentrate...

November 12, 2018

World Town Planning Day – Enabling Sustainable Growth

Thursday 8th November is World Town Planning Day – celebrated in 30 countries on four continents. The day is to recognise and promote the role of town planning (also known as spatial planning) in creating great places and communities. Planners...

November 7, 2018

Norfolk wetland hailed a success as Anglian Water outlines plans for £800million of environmental investment

Earlier this year, Anglian Water unveiled its first wetland treatment site, on the River Ingol in west Norfolk. The project has been such a huge success; the water company has now unveiled proposals for dozens of further sites as part...

September 19, 2018

Wellbeing is firmly on the agenda

I recently re-joined Anglian Water as Group Director of People, after a break of nine years when I was working in other organisations. As you might expect some things remain remarkably familiar whilst others have evolved beyond recognition. Looking after...

April 27, 2018

Working together for the future of water in the East

Last year myself and a group of farmers, drainage engineers and environmental experts found ourselves bumping along in a trailer behind a tractor deep in the Lincolnshire fens. On one side were fields of wheat and vegetables and on the...

April 26, 2018

Creating a positive impact in our community – what responsible businesses and their supply chain can achieve together

Water is the ultimate local product. For the vast majority of customers in our region, the water in their taps comes from a river, reservoir or aquifer less than 50 miles from their home. Our staff live and work in...

April 24, 2018

Peter Simpson: ‘We don’t have all the answers on innovation, so we decided to experiment and collaborate’

We increasingly find ourselves in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment. To prosper we need greater levels of innovation and collaboration. Here at Anglian Water we don’t have all the answers when it comes to creating the water company...

April 24, 2018

Anglian Water gets to work over Easter to repair sewer on Parkside, Cambridge

Anglian Water will be closing one lane and a footpath on Parkside in Cambridge next week to carry out an urgent sewer repair. The work will take place from April 1 and 15, working over the bank holiday weekend to...

March 29, 2018

Anglian Water announces Board and shareholder commitments to improve transparency, show that public interest is at the heart of the business, increase investment and reduce dividends

The Board of Anglian Water, in conjunction with its pension fund-backed shareholders (First State Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, IFM Investors, Dalmore Capital and GLIL Infrastructure), is announcing a series of financial and corporate initiatives to improve transparency, trust...

March 15, 2018

Working through the snow

Services around our region have had a very busy week. Our teams have been out and about helping customers and we’d just like to say a huge thanks for the many cups of tea they’ve received and for bearing with...

March 2, 2018