Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The Hospital Energy Project

The Hospital Energy Project is an ambitious, innovative engineering scheme

The project will:

  • replace the outdated energy and heating systems at the John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals
  • reduce the energy bills of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH)
  • guarantee OUH energy and heat provision for at least 25 years
  • reduce OUH's reliance on the National Grid.

More about the Hospital Energy Project

Work at the Churchill Hospital site

About the work on the Churchill Hospital site, including Roosevelt Drive / Gipsy Lane.

Churchill Hospital work

Work in Headington

Information for residents and other people affected by the energy pipeline work in Headington.

Headington work

Latest updates

Update on the Energy Link

Vital Energi granted Planning Permission
Update on the Energy Link

Planning Application Open For Comment

Vital Energi’s planning application for the Energy Link has been posted on...
Planning Application Open For Comment

Background to the project

Energy link pipeline

Map showing route of pipe
(Map data: Google)

A timetable of works will be posted here.

For more information

Frequently asked questions:

For more details on why the Hospital Energy Project is needed, please see 'About the project'.

Contact us

A security guard is on duty 24/7 at the Energy Link sites to help with access and emergencies.

For assistance regarding the trench work, please contact Vital Energi on 0800 6124 039 - this number is for genuine emergencies only.

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