Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 02366703 and whose registered office is at Northumbria House, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham, DH1 5FJ.
In the north east of England, NWL trades as ‘Northumbrian Water’ in the supply of potable and raw water and the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and sewage sludge (it provides only waste water services in Hartlepool). In the south east of England, NWL trades as ‘Essex and Suffolk Water’ in the supply of water services only. For further details of NWL’s activities in these regions, please view
Our Operating Area page.
NWL also provides technical and consultancy services focussing on water and environmental issues, where it operates as ‘NWG Property Solutions’ (www.nwpropertysolutions.co.uk), ‘NWG Scientific Services’ (www.nwss-labs.co.uk) and 'NWG Total Water Solutions' (www.totalwatersolutions.co.uk)
NWL also has three direct and indirectly owned financing subsidiaries: Northumbrian Water Finance plc, Reiver Holdings Limited and Reiver Finance Limited.
Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northumbrian Water Group Limited (NWGL), a company registered in England and Wales with company number 04760441, and is a member of Northumbrian Water Group (NWG). To learn more about NWG, please click here and to see where NWL sits in the NWG structure.
The ultimate parent undertaking and controlling party of Northumbrian Water Limited and its subsidiaries is CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (CKHH), a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
The diagram below shows the ownership structure of the Northumbrian Water Group up to CKHH. It shows the principal intermediate holding companies, which are wholly-owned unless otherwise shown (the percentage values represent economic interests).