RESIDENTS bordering Stansted Airport will be left without electricity due to engineers having to carry out planned works to a power network.

According to UK Power Networks, the energy company which maintains electricity for London and tBraintree and Witham Times: Map - area affected by the power cutMap - area affected by the power cut (Image: UK Power Network)he East of England, the planned outage will affect properties in the CM22 6 postcode area, which includes Henham, Ugley, Gaunt's End, Molehill Green and Takeley.

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The planned works are set to start at 9am and take up to five hours, to then resume at 2.30pm. 

A spokesman from UK Power Network said: "We're carrying out planned work in your area.

"For our engineers to carry it out safely they need to turn the power off.

"We're doing this work as it's essential to provide reliable electricity supplies to your area.

"We're sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

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"If we need to switch off your power, we’ll give you as much notice as possible, unless it’s an emergency situation.

"We’ll send you an advanced warning letter 12 days before we carry out the work.

"If you are concerned that your address may have been missed, please give us a call on 0800 31 63 105 and we can check our records to ensure we have the correct information for you."