This location at Torpedo House, Pennygillam Way, Launceston looks like it was purpose-built back when NTL was expanding, down to the undersea cable operators at Lands-End. With no actual undersea cables of their own, we expect this side was a major switch between Lands Ends & Bude. With large customer bases in Plymouth, Torquay and […]
This location is tucked away in Rodricks Farm (50.069810, -5.677079) with the only signs being a high-output substation bearing the name NTL. As VirginMedia (or NTL) never had any undersea cables, we assume this was their own interconnect. We can see multiple POP’s along the route such as Indian Queens & Launceston.
This cable landing station was built by NTL back in 1998 for their Sirius south cable to Dublin. It was built in an industrial unit on leased land however in 2008, Virgin Media were notified that the lease would not be renewed and a housing development was planned for the site. Due to the complex nature […]
This cable landing station was built by Cable North West in 1996 (Planning) but later became Telewest and then Virgin Media. Recent Plan’s shows the C&W Rackspace inside. It’s unknown where Lanis1 landed between 1992 and 1996 but its likely this is the current landing station. It’s also possible Manx Electricity Authority’s 2007 E-LLAN lands here. The […]