Visible cable in garden. Who to contact.

Hi, just moved into a new house and tidying up the garden today and noticed a cable going from an access plate thing in the pavement over the pavement before going under a flower bed. Luckily I didn’t chop through it, but I’m assuming these cables shouldn’t be on the surface.

Any idea who I should contact to get it sorted?

Thanks,
Dom

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  • MikeJXE
    MikeJXE Posts: 3,089 Forumite
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    It looks like cable TV to me Virgin or whoever supplies your area 
  • Keep_pedalling
    Keep_pedalling Posts: 16,561 Forumite
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    Diamond Cable was taken over by NTL who were then taken over by Virgin.
  • QrizB
    QrizB Posts: 13,822 Forumite
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    Agreed, looks like a cable TV cable. The other end of it is visible in the background of the second photo, going into a brown box then coming out along the front of your house.
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  • Rob5342
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    It's definitely a Virgin cable. Their installers are complete cowboys and make a total bodge of things, that quite good compared to the ones I've seen around here. I doubt they'd be interested in tidying it up.
  • 35har1old
    35har1old Posts: 1,081 Forumite
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    edited 14 February at 1:54AM
    Rob5342 said:
    It's definitely a Virgin cable. Their installers are complete cowboys and make a total bodge of things, that quite good compared to the ones I've seen around here. I doubt they'd be interested in tidying it up.
    The usual standard .At least yours is in a duct i came across it twice mine was never in a duct
  • flaneurs_lobster
    flaneurs_lobster Posts: 3,552 Forumite
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    Had our lane re-surfaced last year. Asked Virgin if they wanted to do anything about several lengths of their (unducted) cable exposed at the edge of the road before the big machine planed four inches of old tarmac away.

    Didn't bother to reply. 
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