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Underground Warning Tape

Our underground warning tapes are ideal for marking buried or sub-surface cables, as well as mains, ducts, sewers and pipelines. Warning tapes can prevent damage and injury during work and excavation; they should be installed near the surface to provide early warning of utility location, including those for gas, electricity, telecommunications and water services.

Our pipeline tape is manufactured from 50 micron (0.05mm thickness) virgin grade low-density polyethylene, and contains no PVC. The tapes comply with a number of standards, including: BS2782 for the testing of plastic materials; BS381C for colours; and BS3012 specification for low and intermediate density polythene. All underground warning tapes are resistant to acid and alkali in soil. They should be used in conjunction with National Joint Utilities Group (NJUG) guidelines on identification, positioning and colour coding of utilities, and Electricity Association Technical Specification 12/23.

These cable and pipeline tapes have large, bold text for easy readablity. If you need any advice before purchasing your underground warning tape, please don't hesitate to contact us.


Caution electric cable below tape.
Caution electric cable below tape.
Caution electric cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape, to identify the location of buried electrical power cables. This is to prevent cutting or crushing such cables, which can lead injuries, or even death, from electric shock, electrical arcs resulting in explosion, or severe burns. Acid and alkali resistant.
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Caution telephone cable below tape.
Caution telephone cable below tape.
Caution telephone cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to help locate buried telephone cables, lines and wires, ranging from low voltage to 132kW, under footpaths, carriageways and agricultural land. Acid and alkali resistant.
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Caution street lighting cable below tape.
Caution street lighting cable below tape.
Caution street lighting cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to aid location of buried street lighting cables in ducts on roads, public amenities and tunnels. This is to prevent cutting or crushing such cables, which can lead to injuries, or even death, from electric shock, electrical arcs resulting in explosion, or severe burns. Acid and alkali resistant.
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Caution road duct below tape.
Caution road duct below tape.
Caution road duct below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify ducts for footpaths, roads and highways, to carry infrastructure cabling and pipework for water, chemicals, electricity, telecommunications and gas.
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Caution sewer pipe below tape.
Caution sewer pipe below tape.
Caution sewer pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify buried sewer pipes, to prevent inadvertent damage leading to contamination of the immediate area.
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Caution fibre optic cable below tape.
Caution fibre optic cable below tape.
Caution fibre optic cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to show the location of these buried cables, to prevent damage leading to expensive repairs, and disruption to service.
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Caution fin drain below tape.
Caution fin drain below tape.
Caution fin drain below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn of the siting of these groundwater, filter drains from building structures such as tunnels, car parks and retaining walls. Damage can create contamination by soil intrusion, and water damage caused by prevention of flow to dedicated outlets.
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Caution fire main below tape.
Caution fire main below tape.
Caution fire main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn of the position of high pressure water pipelines to supply fire hydrants, fire sprinkler systems, automatic sprinkler risers, and stand pipes. Any damage to the pipes can result in loss of water pressure, or loss of total water supply, needed in the event of containing an outbreak of fire.
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Caution high voltage cable below tape.
Caution high voltage cable below tape.
Caution high voltage cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape, to identify the location of buried high voltage electrical power cables. This is to prevent severing or crushing these cables, which can lead to injuries, or even death, from electric shock, electrical arcs resulting in explosion, or severe electric burns.
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Caution cable tv and telephone below tape.
Caution cable tv and telephone below tape.
Caution cable tv and telephone below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to help locate buried cables television and telephone cabling under footpaths, roadways, public and private land.
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Caution cctv cable below tape.
Caution cctv cable below tape.
Caution cctv cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify the site of below ground cabling for closed circuit television on public and private property.
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Caution sewerage pumping main below tape.
Caution sewerage pumping main below tape.
Caution sewerage pumping main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify pipework for removal of sewage and foul water.
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Caution traffic signal cable below tape.
Caution traffic signal cable below tape.
Caution traffic signal cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to assist in locating cables for traffic signals buried under pavements, roads, carriageways and adjacent land.
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Caution buried pipeline below tape.
Caution buried pipeline below tape.
Caution buried pipeline below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to help trace below ground utilities pipes and pipework.
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Caution buried cable below tape.
Caution buried cable below tape.
Caution buried cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to be placed above buried utilities cables to alert contractors and prevent any damage during excavation.
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Caution fuel main below tape.
Caution fuel main below tape.
Caution fuel main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to locate supply of petrol, diesel or liquid petroleum gas, and to prevent explosions, fires or soil pollution from spillages or seepages caused by excavation damage.
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Caution water main below tape.
Caution water main below tape.
Caution water main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to advise contractors to be cautious with the underground water supply system, to prevent damage leading to breaches or seepage.
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Caution non potable water below tape.
Caution non potable water below tape.
Caution non potable water below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark a water supply, of quality not for drinking but suitable for other purposes, which could be disrupted by accidental construction work.
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Caution gas main below tape.
Caution gas main below tape.
Caution gas main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify gas supply infrastructure, where damage can cause gas leaks leading to fire, explosion or asphyxiation (in confined spaces).
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Caution low voltage below tape.
Caution low voltage below tape.
Caution low voltage below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark low voltage electrical supply to BS 7671:2008, where breaking the cable can lead to electric shocks, and minor risks of electric arc.
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Caution buried services below tape.
Caution buried services below tape.
Caution buried services below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark the location of single or multiple below ground utility services.
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Caution communications cable below tape.
Caution communications cable below tape.
Caution communications cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark the site of buried co-axial or fibre optic cables for telephone and data services.
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Caution data cable below tape.
Caution data cable below tape.
Caution data cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify that cables for carrying data are sited below the tape.
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Caution surface water drain below tape.
Caution surface water drain below tape.
Caution surface water drain below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn contractors or service engineers of the drain's location.
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Caution alarm cable below tape.
Caution alarm cable below tape.
Caution alarm cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to advise on the position of cabling for security systems, intruder or burglar alarms or fire alarms.
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Caution drain below tape.
Caution drain below tape.
Caution drain below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn contractors or service engineers of the position of buried drainage.
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Caution chemical pipe below tape.
Caution chemical pipe below tape.
Caution chemical pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to help detect the location of pipelines carrying chemicals or corrosive fluids, to prevent seepage which can pollute land and water courses.
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Caution high pressure pipeline below tape.
Caution high pressure pipeline below tape.
Caution high pressure pipeline below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify the siting of buried pipes with contents transferred under high pressure.
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Caution oil pipeline below tape.
Caution oil pipeline below tape.
Caution oil pipeline below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify the position of pipes containing crude or processed oil products.
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Caution pressure sewer below tape.
Caution pressure sewer below tape.
Caution pressure sewer below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to provide the location for safe operation of sewers operating under pressure to transport effluent or foul water.
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Caution reclaimed water below tape.
Caution reclaimed water below tape.
Caution reclaimed water below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to detect the position of pipes carrying purified waste water for irrigation, commercial and industrial applications.
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Caution grey or recycled water below tape.
Caution grey or recycled water below tape.
Caution grey or recycled water below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify pipes carrying recycled water for agricultural, horticultural and industrial use.
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Caution raw water main below tape
Caution raw water main below tape
Caution raw water main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify pipes carrying ground water, rainwater and water from lakes or rivers, and to prevent damage by contractors.
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Caution brine water main below tape.
Caution brine water main below tape.
Caution brine water main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark the position of sea water or water with a high salt content.
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Caution geothermal pipe below tape.
Caution geothermal pipe below tape.
Caution geothermal pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark pipes conveying water from geothermal sources for heating or electrical generation purposes.
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Caution rain water pipe below tape.
Caution rain water pipe below tape.
Caution rain water pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark the position of pipework carrying rain water.
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Caution heating main below tape.
Caution heating main below tape.
Caution heating main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn contractors or service engineers of the siting of pipes containing flow or return hot water or steam, which can cause severe scalding.
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Caution district heating pipe below tape.
Caution district heating pipe below tape.
Caution district heating pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify the position of pipes carrying hot water or steam, supplying a complex of buildings.
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Caution primary trunk main below tape.
Caution primary trunk main below tape.
Caution primary trunk main below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn of the location of primary services, if the area needs to be excavated.
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Caution street lighting cable below tape.
Caution street lighting cable below tape.
Caution street lighting cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to warn of the location of cabling for municipal lighting, to prevent damage leading to disruption of lighting on roads and carriageways.
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Caution cathodic protection cable below tape.
Caution cathodic protection cable below tape.
Caution cathodic protection cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, advise that cathodic protection to prevent corrosion of metal pipelines and ducting is located beneath the tape.
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Earth cable below tape.
Earth cable below tape.
Caution earth cable below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, advise on the location of such buried cables.
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Caution boosted water below tape
Caution boosted water below tape
Caution boosted water below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to identify pipes water which is boosted to improve water pressure, and to prevent damage by contractors, which could lead to electrical failure at the pump controls, or create air locks.
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Caution sprinkler pipe below tape.
Caution sprinkler pipe below tape.
Caution sprinkler pipe below tape. Part of our underground warning tape range, to mark the position of pipework supplying water to a sprinkler system.
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Underground Warning Tape - Further Details:

Our underground warning tapes can be used to label and identify the following:

  • Bured electrical cables
  • Fire mains
  • Gas pipelines
  • Street lighting cables
  • CCTV lines
  • Underground TV/telephone wires
  • Fibre optic cables
  • Road ducts
  • Traffic signal wires

Of course, this is merely a sample of the applications for which our cable/pipeline tapes can be used. We have a wide range of different tapes, but if you are looking for a specific product and cannot find it on this page, please give us a call on 0800 3761 693 and we will do our best to find a suitable solution for you.

For health and safety reasons, all underground pipes and cables should be properly labelled with high-quality warning tape. Make sure that yours are easily identifiable!