Lattice Group companies

Transco

Based in Solihull, Transco owns and operates most of the UK's gas transportation system. It is the group's principal business.

Division head: chief executive officer Phil Nolan

186K

One of two telecoms companies in the Lattice group. Based in Reading, 186K provides fibre-optic infrastructure and related services.

Division head: chief executive officer Lawrie Haynes

SpectraSite JV

SpectraSite JV is a joint venture with US-based SpectraSite and is based in Watford. The company builds telecommunications towers and rooftop masts, which will provide support for the 3G mobile communications industry.

Division head: chief operating officer Steve Copley

Advantica

The Loughborough-based company has operations in more than 30 countries. It provides technology and engineering for the gas industry.

Division head: chief executive officer John Bennett

Eastlands

Based in Basingstoke, Eastlands offers professional and administrative support services to Lattice companies and other external businesses.

Division head: chief executive officer Malcolm Short

Lattice Energy Services

Based in Solihull, the company is a provider of multi-utility infrastructure services aimed specifically at larger energy customers and developers.

Division head: chief executive officer John Baldwin

Lattice Property

Based in Basingstoke, the company is responsible for managing Lattice's property portfolio, including the reclamation and disposal of former gasworks sites. It also works closely with the telecoms businesses.

Division head: chief executive officer Roy Dantzic

The Leasing Group

The Reading-based company provides leasing and vehicle management services to Lattice and other third-party customers.

Division head: chief executive officer Tom Melvin