Blue tabs = addresses where virgin media connected
Black tabs = addresses where connection unavailable
grey rectangle = my newbuild estate, not available to any of us (several neighbours interested)
blue rectangle = wider surrounding area where virgin media available
black line = passageway of unavailability
largest yellow rectangle = all homes connected to virgin media
So we are ringed twice by connected homes entirely. I don't know how cable my street is done, but surely the cost is minimal for such a short distance, when all surrounding homes are connected, and we have several neighbours keen to connect also? Construction completed at the end of 2018, no more building work to be done.
Moved house to a Barratt new build that was pre-wired with all of the virgin cabling. Had the installation booked for 20th Dec and got a call 2 days before to say that there was an "unknown construction issue" and that installation would have to be delayed. Fast forward to today and after probably 20 phonecalls to the pre-installation team, hours on hold and continual promises of "a call back from my manager" that never materialise i am losing my sense of humour with the situation. Every time i call i get told that "the contractors haven't logged any update yet" and asked to wait for more information on this "construction issue" which as far as i can see does not exist.
Meanwhile the neighbours 2 doors down have had a virgin engineer out installing their services, and i can now detect their virgin wireless network from here. The property developer assures me that the wiring along this bit is common and if one of the houses can get their virgin services then there's no logic to it not being available to the others. They also said it should literally be a case of swapping a faceplate on a wall, connecting a router and activating the line which if that is the case shows just how poor the interdepartmental communication at virgin is - weeks of waiting for no reason... shambles.
Thanks for your post and it's great to hear that you are looking at having Virgin Media installed.
Once the internal wiring is done, it can take a bit longer for the external cabling to be sorted. I can double check to see what the hold up is though.
I'll need some information from you so I have sent you a private message requesting some information. Just click on the little plum envelope at the top right hand side of the page to access your inbox.
Thanks for coming back to me with your information via private message.
I have sent an email over to the Build teams now to check.
If and when I get a reply from them, I shall be in touch to let you know what they say.
We have recently moved into a (not so) new build now (people started moving in around this area in March 2018) and I am having the same issue, the website claims the address isn't accessible. Its been pre-wired in for almost a year!
Been in touch with the sales team numerous times (absolutely useless, waste of time as they just check the same thing you check when you put the postcode in)
Twice they have told me the team needed to come check the wires to make sure it's set up and will be in touch in 3-5 working days (almost a month ago now) and I have yet to hear anything back.
I phoned back and someone told me February is when the services go live but that's for a different development phase! (phase 2, we're phase 1)
All I want is the service I pay for to be transferred over so I can get university work completed.
Then I was also given an email saying sorry you're leaving us, which I am not!
Although at this rate, I might just go because I could get Internet in a matter of days if I went with BT.
To make matters worse, the sales team transferred my call to the new development team and they never even answered, don't appreciate being fobbed off.