National Grid

Buying and selling National Grid plc shares

A range of low-cost dealing services, designed especially for National Grid shareholders. Click on the headings below for more information.

Deal online

For a limited period, buy and sell National Grid plc shares online at specially discounted commission rates.

This service offers real time dealing from as little as £24. You can buy and sell shares easily at the click of a button. Click here to deal online – Please ensure you have your shareholder reference number to hand.

How much does it cost?

Commission for purchases and sales
0.5% of the trade value subject to a minimum of £24


Deal by post

You can use this service to buy more shares, sell all your shares or donate the value of your shares to charity. Complete and return a postal dealing form to us and we will execute your trade. 

You can download the postal dealing form here

Return your form to us at:

Capita Asset Services
Share Dealing
34 Beckenham Road
Kent, BR3 4TU

Buying shares?
Remember to include a cheque.

Selling your shares or donating the proceeds to charity?
Remember to include your share certificate(s) if applicable.

How much will it cost?

Buy more shares
Shares purchased  1 - 150  151 and above
Commission 10p per share (plus stamp duty)  £15 flat fee (plus stamp duty)


Sell all your shares
1-100  101 - 150 

 151 and above

Commission FREE £10 flat fee £15 flat fee

Deal by phone

If you would prefer to talk to someone, our telephone dealers can be contacted on 0800 022 3374. (Calls to Freephone numbers will vary by provider. Calls outside the United Kingdom will be charged at the applicable international rate. We are open between 08:00 - 16:30, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays in England and Wales).

You can buy or sell your shares at live prices from £29.50. Please ensure you have your shareholder reference number to hand when you call.

How much will it cost?

Commission for purchases and sales
0.75% of the trade value subject to a minimum of £29.50

Please note: as part of the recent Return of Cash undertaken by National Grid plc, all existing share certificates were cancelled on 22 May 2017. New certificates representing your shareholding will be mailed to you on 01 June 2017. If you sell your shares either online or by telephone before you receive your new certificate, we will not be able to release your sales proceeds to you until you have returned your signed CREST transfer form and new share certificate(s).

You will be required to confirm that you understand and are happy with the above statement before you proceed with the sale of your shares.

If you require more information, please call 0371 277 1013 (calls are charged at the standard geographic rate and will vary by provider. Lines are open 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays). 

These services are only available for private shareholders resident in the UK, EEA, The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Risk warning: Remember the price of shares can go down as well as up, and you are not guaranteed to get back the amount that you originally invested.
Click here to read the full warning.

Capita Asset Services is a trading name of Capita IRG Trustees Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and which is also authorised to conduct cross-border business within the EEA under the provisions of the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. Registered office: The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU. Registered in England and Wales No. 2729260.