Consultation Process


Reports of meetings to discuss the pylon issue

Stour Valley Underground will be attending and reporting on the numerous public and other meetings that will form both the consultation process whose agenda is created by National Grid and also the undergrounding campaign of the people of the Stour Valley. You are welcome to provide reports of meetings you attend by email to

Submission by Stour Valley Underground, Colne Stour Countryside Association, 

Dedham Vale Society and Bury Not Blight.

(Submitted to the IPC on 22nd June 2010)

 1. All four Associations have consistently opposed any overhead pylons; contending that National Grid (“NG”) has not engaged in any real...

The Church was full and David Tooth welcomed everyone to the meeting and said he hoped this second public meeting would be informative and constructive. He introduced the three speakers – David Holland, Robert Erith and Richard Barnes. He said he was humbled by the amount of work both David and...

This meeting took place between Colin Blackmore, chair of Groton Pylon Alliance (GPA) together with a number of members of GPA and Richard Barnes, Lead Researcher of SVU

The meeting was organised to discuss strategies in proposing alternatives to the current propositions from NG to build Overhead...

Public Meeting with 

Rt Hon. Tim Yeo MP for South Suffolk. 

Meeting Held in the Chamberlin Hall, Bildeston

Report by David Holland

Public Meeting to Discuss National Grids Proposals.

On a misty October evening way over 100 people turned out and filled all the seating in the excellent facilities of the...


Meeting attended separately by David Holland and Richard Barnes

Report by David Holland.

On entering this exhibition, upstairs at Hadleigh Town Hall I was greeted by a smiling young lady who was keen to have me sign myself in which I politely declined to do. I was offered a clip board with pen and...


Presentation to Sudbury History Society by David Holland, supported by Mrs Jacqui Constable and Mrs Jane Howson, members of SVU 

The fine and large hall of the Sudbury Scouts provided the venue for this presentation of Stour Valley Underground’s view of the pylons issue. The presentation was...