Stour Valley Underground’s Initial Outline Response
to National Grid’s Undergrounding Decision
and Connection Options Report
Page 7 of 11
Benefits of SVU’s proposals
The removal of 4 x 400kv pylons from high value landscape and the restoration of the continuity of this large County Wildlife Area designated woodland.
The removal of this pylon and also prospectively, the removal of the need for a highly environmentally damaging sealing end compound (image below) at this location in a high landscape value tributary valley.
Clearing a large number of pylons that currently dominate the views in important low relief landscape