Stour Valley Underground’s Initial Outline Response 

to National Grid’s Undergrounding Decision 

and Connection Options Report

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Benefits of SVU’s proposals (cont.)

Removes pylons from landscape managed as an AONB

Reducing the pylon count across the potentially extended AONB and beyond.

The pylon count in this view to the west of Twinstead Tee would be halved.

Installing new transmission assets beneath high value landscapes and retaining valuable views such as this.