National Grid is proposing to erect 50 metre tall pylons to run a 400kV powerline through 24km of stunning Lake District National Park landscape. The pylons are the height of Nelson’s column and would be a dreadful addition to a national park currently engaged in a bid to gain World Heritage Status.

View the proposed routemap for the pylons.

Read our most recent letter to National Grid.

Read an overview of the plans and our motivation for starting this campaign.

Read article published in the Sunday Telegraph.

Read Minutes of a Community meeting with National Grid at The Green nr Millom

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