Headhouse design in Snowdonia National Park

Reference designs for two new head houses associated with a new cable tunnel which will enable a section of overhead cables to be removed from Snowdonia National Park and the adjacent estuary

STATUS
Planning
  • Part of the National Grid's Visual Impact Provision (VIP) project
  • Designs are designed to respond sensitively to their rural surroundings
  • Approximately 3km stretch of overhead electricity transmission line will be placed in a tunnel deep under the estuary
  • Permanentl removal of ten pylons from the landscape.
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