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Electricity Pylons

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Polgara2 Sun 05-Jun-05 21:24:26

What does everyone think about the latest scare about living too close to pylons? Would you move to a house that is say 150-200 m away from a pylon? New build house we have seen is

Twiglett Sun 05-Jun-05 21:31:52

there's far more research to be done and the numbers potentially affected are tiny

but honestly, no I wouldn't live anywhere near a pylon if I could help it

tiddlypom Sun 05-Jun-05 21:55:53

No, sorry.

suedonim Sun 05-Jun-05 22:04:40

No, I wouldn't. Irrespective of whether they do or don't cause illness, the seed of doubt has been planted in people's minds, which I think would devalue a house and make it harder to sell in future.

Hulababy Sun 05-Jun-05 22:06:15

Have to say that I don't think that I would. Also, especially in rainy/windy weather they can be quite noisy - you can definitely hear the sound of the electrivity at times.

beansontoast Sun 05-Jun-05 22:10:50

i know of the bad press they get..but im not sure of what the effects of living close to a pylon are?
can someone fill me in

we live right near one and whats more the school that i went to is even closer to thats 34 yrs almost nonstop pylon vibes commin at me!
be gentle.

beansontoast Sun 05-Jun-05 22:11:33

oh and house prices ridiculously high cos of brill school.

Polgara2 Tue 07-Jun-05 21:28:27

Sorry haven't been able to get back to this til now. In a mad frenzy of house tidying . You're just echoing my thoughts really - oh buggar - back to searching for somewhere else we like then. Good job it wasn't our dream house. This house moving business is way, way too hard!!!

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