Work begins on removing Loanhead road pylons

Electric cables are to go underground
Electric cables are to go underground

Scottish Power is on site in Loanhead starting work on placing electrical cables underground.

Once the first phase of the work is completed, the construction of the long-awaited relief road to Edgefield Industrial Estate will be completed.

It is understood the delay was due to the legal process being agreed between the utility company and the developer.

A Scottish Power spokesman said: “Work to underground the cables that span the development site have commenced following completion of legal negotiations.”

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