First new pylon for 90 years a hit with voters, at 

The lattice pylon has a keen following from a small number of enthusiasts, who even have their own society, however new YouGov research finds the British public far more favourable of its replacement.

39% have a negative view of the traditional design compared to 36% who view it favourably. The new design, by contrast, is viewed positively by a majority (59%) and seen negatively by only 26%.

Popular opinion is rubbish.