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Walton Pier storm damage.


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16 minutes ago, Saintly Fish said:

That’s a shame. Normally local authorities will look for any reason to close something so they don’t have to repair, maintain and be responsible for it.  

Yeah it seems that way. Though I have been involved in marine construction and the costs are massive. 
A few years ago I tendered for work in the lighthouses at Dover harbour. A safety boat alone was £6-700 a day before you even start. 
My favourite sure mark used to be the Dover southern breakwater, that was regularly closed for storm damage and has been shut for a fair few years now and will never open to anglers again. 

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