Tag Archives: coastal erosion

New Sea Wall For Dawlish Railway Line

At the start of this week, Network Rail submitted plans to Teignbridge District Council for improved sea wall defences at Dawlish. This is part of the South West Rail Resilience Programme, designed as a long term solution to storm damage … Continue reading

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Blue Anchor Hotel – The Next Holbeck Hall?

In a recent article on his excellent ‘Living Geography’ blog (www.livinggeography.blogspot.co.uk), Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs) mentioned the Blue Anchor hotel in west Somerset. The hotel is currently in an extremely precarious position – threatened by cliff failure. Alan compared the … Continue reading

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Hallsands Centenary Celebrated This Week

On Thursday of this week (26 January 2017), it will be the centenary of the great storm that destroyed the coastal village of Hallsands in south Devon.  This lost village has featured in many geography lessons, and is one of my favourite … Continue reading

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