There are concerns that things are not looking too good at the Eastern Beach:
Futures Forum: Pennington Point: "erosion is going about 10 times faster than it used to before 1990."
Futures Forum: Pennington Point: "If action is taken to manage the beach erosion - that should contribute to managing erosion of the cliffs as well."
And several issues are connected:
Futures Forum: Alma Bridge and Pennington Point: "There’s no point putting a beautiful new bridge there if the eastern end is cut off because the cliff has eroded."
The Beach Management Plan seeks to address most of these:
Futures Forum: Sidmouth Beach Management Plan >>> and Pennington Point: "We need to do something before it’s too late."
The BMP's steering group has now forwarded its findings to the District Council's consultants for consideration:
Beach plan list under review