Planning application: https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/planning/forms/planning-application-details/?Type=Application&Refval=19/00237/NPA
This is what the new Dawlish sea wall may look like https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/what-new-dawlish-sea-wall-2511315
A breakwater would be better than just a bigger wall!
Cannot see the application on Teignbridge planning web site yet although the area in question is highlighted in red. From the illustration on the news article the extended height wall is only from the station towards boat cove not the section between red rock cafe (as it use to be known and the Dawlish station!
Plans for a new, higher sea wall at Dawlish in Devon have been developed in partnership with engineering services firm Arup. The design will prevent stormy conditions from damaging the railway at Dawlish, where the tracks and station are regularly damaged by flooding due to high waves and strong winds. Read more... ...
Anyone surprised? he is a politican after all....................!!!! Don't forget were all in it together.!!! unless your George( 3 jobs) Osborne who will not let you get together in his new 7million pound pad. Mel ( what i did in parliment today) Stride column in the local newspapers .......never mind food banks, redundancy's at BCT, and local issues. Never said in his column about secret ...
large parts of the town centre in Dawlish have been evacuated because of a gas leak. Police and fire crews are at the scene on Brunswick Place, and a 200 metre cordon is in place. Dozens of homes have been evacuated. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-town-centre-evacuation-after-2504109
When the then Prime Minister David Cameron boarded the first train through the seaside town during a two-month round-the-clock operation by the Orange Army to repair the line, he made a £400million promise to ensure the disaster was never to be repeated. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/fiver-years-look-promises-dawlish-2490543
Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in Dawlish. An eye witness said: "There's an incident on the near estate near Dawlish Sainbury's. "There are four ambulances, police and air ambulance there and it's all blocked off." Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/updates-police-ambulance-called-incident-2502881