Beach Management Plan: splash barrier damaged

by storms or by vandals?

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There’s been a lot of debate around the ‘splash wall’ along Sidmouth’s Esplanade:

Raising the splash wall on Sidmouth’s Esplanade ‘would be ghastly’

Raising the splash wall on Sidmouth’s Esplanade: petition

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A glass ‘splash barrier’ has been trialed:

Beach Management Plan: splash barrier and sea level rises

Beach Management Plan: trialing a glass splash barrier: reports

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Yesterday, Sidmouth’s County Councillor carried the latest news on the splash barrier, together with photos:

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The local media has followed up the story with more detail:

Police hunt vandals after criminal damage to Sidmouth’s test glass wave barrier | sidmouthherald.co.uk

Sidmouth seafront glass sea wall ‘smashed with sledgehammer by vandals’ | devonlive.com

   
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