There have been a lot of very vocal responses on the Sidmouth Community Facebook pages to proposals to raise the splash wall along the Esplanade:
With 363 comments on this point:
This just makes me sad. It really feels like our council are hell bent on ruining our beautiful town at every turn.
And more comments on this point from earlier today:
Sat having a drink outside a pub on sea front enjoying the site , the waves , the sand ( what a beautiful relaxing view) —- then I heard of the plans to build the prom wall higher – so anyone sitting outside a cafe , hotel , dukes, Mocha – means the beautiful site will be an awful BRICK WALL – what on earth is becoming of our beautiful little town and Sea front ! Council gone crazy
Pictured on the comments pages is this mock-up of what it might look like:
And the mock-up shows a new campaigning website:
Sidmouth Sea Defences
… with info and a chance to leave a comment on the new Forum.
See more here:
Raising the splash wall on Sidmouth’s Esplanade: website info