Bridgwater wall repairs

Repair work on West Quay in Bridgwater is nearing completion. The wall had been damaged in November 2011 after flooding in the town.

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Bridgwater wall has stopped moving

Peter Radford of Somerset County Council tells our reporter Bob Cruwys that the wall was moving 50mm per hour in the beginning but it has stopped. Precise surveying shows buildings are stable. It is the thinnest part of the wall at a pinch point on the River Parrett.

West Quay without its wall is like a sandcastle on the beach

– Peter Radford, Somerset County Council

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