Calls to take down Carlyon Bay sea defences

Objectors have called for the removal of sea defences at a Cornish beauty spot.

The 80 metres of defences at Carlyon Bay in south east Cornwall are protecting an information centre.

It's linked to a proposed £250 million development which it's hoped will be started in 2016.

But more than 700 people have signed a petition calling for the defences to be removed.


Carlyon Bay sea defences

Cornwall Councillors have refused an application by developers to keep controversial sea defences at Carlyon Bay near St Austell.