Broadchurch beach to close for up to six weeks

West Beach sits just around the corner to the iconic West Bay Credit: ITV News

West Beach in Dorset, which is featured in ITV's hit series Broadchurch, will be closed for up to six weeks while further flood defences are installed.

The beach will have 7,000 tonnes of shingle placed on the sand to protect the sea wall. Work has been going on since October.