Orfordness lighthouse gravel bag defences
The National Trust, which owns the Orford Ness spit, wanted the lighthouse left to the sea and had claimed any protection work at the waist high cliff would be unsuccessful or would damage a sensitive nature reserve.
The builders bags, which are held together by textile wrapping, were put in place in March.
Nicholas Gold, OLT founder, said: “We accept the lighthouse has to be taken down or be left to the sea, because long term defences would cost 5 10m and the National Trust adidas predator don want to preserve it.
“The gravel bags are a short t adidas predator erm measure to enable us to adidas predator plan the removal of key features and artefacts, but it has the beneficial side effect of allowing visitors more time to go inside the lighthouse and we hopi adidas predator ng to hold more regular open days.”
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