Everything is debatable.
And without the defences, that big storm would cause even greater damage!
And one big storm could prove it to be a waste of money. The power of nature is taking it's toll in many parts of the world and Dawlish Warren will not escape it's anger if it so wishes.
A £12 million flood defence scheme will protect 2,800 homes and businesses around the Exe estuary, Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, declared. http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-warren-flood-scheme-158-962974
Jonathan Grant was desperate for money after moving out of the landlady’s home into his own flat in Dawlish that he went back to raid it. Grant, aged 34, of West Cliff, Dawlish, admitted burglary and was jailed for eight months, suspended for two years, ordered to pay £1,500 compensation, do 100 hours’ unpaid community work and 20 days’ rehabilitation activities by Judge Graham Cottle at ...
Toby, who lives with his wife Lisa and family in Dawlish, South Devon, said: “You can keep your non-drop, I like a needle in my sock at Christmas, that is all part of the charm for me.” Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/celebs-tv/toby-buckland-opts-real-tree-952566
No, I haven't read the plans. I just know my learned pals on here would have all the answers. Yep a steel container sounds bad.
Here is the rub, if the old line is re opened when the next storm demolishes the present coast line.Would the government be unwilling to repair or would nature take over.
It will all be decided on the 19th at 10am