Thursday, 2 April 2009

How to make a house virtually worthless.

Twenty years ago the house above was about 500 metres from the sea. Now it is only 65 m from the 80ft high cliffs at Happisburgh, Norfolk. The reason? - 'chronic coastal erosion'. Happisburgh has fallen victim to 'managed retreat', under which the Government is saving money by surrendering some areas to the sea. Read the whole article here.

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