Greatest folly of the millennium

FROM mud to swamp. From Weston-super-Mare to Weston-super-Nightmare. Anyone who wants to see the outlook for Weston if the

FROM mud to swamp. From Weston-super-Mare to Weston-super-Nightmare.Anyone who wants to see the outlook for Weston if the barrage is built only needs to travel up the M5 to Avonmouth. Imagine that, many times bigger. It could be Weston's future.For 10, 15, 20 years, however long it might take to build, Weston would be blighted. If it was built, the likely result would be the scouring away of Bridgwater Bay and the power station at Hinkley Point coming under threat from the sea.John Crockford-Hawley says the plans for the Tropicana would be 'the greatest folly of the century'. Giving away Knightstone Island was the greatest folly of several centuries. The Severn Barrage would be the greatest folly of the millennium.ROBERT CRAIG - Priory Road, Weston


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