The Sands of Time: Saltdean Beach 23/02/2017

February 2017: The recent winter waves have pushed back the pebbles away from the shoreline revealing glimpses of the original sandy beach below. According to one long term resident of Saltdean, in the 1980s pebbles were imported and pumped onto the beach from large boats just offshore as part of bolstering Saltdean’s ┬ásea defences.

Brighton & Hove Coastal Processes

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