debris from Burnham's former Marine Lake pool removed
from the former Marine Lake swimming pool on Burnham-On-Sea beach
have been removed this week.
the outdoor swimming pool was removed many years ago, debris from
the structure continues
to re-emerge in the sand and mud every few years.
District Council has this week employed a contractor to remove
the rocks and boulders to the south of the jetty.
Sedgemoor's resort manager Graham Newing told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Every few years we see rocks re-emerging in the sand where
the Marine Lake swimming pool was located."
week's works will help to make this area of Burnham beach more
aesthetically pleasing and tidy up the environment for beach users
and marine traffic."
also addresses health and safety issues and ensures people can
use the beach safely."
Lake, right, opened in 1931 and was used for swimming and boating.
It was later removed due to heavy silting and erosion.
Pictured: Top, the workmen removing rocks this week from the beach
where the former Marine Lake pool, above, was based