jetty shuts to pedestrians after storm damage
safety concerns have prompted the closure of Burnham-On-Sea's
jetty for pedestrians this week.
section of concrete was washed away from the walkway during the
recent stormy weather, as pictured below.
District Council, which oversees the jetty, says it has temporarily
closed it to pedestrians "as a safety precaution".
signs have been installed at the top of the structure, with one
stating "no pedestrian access due to damaged / missing concrete".
Sedgemoor spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the damage is
currently being assessed and repairs are due shortly. The jetty
remains open for emergency access.