This is Happisburgh (pronounced ‘haze-bro’), a Norfolk village founded over 1,000 years ago. Back then there was an entire other village between Happisburgh and the sea.
Excellent further reading on the Holderness case study.
The future viability of flood defences at a Pembrokeshire beach will be discussed at a public meeting.
Newgale beach’s shingle bank has been breached many times and the adjacent A487 was forced to close when part of it washed into the road last year.
The cost of protecting these properties is considered to be too high.
The Environment Agency estimates that more than £1bn worth of properties will disappear as a result.