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Blow for resort's sea wall plan
Carlyon Bay
Developer Ampersand said it was still committed to the project
Controversial plans for new sea defences at a Cornish holiday complex have been thrown out by the government.

A public inquiry was held into developer Ampersand's plans for an upgraded sea wall to protect the development at Carlyon Bay.

Opponents to the scheme said they were concerned about the impact the wall would have on the beach.

Ampersand said it was surprised by the decision to refuse permission to build a revised sea wall.

It said in a statement that it would consider the decision and make a further announcement in due course.

It said it was still committed to building the 200m resort, made up of more than 500 holiday apartments.


SEE ALSO
Resort plans face public inquiry
13 Jan 06 |  Cornwall
Sea defences get council support
02 Jun 05 |  Cornwall
Developers 3m sea defence offer
27 May 05 |  Cornwall
Objectors' delight at beach blow
11 Apr 05 |  Cornwall
Beach developers warn over delays
05 Apr 05 |  Cornwall
Beach opponents lose green fight
25 Jan 05 |  Cornwall

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