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Folkestone renewed

by Julia Rawlins-Bentham


Folkestone Beach is once again open to the public!

After months of closure to facilitate work being conducted under the Coastal Risk Assessment And Management Programme (CRMP), the beach located at Holetown in St James, was once again accommodating beachgoers from December. Folkestone has now been transformed into a thing of greater beauty, featuring two pocket beaches and a concrete walkway.

Gone now are the days of waves pounding the shore making it almost impossible for sea lovers to gain access to the water. Instead, those visiting the popular picnic spot may now walk the stretch from Coral Reef right down to Settlers at Holetown and back without being hindered and relax on one of two small beaches in the area.

Read the full article on pages 16 & 17 in our digital ePaper –

One Response to Folkestone renewed

  1. Sam Licorish April 5, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    This is lovely to learn. I hope the beach is as nice as it used to be in the mid-80s. I had missed it terribly once they had done the work resulting in those crashing waves. We must be patient on progress.


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