Piers need repairs

Whitby piers, quays and sea defences urgently need proper maintenance. This is essential for the benefit of harbour users. It would also safeguard large areas of the town against flooding.

Our historic harbour lies at the very heart of Whitby and forms a key visitor attraction.

The Whitby Coastal Strategy was produced for Scarborough Borough Council in 2002. It concluded that both of Whitby’s main piers had a residual life of less than 10 years…

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