Granite arriving at Hopton beach
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Hopton holiday park pays £7m bill to protect cliffs

Thousands of tonnes of granite is being used to build new sea defences on a stretch of coast which suffered serious erosion during December's tidal surge.

Stone shipped over from Norway will become giant groynes at Hopton in Norfolk, to protect a caravan park on the cliffs above the beach.

There is no government funding to protect the cliffs, so the holiday park is funding the £7m project,

  • 15 Apr 2014