HistoryPoints News

May 20, 2012

History of a concrete wall

Concrete walls don't usually merit a HistoryPoints plaque, but the one behind Knightly's Fun Park ...
in Towyn is an exception. It's part of the sea defences which were strengthened after a tidal flood in 1990 left 6,000 people temporarily homeless. Parliament held an inquiry and lessons were learned across Britain. If you're walking the Wales Coast Path you can scan the QR codes on the wall to read the story. Others can click here.