The next phase of Colwyn Bay’s exciting sea defence and waterfront project will be getting underway this month. The beach and promenade will be tested thoroughly with heavy machinery to ensure the ground is safe, in preparation, to raise the promenade by one metre.
Large piling rigs are going to be drafted in to dig boreholes on the Colwyn Bay beach and promenade between Porth Eirias and the Victoria Pier, with diggers present to dig trial pits.
The work will begin next week, with a view to be finished within 2 to 3 weeks – with work limited to weekdays between 8am and 6pm, to try and minimise the disruption at the beach.
Since the sand dredging in Colwyn Bay created a beautiful permanent beach, the beach has really picked up with visitors flocking there on the warm days to enjoy some sun, sand, sea and maybe an ice cream.
Cllr Brian Cossey, for Colwyn Ward, said: “I just hope people will be patient and see that the end result will be worth it. You only need to see how people have taken to the new beach to see how important this is.”
Designs presenting to the public just how the council is planning to increase the transport links between the centre of Colwyn Bay town to the new developments on the beach front of Colwyn Bay will soon be released, displaying to the public after summer. Eventually, Councillors are expecting an amazing promenade that Colwyn Bay can really showcase to the rest of the country, helping to give a boost to tourism and the economy – while offering an excellent place for families and friends to enjoy a day out.