The coastline of Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, consists of a shingle beach maintained by a series of T-shaped, wooden piled groynes. This is a photographic exploration of a community of groynes that co-exist on the beach, next to the promenade from West Parade to Channel View. The photographs examine the individual characteristics of the post tops. Using photomontage, the ferrule was manipulated to create the number which links the post top to the groyne in which it exists. This series of blogs presents a small selection from work that started in 2002 and continues to this day.
Groyne 50 is a mixture of round and square topped posts, starting with the round posts.
Change over time: From left to right 2012 – 2014 – 2015
Groyne 50 is opposite `Montserrat’, part of a set of 6 blocks of flats at the west end of West Parade. From the top of the groyne, you also have a view of one of the `new’ shelters.