Eastbourne seafront cafe demolished

Demolition work has begun at a popular cafe on Eastbourne seafront.

Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 2:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 2:33 pm

The Western View at the Wish Tower is being knocked down to make way for a new destination restaurant.

The eatery closed on Sunday July 1 after being in situ since early 2013.

Excavation work has begun and contractors are due to start work in the summer on building a new restaurant to replace the former Wish Tower Restaurant.

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French chain Bistrot Pierre has been chosen to run the restaurant, the building of which will be paid for in part by more than £1 million given to Eastbourne council by the Conservative government for tourism in the wake of the devastating pier fire in 2014.