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I agree that Black Rock is a poorly defined nowhere - limited access, once past Duke's Mount, sees to this. Did you know that, at low tide, one could see masonry humps on top of the black rocks. They followed the line of Volks' railway and were an unsuccessful attempt to extend the little railway over the water to Rottingdean.
By Andrew Holmes-Siedle (26/11/2005)

I have to agree with what has been said, when people were petitioning against the building of the marina, I was serving in the Royal Air Force. I personnaly spent many happy hours night and day fishing off the old Black Rock Groyne, and remember the the old concrete footings at low tide very well, as we used to go on the rocks to collect all the broken fishing tackle for leads and hooks, happy memories.

By Paul Fleet (26/10/2009)

Most years lately I have returned to Blackrock and never cease grieving my childhood Blackrock of the '50s. The swimming pool and beach below, and the wildness of the groyne and cliff walks where in high tide and winter, one could be drenched by the upcoming waves. What a shame...people should have been marching in protest. The Marina is so ugly...in contrast to the beautiful wildness of the rock pools and their creatures, and the beaches of my childhood.

By Linda George (02/10/2012)

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