Top’s off!

Oct 3, 2023

The once proud Royal Sovereign Lighthouse has now been reduced to a stump.

The cabin section was lifted off on Sunday 1 October by a giant floating crane called Gulliver.

The demolition company, Herbosch-Kiere, will return next year to remove the Sovereign Stump.

There is a picture gallery of the lifting operation on the Trinity House website.

View Trinity House web page

Trinity House - Royal Sovereign deconstruction

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