Marine expert Dr Mark Davidson from Plymouth University has given the Â£4 million BoscombeÂ surf reef a 4 out of 10 score.
The verdict is being carried by BBC News and the Bournemouth Daily Echo.
I have just followed the saga rather than blog about it but I know that walkers like to lookÂ down on the site after climbing up from Boscombe Pier.Â Once at the top of Honeycombe Chine visitors usually wonder why the view is blocked by flatsÂ rising from below. It’s to pay for the surfing.
See page 44.