The Esplanade Porthcawl

The Esplanade Porthcawl

It was about minus 4 when I photographed Esplanade House in the seaside town of Porthcawl, early one January morning. In fact the weather at this time of the year was not good, so when I looked at the forecast and suggested to the architect getting up at 7.00am on a Sunday morning he was reluctant. Its architects won a major award. What a pity locals hate it – and are calling it ‘the bottle bank'”;”The Esplanade,