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An 'Alcatraz' style steel gate has ruffled the normally genteel feathers of the well heeled beach hut residents of Mudeford in Dorset.<br />
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The views from Britain's most expensive beach huts have been blighted by a set of "prison style" gates officials have put up on a ferry jetty because they feared it was becoming dangerous.<br />
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The owners of the exclusive huts that change hands for an eye-watering £250,000 are outraged after the 8ft stainless steel gates appeared on the end of the jetty.<br />
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Health and safety officials put up the lockable gates amid fears unauthorised boats using the wooden pontoon at Mudeford Spit, Dorset, <br />
were posing a risk to the small ferry service that uses it.