Published: 00:00, 28 August 2014
| Updated: 09:49, 28 August 2014
For decades it has dominated the Folkestone harbour skyline, but demolition teams have been smashing down the iconic pilot tower.
The concrete former control centre for Folkestone Harbour has been derelict for several years since ferry services ceased.
The work started a fortnight after the Office of Rail Regulation ratified the closure of the Folkestone Harbour branch line and old railway station which served the port.
A harbour revision order is being sought be the Folkestone Harbour Company.
It could see the harbour close to commercial shipping ahead of the redevelopment of the whole seafront area into shops, homes, restaurants and leisure facilities.
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