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Repair work to the Battery on Lamer Island will start in August and access to the site will be closed to the public until all the work is completed.

A planning application is under review for the improvement element of this project which, thanks to the generosity of Viridor Credits and Historic Environment Scotland, will enable the Battery to be developed with a soft touch, holding onto the character of the building.

It will reopen with better access, improved interpretation and East Lothian's only external Amphitheatre for open-air performance. It will also feature a new public artwork from Donald Urquhart

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