Beach in Cherng Talay Officially Returned to the Public

Thalang –

Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay has officially been returned to the public after decades of encroachment, say relevant officials.

Our previous stories:

Officers have placed notices which give the order to demolish structures within 15 days that have encroached on public areas on the Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay.

Structures that have allegedly encroached on public areas worth 50 billion baht on the Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay, Thalang are finally demolished.

Officials removed encroaching signs on Lay Phang Beach in Thalang after all encroached structures were ordered by relevant agencies to be demolished.

Officers have continued to demolish encroaching structures on Lay Phang Beach in Thalang.

Now of the update:

The official event called ‘Happy Return of Lay Phang Beach to the Public’ was held on Thursday (May 9th) at 4:00 P.M. on Lay Phang Beach in Cherng Talay, Thalang. The event was led by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul and Deputy Interior Minister Chada Thaiset. Joining them were locals from Cherng Talay and Phuket.

Mr. Anutin said, “Congratulations to Phuket in which Lay Phang Beach has now become a completely public beach free from any encroachment where everyone can visit the beach. It was a very hard job for locals and officials to fight for public rights which took a total of more than 20 years. We hope that this will be the last case of encroachment to public beach/areas here.”

The Phuket Express noted that Lay Phang Beach covers a 172 Rai plot of land along two kilometres of coastline. The total value of the land is now about 50,000 million Baht.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.