The Lighthouse at Beachy Head, seen in both episodes Many Happy Returns, and The Girl Who Was Death was up for closure, along with a number of other Lighthouses around the coast of Great Britain. However, the decsion was made not to close the Lighthouse. Now it would seem that it's too expensive to paint the Lighthouse.
The newspaper cutting was sent to me by a friend, who found it in The Mail On Sunday September 4th 2011. BCNU