Fairlight Coastal Erosion Scheme Underway

Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex.

The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect the cliffs in Fairlight Cove from further erosion.

Mackley is working in partnership with designers and engineers from Canterbury City Council Engineering Services, through the East Kent Engineering Partnership.

Funding for the project has been provided through the Environment Agency’s Flood Defense Grant in Aid (FDGiA) as well as the Fairlight Preservation Trust and Fairlight Parish Council.

Virtually all deliveries to site will be made from the sea and will not be brought through Fairlight village, in order to minimize disruption and inconvenience for local residents.

22,500 tonnes of Larvik granite rocks from Norway will be delivered by sea to complete the construction of the 270m rock berm. Rock deliveries commenced in mid-August and works will continue for approximately 12 weeks.

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