Havant Borough Council Secures Funding for Langstone Scheme

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Funding to develop designs for a new coastal defense scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion in Langstone has been secured, the Havant Borough Council (HBC) informs. 

The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), on behalf of HBC, has secured £376,000 made up from a Defra Grant in Aid and the HBC Community Infrastructure Levy.

The outline designs for the new coastal defense scheme will look to reduce flood and coastal erosion risk over the next 100 years for 86 properties and critical infrastructure. This includes the A3023; the only road crossing to Hayling Island.

Commenting the latest news, Councillor David Guest, Cabinet Lead for Planning and Development, said: “The ESCP has delivered many projects to extremely high standards, protecting thousands of households. I am delighted it has secured funding and will be able to continue its great work in our borough.”

Peter Scannell, project manager for the scheme, added: “The secured funding will allow us to address the significant risk to Langstone’s local community and critical infrastructure such as the A3023.

“We will be able to develop outline designs of the flood defense options, seek input from the community and the landowners, and then submit a further case for additional funding to build the scheme.”

The ESCP is a partnership between Havant Borough Council, Portsmouth City Council, Gosport Borough Council and Fareham Borough Council. The partnership has coastal engineers from each authority working in one team to manage 162km of coastline across the Eastern Solent.

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