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  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is continuing along Bournemouth’s coastline to complete the installation of a further twelve new groynes as part of the Council’s ongoing beach management scheme. From this week, six of the planned twelve groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from west of St. Catherine’s Path in Southbourne to the end of the […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work begins along Bournemouth’s coastline this winter to install a further eight new groynes as part of the ongoing beach management scheme. The groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from east of Fisherman’s Walk towards Southbourne with work aimed to be complete by late Spring 2017. “The seafront promenade will remain open […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SOPAC (Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline) members recently paid a visit to the Bournemouth Beach Management scheme. SCOPAC – an influential network of local authorities and other key organisations – was established in 1986 with the role to assist members in developing a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management by commissioning research and […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth Borough Council has just released a video about the progress on the 2016 Bournemouth’s Beach Management Scheme. This beachfill project is a program of work, planned from 2015 to 2032, to replace Bournemouth’s existing 53 groynes, construct an additional three new groynes and replace the groyne at Hengistbury Head known as the ‘Long Groyne’. Crews […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of a 17-year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion is progressing according to schedule. Bournemouth’s famous golden beach is being replenished in order to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. Crews working on the project will pump a total of 320,000 cubic meters of new beach material onto the […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth’s famous golden sands will be replenished over the coming months to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. A total of 320,000 cubic meters of new beach material will be pumped onto the beach using specialist equipment with work starting between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and then continuing East […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Essential work to protect Bournemouth coastline from future erosion is progressing very well, the Bournemouth Council informs. The first phase (November 2015 to April 2020) involves the replacement of 30 groynes along the coast from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head. Beach replenishment will also take place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and to the east of Boscombe Pier […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 17 year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion has officially begun, the Bournemouth Council informs. The first phase (November 2015 to April 2020) involves the replacement of 30 groynes along the coast from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head. Beach replenishment will also take place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and to the east of Boscombe […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program of work to protect Bournemouth’s coastline is planned over the next 17 years and the public are invited to find out more at a special information event. Plans will go on public display at Boscombe Seafront Office on Thursday, 17 September, 2015 (9am – 7pm) detailing the beach management program of works. The […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bournemouth Council’s Cabinet approved yesterday a beach management project worth £43.7 million that will provide coastal protection for Bournemouth for the next 100 years. The Bournemouth Beach Management Study sets out a 17-year plan of beach replenishment and groyne renewal. Bournemouth’s beaches will be subject to regular replenishment with approximately 210,000m3 of replenishment materials […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bournemouth Borough Council has been granted over £1.2million by the Government to repair storm damage caused last winter to its coastline at Hengistbury Head, with works due to start on 8th September. Councillor David Smith, Cabinet Member for Planning and Environment at Bournemouth Borough Council, said: “Securing this investment is great news for Bournemouth following […]