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  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently confirmed its commitment to the Lower Otter Restoration Project while applications for funding grants are made. This assurance means that work to manage the estuary can press ahead and avoid delays on delivering the £8-9 million scheme. Ben Johnstone, Environment Agency flood risk manager, said: “We are completely committed to the […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Looking to strengthen the Seaton seafront against coastal flooding and erosion, East Devon District Council has selected CH2M to develop a beach management plan for the coastline from Seaton Hole to Axmouth Harbor, England. CH2M will work alongside East Devon, experts from the Environment Agency and Natural England and various local community groups to identify […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following unanimous support for the aims of the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) at the steering group meeting in March, East Devon District Council’s Cabinet voted to adopt the SEBMP at their meeting last night Wednesday 5 April 2017. The SEBMP document, which is the result of extensive research and work by CH2M, […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the third meeting of East Devon District Council’s Sidmouth & East Beach Management Plan (BMP) steering group, on Tuesday, 13 October 2015, the project received endorsement from Martin Davies, Flood & Coastal Risk Management Advisor at the Environment Agency. The focus of the meeting was the presentation by coastal management experts CH2M of four […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Steering Group (SG) for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) demonstrated unanimous support for the aims of the SEBMP last week by voting in favor of a final version of the proposed Beach Management Plan. A report on the SEBMP will now be presented at a meeting of East Devon […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £2.5 million action plan to provide greater flood protection to more than 300 homes has been agreed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet. Councillors yesterday approved the County Council’s Flood Risk Management Action Plan to target flood improvements in priority areas across Devon, the council said in its latest release. Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a request from the Chairman of East Devon District Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, councilors will delay discussing the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) to a future date. Sidmouth’s BMP was completed in January 2017 by East Devon’s consultants CH2M, following extensive consultation and collaboration with the local community. “We really appreciate all […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme will stop over the summer holiday period to minimize disruption for residents and visitors, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, construction will restart in September with a focus on Alexandra Terrace junction and the improved road layout, providing benefits to reduce flooding and also […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency earlier today presented the latest update on the Exmouth tidal defense scheme. The EA reported that work continues on defense wall and revetment at Royal Avenue, piling and gabions at Camperdown Creek and improvements to the sea wall along the seaward side of the Esplanade. They also added that in September, the […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about planned improvements and construction work that is taking place as part of Exmouth’s £12 million project to reduce tidal flood risk. The Environment Agency is organizing drop-in exhibition at the Exmouth Town Hall on 28 June from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. “Everyone is welcome to come […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme. According to the update, a planning application for the project was submitted on 26 September 2018 to the local planning authority East Devon District Council. The Environment Agency is currently carrying out ground investigation works in the area; these include up […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s £12 million tidal defense scheme at a drop-in event next week. The event is being held on Wednesday, 5 September, at Ocean on Queens Drive, EX8 2AY between 11am and 8pm. Rob Butler, project manager for the Environment Agency, […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for a new tidal defense scheme in the Devon town of Exmouth are continuing, with the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (TVO) set to meet local landowners and residents in the coming weeks. The scheme will be delivered by Kier, working as part of TVO and on behalf of the Environment Agency and […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with East Devon District Council to reduce flood risk in Exmouth, East Devon. Team Van Oord (TVO) was awarded the design and build contract for the Exmouth tidal defense scheme in October 2017. In February and March 2018 the EA will be carrying out a number of surveys […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Axmouth Harbor will shortly be relieved of quantities of naturally accumulated silt during a three phase program of dredging work, which will be undertaken over the coming months by the Axe Yacht Club in conjunction with the Axe Harbor Management Company. The silt will be removed from the harbor and deposited within reception trenches that […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working in collaboration with East Devon District Council since 2015 to develop a new tidal defense scheme for Exmouth. The need for the new defense scheme for Exmouth was initially identified as part of a flood risk management strategy for the whole of the Exe Estuary. Following analysis by the Environment […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £1 million flood prevention scheme in Axminster has been completed, the Devon County Council said in their latest release. The council’s scheme in Willhay Lane, which has widened and realigned the Millbrook culvert to improve its capacity and flow of water, now provides vital protection to over 160 homes. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon County […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting of the Sidmouth Beach Management Steering Group will take place on 13 September to allow members of the local community, as well as statutory partners, such as the Environment Agency and Natural England, to meet with East Devon District Council’s project team and project consultants Royal HaskoningDHV.  The meeting will give Royal HaskoningDHV the opportunity to explain […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaton’s local community will have the opportunity to learn more about how the town’s Beach Management Plan (BMP) is progressing at a drop-in session on 30 August, from 3pm onwards, at the Marshlands Center in Seaton, the East Devon District Council said in its latest release.  At the session people will have the opportunity to […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council has just announced that local people responded positively to the council’s Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) public consultation, which was held on Thursday 25 May at Seaton Town Council’s Marshlands Center. The event was well attended with members of the public able to discuss the proposed BMP with East Devon’s BMP […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District councilors have given the go ahead for the production of a beach management plan for Seaton. “A preferred supplier – CH2M – has already been identified, following a rigorous and competitive tender process,” the official press release stated. CH2M are coastal flooding experts who have already produced over 20 Beach Management Plans […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community groups and East Devon District Council have met for the first time to discuss the brief for a Beach Management Plan (BMP) for Seaton. “Seaton’s beach is an integral part of the town’s defenses from flooding and coastal erosion. It diffuses wave energy and protects the seawall from damage, as well as reducing wave […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s project team for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has sent the draft management plan and options appraisal to the BMP steering group (SG). This is to allow the different SG members time to comment over the next month before the BMP is completed by early November. The options appraisal […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]