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  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on a £2 million scheme to refurbish the flood defense embankment in Stansgate, Essex, offering a higher level of protection to people living nearby, informs the Environment Agency. The work is taking place along a stretch of coastline west of the Stansgate Abbey Road, north of Steeple, and is expected to last […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s coastal defenses could be designed to better withstand storms triggered by climate change, the University of Edinburgh said in its latest announcement. Improving seawalls could help limit loss of life and damage to property as coastal waters become stormier over coming years, researchers say. A way of predicting what happens to the millions of […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tonnes of granite arrived in Hastings on Tuesday, November 8th as the phase 1 of the town’s coastal defense improvement plan starts. Two new rock groynes will be created with 45,000 tonnes of granite, which will be delivered in stages from Norway by barge. Once the new rock groynes have been completed, 25,000 tonnes of shingle […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Central Government funding (via the Environment Agency) of up to £100,000 in place, East Devon District Council has begun coastal defense beach recycling work at Sidmouth’s main beach. As scheduled, work on East Devon District Council’s six-week beach recycling project started on Monday, 5 January, and a digger has begun removing the surplus build-up of […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with the Environment Agency is about to hold the first out of three public exhibitions about the Coastal Defense Improvements in Gosport. Gosport Borough Council is undertaking a project to recommend the replacement and improvement of sea defenses at three Gosport sites; Forton, Seafield and Alverstoke. Once built, the […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is set to start on coastal risk management works as part of a £150 million program of investment over three years across Wales, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths announced today. The Coastal Risk Management Program allocates funding for schemes to reduce risk to over 18,000 properties through projects to […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has recently begun work on an important coastal defense project in Kent, which when complete will provide improved protection from the sea for many years to come. The Herne Bay Coast Protection Works is being carried out by Mackley on behalf of Canterbury City Council – following a successful bid for Environment Agency funding. […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) is about to hold a drop in exhibition on new coastal defenses planned to be built at Milton Common in the summer 2016. The exhibition will take place on Thursday 18th February 2016, at the Moorings Way Infant School in Southsea, Hampshire. Milton Common defenses include a new 750m rock revetment that will […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn has approved funding of nearly £700,000 in an important step towards protecting one of South Wales’ most popular seaside villages, Mumbles, from flooding. The Welsh Government funding of £682,500 will contribute 75% towards the cost of carrying out detailed design work for a coastal defense scheme to reduce the flood […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting on the 4th of July, two new public consultations will be launched which will begin to help shape an exciting future for one of the Portsmouth’s most cherished assets. The first consultation will be on options for new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. “The Southsea Coastal Scheme team will have lots […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Havant Borough Council (HBC) and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) are continuing their work to develop outline designs for sea defenses at Langstone. The scheme is aimed to reduce coastal flood and erosion risk to 86 properties over the next 100 years, as well as critical infrastructure including the A3023, the only road access […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Project was officially opened on Friday, 13 May, by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency. This coastal scheme, which took two years to complete, will provide improved protection from flooding for around 1,400 homes and 100 businesses along a 2.5 km stretch of the East Sussex coastline […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has taken steps to deliver an active travel project and coastal defense works in Old Colwyn. The contractor was hired by Conwy County Borough Council to improve the coastal defenses and active travel route at Splash Point, at the arches end of the Old Colwyn promenade. The scheme, scheduled to […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defense schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs, reported the Welsh Government. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will be holding a series of public events over the next couple of days about the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. The team behind the scheme will organize two information events this week about the next phase of the project, which will run from Kendall’s Wharf along the […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 3D scale model of a Nigerian beach near Lagos has been put through its paces this month in HR Wallingford’s modelling hall. New coastal defenses are needed where the beach has retreated at the residential Maiyegun Beach Estate following major development farther along the coast. The designers of the coastal protection scheme, CDR International, asked […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephen Donnelly, TD for Wicklow and East Carlow, yesterday met with Minister of State for OPW and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, to raise the need for investment in both the Murrough and Arklow coastal defenses. The people of Wicklow are deeply concerned about the continued erosion of the Murrough, said Donnelly in his latest announcement. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Scheme which have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. To increase the flood risk management in this area, the seawall height will need to be increased by approximately […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and Portsmouth City Council’s coastal engineering team have started work on the Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme. The scheme, part of the overall North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defenses, will run from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek roundabout. The work will take place in three phases from April – […]

  • 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 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to build new sea defenses which will ensure the safety of more than 8000 properties and 700 businesses took a step forward as the planning application for the Southsea Coastal Scheme was submitted for approval to the local planning authority, the Portsmouth City Council reports.  “The Scheme, which has been in development since the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme has been completed and the opening ceremony will take place on Friday, May 13. The £30 million coastal program, which will provide protection to more than 1,300 homes and 100 businesses, spans from The Suttons in Camber to Lydd Ranges. It will increase the standard of protection from coastal flooding to […]