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  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Wyre Council has just released the latest update for the Rossall sea defenses. According to the update, construction continues apace along the full extent of the project with work being carried out on all major elements of the new defenses. Precast concrete which makes up the bulk of the visible defenses continues on the […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Dorset Council have partnered up to work on a new multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. Over the next two weeks, subject to weather and sea conditions, large rocks will be delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works have continued on the new sea defenses at Rossall with the major changes now visible at promenade level, reports the Wyre Council. Since the last update, one thousand intermediate blocks have been installed. According to the council, almost one third of the upper promenade has been brought up to final level and topped with a […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All works on Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense project are now complete, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “Final works at Hill Head are now complete! This £1m project will protect this much loved stretch of coastline from the effects of extreme weather and sea level rise for years to come,” said ESCP. […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for Southsea’s new sea defenses have been given a boost as Portsmouth City Council’s Conservative administration confirmed proposals to bring forward plans to allocate £6m of funding to the project. The bulk of the money for the scheme will come from central government but the council is required to provide a proportion of the […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The last remaining section of the Carlyon Bay sea defenses erected without planning permission in 2004 is being ripped up. Diggers have been taking up the iron shuttering which was protecting the Information Hut at the western end of Crinnis beach. The developers, CEG, had been ordered by Cornwall Council to remove the structure by the end […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are coming to an end on the Hill Head seawall promenade, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The last of the concrete for the promenade was poured in early October 2017. The site compound is beginning to clear and final works are being completed, reported ESCP. “The aim of this project is to […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A report outlining the shortlisted options for the Hunstanton Coastal Management Plan is now available, along with an online survey, reports the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk. “We’re developing a Coastal Management Plan for the cliffs and sea defenses in Hunstanton, and we want input from local residents,” the Council announced. A Coastal Management […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is due to begin to repair the extensive winter storm damage suffered by Cremyll Quay in 2014, when a large section of the north east corner of the quay collapsed as well as collapses further down its length, according to the Cornwall Council. Repairs is set to start today on the four areas along […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) sea defense inspections following the first storm of 2016 (Storm Angus) identified damage to the fragile coastal revetments at Broadmarsh. In light of the regular failures of this defenses, ESCP made proposal to replace the section of damaged concrete revetment with rock revetment (used already by the ESCP at North […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) yesterday presented an update on the Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense scheme. “Over half of the new sea wall is now complete and we are constructing the remaining sections, including the drainage through the wall from the promenade,” reported ESCP. Despite the hard work to reopen the […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), Balfour Beatty – as well as other partners that are working on the project – have released this video which illustrates emerging design proposals for the new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront in Southsea. According to the officials, the new defenses are aimed to reduce the risk of […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wyre Council has just released the latest update on Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire, saying that the works continue apace, with some large gaps in the new defenses starting to be filled.  “We currently have a 60 meter gap in the new defenses adjacent to Chatsworth access ramp. This is the location of two […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new sea defense and widening of the Skegness seafront promenade is scheduled to start this month. People who live and work in the area have been invited to a drop-in session to learn more about the scheme. Plans will be on display and members of the project team will be available to answer […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wyre Council has just released a video that shows progress on the Rossall Sea Defenses Scheme. “We are replacing sea defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, a stretch of around 2km, to protect 7500 properties from the risk of coastal flooding,” the Council said. Around 285 meters of piles were installed in the […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pevensey Bay Sea Defense scheme has received a Gold National Site Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for a third consecutive year. The defense scheme is a 25-year project on the East Sussex coast to improve and maintain 9km long shingle embankment between Eastbourne and Bexhill-on-Sea. The work is being carried out by Pevensey Coastal […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canterbury City Council announced yesterday that their ongoing sea defense project to help protect Herne Bay from flooding is nearing completion. The £2.8 million scheme, which started back in September 2018, has seen 11 new timber groynes successfully installed to the west of the pier at Lane End, 2,000 tonnes of granite rock delivered […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next stage of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense scheme is underway, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership reports.  The next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up the £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, has been split into two sections: Kendall’s Wharf and Eastern Road. Mackley Construction Ltd was chosen […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty recently started works to create an ecology park on the landward side of its Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire. The transformation of the 1.5km strip of land, already classed as a Biological Heritage site, was awarded to Balfour Beatty following the company’s successful partnership with Wyre Council to construct Rossall’s sea defense. […]