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Title: Southwold coastal frontage : options consultation
Author: Environment Agency Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
At Southwold, the Agency is responsible for the flood defences at Easton Marshes and Southwold Denes. Waveney District Council (WDC) is responsible for the sea defences along the Southwold Town frontage. Prompted by growing concerns over areas susceptible to flooding and erosion, Halcrow Croup Ltd (Halcrow) were appointed to prepare a Strategy Plan for the management of the coastal frontage between Lowestoft and Thorpeness. The Strategy Plan recommended maintenance of the existing flood and erosion protection structures over their lifetime and further improvements for flood and erosion protection along this length of coast over the next 5-15 years. The strategy identified areas of the frontage where more urgent works need to be undertaken to maintain and improve the current standards of defence. Three key areas have been identified where the coastal defences may need to be improved in the short term: Easton Marshes, Southwold Town and Southwold Denes. This document highlights possible options to manage these defences.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2003
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersFlood risk management
Geographic Keywords: EA AnglianWaveney (Suffolk, Norfolk)
Extent: 16
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